Health/Disability

Asbestos Response Task Force to present to North Canberra Community Council – 21 April

The ACT Government Asbestos Response Task Force has agreed to present to the North Canberra Community Council meeting on 21 April 2015. The Task Force expects to address topics including: an update on the buyback scheme what support is being provided to homeowners support specific to elderly homeowners information about the pilot demolitions how the program will affect the wider community, and the proposed territory plan variation The meeting will be at 7.30 pm at the Function Room in the Majura Community Centre, 2 Rosevear Place Dickson – click for map

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Your day-to-day life in Canberra

An online survey about day-to-day life, health and wellbeing in the ACT will be open 16th-31st of May. It is funded by ACT Health and is being run by researchers at both The Australian National University and The University of Canberra. They are hoping to get a diverse range of people taking the survey so that we have a real picture of what people in the ACT do with their time, and how they feel about it. It takes about 30 minutes and you can go into a draw to win one of these 46 great prizes: 3 Apple iPads

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Proposed Letter to Federal Minister for Health and Aging

The Hackett Community Association (HCA) has been encouraging the establishment of a pharmacy at the local shops because there are many older residents of Hackett who find it difficult to get to nearby pharmacies due to lack of personal transport, poor interconnecting bus services or lack of mobility.  This had led to a pharmacist leasing one of the shops at the Hackett Shops and commencing to fit it out in anticipation of obtaining approval to operate the pharmacy. This is a major demonstration of faith in the Hackett Community as it is by no means certain that the pharmacy will

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Lifeline calls to be free from mobiles

Mobile phone calls to Lifeline are to become free from anywhere in Australia. The Federal Government says mobile phone companies have agreed not to charge people calling the helpline number. Mental Health Minister Mark Butler says the phone companies will be compensated by the Government. He says nearly one third of all calls to Lifeline are from mobile phones.

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Community Forum: Inner North – Healthy Communities Initiative (29 June 2010)

If you provide, participate or want to participate in physical activities in Inner North Canberra and/or love foods that build a healthy body, you are invited to attend this event. We need your feedback about what’s needed in inner north Canberra to support a healthy lifestyle. DATE: Tuesday 29th JUNE 2010 TIME: 9.30 am – 2 pm VENUE: GRIFFIN CENTRE Room 6, Genge St. Canberra City Morning tea and light lunch will be provided AND free ‘Healthy Food Fast’ Cookbooks to the first 50 RSVP’s RSVP and more details from Lynne Ph: 6207 8738; email: lynne.prentice@act.gov.au

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Healthcare Consumers Survey: Would you like to see the nurse?

Would you be happy to see a nurse instead of a doctor for some of your medical care? The Health Care Consumer’s Association of the ACT, Canberra’s peak health consumers organization, in partnership with the ANU is asking just that question through an online Nurse Survey being conducted throughout June.

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Latest DAs

80 Lewin Street, Lyneham, ACT - DA: 202239880 Closes: 2022-10-04;

AMENDMENT TO APPROVED DA202239880 - S197A Amendment to the development application for proposal for 2 storey additions to existing residence including carport, alfresco and associated site works. - The Amendment is to change the windows & doors, internal walls and kitchen amended, upper floor redesigned & increased, roof redesigned, cladding type changed, and associated works.

86 Waller Crescent, Campbell, ACT - DA: 202240566 Closes: 2022-09-13;

PROPOSAL FOR DWELLING ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS - demolition of the existing garage and partial demolition of the existing dwelling, construction of a new extension to the ground floor including extended living and an attached garage, new internal renovations, driveway extension, landscaping and associated works.

1 Swainsona Street, O'connor, ACT - DA: 202240537 Closes: 2022-09-14;

PROPOSAL FOR NEW DWELLING AND SECONDARY RESIDENCE - demolition of the existing dwelling and construction of a new 2 storey primary dwelling with attached garage and a new single storey secondary residence with attached carport, new driveway, landscaping and associated works.

17 Archibald Street, Lyneham, ACT - DA: 202240580 Closes: 2022-09-09;

PROPOSAL FOR NEW DWELLING - demolition of the existing dwelling, driveway and carport, construction of a new single storey dwelling with attached double garage, new driveway, alfresco and associated works.

71 Constitution Avenue, Campbell, ACT - DA: 202240451 Closes: 2022-09-14;

LEASE VARIATION - To vary the Crown lease by adding consulting rooms, health centre and indoor recreation facility as permissible uses.

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