Leon Arundell of NCCC has prepared a discussion paper on issues raised by alternative water and sewerage pricing options.
In place of our September General Meeting we will join with the Lyneham Community Association to host an election forum for the Kurrajong electorate which covers inner north and inner south Canberra.
This is your opportunity to quiz your local candidates and hear what they have to say.
Residents, community groups and businesses have voiced their opinion on the direction of the city centre and its prominent gateway, Northbourne Avenue. Over 300 Canberrans provided their suggestions for the urban renewal of Canberra’s premier centre and its gateway during consultation earlier this year.
On Tuesday (9 May) the ACT Government announced that household waste and recycling bins will not be collected on Friday 13 May 2016 due to industrial action by the drivers employed by collection contractor SUEZ.
The ACT Government is committed to protecting the public from the harms associated with smoking and exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke. One way of doing this is to create smoke-free areas in public spaces.
This review of the building regulatory system is part of ongoing ACT Government reforms to ensure buildings meet contemporary standards – and the expectations of the community, industry practitioners and businesses and government alike. The Government is proposing reforms to the regulatory system, with the primary focus on residential buildings—single dwellings, townhouses and apartment buildings—and management of retention and project payments. Some of the proposals also apply to non-residential buildings. Anyone with an interest in building and construction is invited to have their say on the proposals outlined in the paper For more information, go to http://haveyoursay.planning.act.gov.au/improving-the-act-building-regulatory-system
As Canberra’s spring flower festival Floriade wraps up for another year, talk has now turned to the future of the aging event.
A North Canberra Community Council survey shows that North Canberra residents want the Braddon Club site to remain available for community purposes such as recreation, community activities or a playing field. “The Braddon Club site was part of the Northbourne Oval from 1925 until 1998. In 2006 the Canberra Raiders paid $420,000 for a lease that allows them to use the site only for the purpose of a club, and prevents them from selling it without the approval of the planning and land authority. They have closed the club on the grounds that it was not profitable. They are currently …
The Canberra Raiders Group wants to knock down the old Braddon Club and build an $80 million tower complex. That has sparked debate about former community spaces being targeted for redevelopment.