Media Coverage: Chronicle – Village and bushland to make way for housing

In the April 7 edition of the City Chronicle, three members of the Watson Community Association were interviewed by Rebecca Thistleton in regard to the redevelopment of the Australian Heritage Village site. In the article there is a discussion of the loss of woodland, recreational facilities and community space.

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Sir John Hackett Essay Competition (Entries open until 15 August 2009)

All young people living in Hackett and in school years 5-12 are invited to enter this competition being held by the Hackett Community Association with the support of local schools and the Australian Dictionary of Biography.  Essays should be 250-500 words long for Years 5-6; approximately 600

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Public Meeting: The Future of Canberra Airport and Impacts for the Community (30 April 2009)

Shane Rattenbury, ACT Greens MLA for Molonglo, invites members of the public to attend a community forum to hear about the recently released 2009 Preliminary Draft Master Plan for the airport and discuss issues raised by the community about the plan. When: Thursday, April 30th 2009, Time:

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Invitation for Submissions: Select Committee on Campaign Advertising

The ACT Legislative Assembly Select Committee on Campaign Advertising is seeking public submissions on the Government Agencies (Campaign Advertising) Bill 2008. The Committee welcomes submissions from all interested parties and members of the public. The Committee would like to receive any submission by 29 May 2009.

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Reminder: Canberra Airport Draft Master Plan submissions close on 8th May 2009

In accordance with the Airports Act 1996, Canberra International Airport is required to prepare and submit a draft Master Plan for the approval of the Minister for Transport and Regional Services, for a 20 year horizon every five years. An integral part of that process includes the

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