Public information session regarding the Majura Parkway EIS (8 July 2009)

A public information session on the Majura Parkway Environmental Impact Study (EIS) will be held Wednesday, 8 July 2009 at the Dame Pattie Menzies House in Dickson from 7.00pm to 9.00pm. The ACT Government has extended the public consultation period on the draft EIS by two weeks

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Chronicle: Freight hub still draws ire

The June 30  2009  edition of the  Chronicle ran a story written by Elliot Woods about the negative health effects that will be experienced should the proposed 24 hour freight hub go ahead at the Canberra Airport.  Curfew for Canberra convener Jenny Savigny explains the experience that

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ABC News: Drivers stung with parking fee rise

ABC News is reporting the parking fees in Government Car Parks in the City West area will increase substantially from 6 July 2009: Parking fees for three of Canberra’s carkparks will nearly double from Monday. An all-day ticket at a City West car park, between Marcus Clarke

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ACTION: New bus fares effective 1 July 2009

New bus fares are in force as of 1 July 2009. Bus fares will increase by an average 11 per cent and university students will no longer be eligible for a student fare, instead having to pay the concession fare rate.

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Media Release 22 June 2009: Majura Parkway Realignment EIS

NCCC Media Release 22 June 2009 The Chair of the North Canberra Community Council (NCCC), Jochen Zeil, has called for more information on the proposed Majura Parkway Realignment and a public information meeting on the new road. Mr Zeil stated, “The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) makes it

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Canberra Airport master plan, mixed bag with no real industry support

In November 2008, the Federal Transport Minister Anthony Albanese rejected Canberra International Airport’s draft master plan on the grounds that it did not provide enough detail on the proposal to develop the airport into a freight hub and the airport’s community consultation had been insufficient. The Minister

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Roadworks creating problems for Pialligo residents and businesses

The ABC Canberra TV news provided the following report on the impact road construction and upgrades around the airport and entrance to the suburb of Pialligo is creating for residents and local businesses. Roads ACT have indicated that road-works should be complete by the end of July,

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Comments sought on Majura Parkway Draft EIS (closing 29 June 2009)

Public comment is now being invited on a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a proposal to duplicate the Majura Road. The document can also be downloaded at from the following ACTPLA webpage.

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NCCC Submission to Canberra Airport Draft Preliminary Master Plan 2009

The North Canberra Community Council recently made a submission in response to the Canberra Airport Preliminary Master Plan 2009. The key recommendations from the NCCC submission are: That the PDMP 2009 should be rejected. That a 11pm to 6am night time curfew be introduced in Canberra. That

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Invitation for public comment – Preliminary Draft Major Development Plan Western Concourse Terminal Extension (Closing 21 July 2009)

The following is reproduced from the Canberra Airport Website: Major Development Plans – Preliminary Draft Major Development Plan Western Concourse Terminal Extension – Public Consultation 28 April to 21 July 2009 Canberra Airport has released the Preliminary Draft Major Development Plan, Western Concourse Terminal Extension for public

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