North Canberra Community Council Meeting Details (Wednesday, 17 March 2010, 7.30pm)

The major topic at the next public meeting of the North Canberra Community Council will be a discussion on Induced Traffic & Sandford Street Extension. Meeting Details: Date: Wednesday, 17 March 2010 Time: 7.30pm Venue: ACT Sport House, 100 Maitland Street, Hackett Confirmed attendees are: Tony Gill, Director, Roads ACT Kester Boardman, EIS Project Manager, Cardno Pty Ltd Emma Maratea, Community Consultation Coordinator, Cardno Pty Ltd John Rayment, Technical Project Manager, Cardno Pty Ltd Gerard Coffey, ACTPLA, Infrastructure Policy The meeting will provide (1) An outline and background of the Sandford Street Extension project, (2) The purpose and compilation process

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Presentation: Dick Smith on population at the Canberra Club (10 March 2010)

The Australia Institute and Sustainable Population Australia will host a speech by Dick Smith on Wednesday, 10 March. Dick will discuss ‘Population: the elephant in the room we have ignored for too long’. “Australia’s population is set to explode, reaching at least 36 million by 2050. As it stands, our population is already growing faster than any developed nation, and faster than countires like China, India and Indonesia. If we maintain this rate of growth in the years to come, I believe it will be a disaster. The way of life we love in Australia will be forever changed as we

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Canberra Pedestrian Forum: December Meeting (14 December 2009)

The Canberra Pedestrian Forum represents and promotes our rights and interests as pedestrians in Canberra, in much the same way that the NRMA, Pedal Power and the Motorcycle Riders Association represent our interests as drivers and riders. Their next public meeting will be Date: Monday 14December 2009 Time: 19:00-21:00 Venue: Conservation Council, 3 Childers St, Acton They will be undertaking a Strategic Planning Workshop to develop a Vision, Mission, Aims and Objectives for the Canberra Pedestrian Forum (or its successor).

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Amnesty International: International Human Rights Day at the ‘Mums & Dads for Amnesty' Morning Tea (10 December 2009)

Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of people campaigning to protect human rights. We have a vision of a world in which every person enjoys all of the rights stated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards. Thursday 10 December is International Human Rights Day. Come celebrate and take action to protect human rights for all people. This will be the final morning tea for 2009, so bring some friends and join in for a cuppa and cake. There will be resources and information for letter writing actions, computer access for online actions, and

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Meeting Details for 2010

The next public meeting of the North Canberra Community Council will occur in February 2010 The North Canberra Community Council (NCCC) is the umbrella organization for Resident Associations and Community Groups in North Canberra. The NCCC is the one-stop-shop for Government and the community to communicate. The NCCC is run by volunteers and membership is free. As a resident of North Canberra you are invited to become a member and participate in committee meetings. Membership forms will be available at the meeting or can be down-loaded from here: NCCC Membership Form.

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Curfew 4 Canberra: Annual General Meeting (5 November 2009)

Curfew for Canberra will be holding their Annual General Meeting on Thursday 5 November 2009. The guest speaker will be ACT Greens MLA Shane Rattenbury They are inviting supporters to celebrate their  achievements in 2009, and thank all those who have worked on our campaign. Date: Thursday 5 November 2009 Time: 7.30 pm Place: ACT Sports House, 100 Maitland St, Hackett

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November 2009: Meeting Details

North Canberra Community Council Annual General Meeting Wednesday, 18 November 2009, 19:30 ACT Sports House, 100 Maitland Street, Hackett Guest speakers: Gay Williamson & Kelvin Walsh – ACTPLA “Sustainable future planning – building resilience to climate change” Sustainability is crucial to Canberra’s future. It means to recognize that social, economic and environmental well-being is interdependent and that meeting our needs today must not compromise the opportunities of future generations. How does this reflect on future urban development?

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Public Forum: National Capital Authority (26 November 2009)

On 26 November 2009 the NCA will hold a public forum to provide opportunity to begin a continuing dialogue about planning in Canberra, and ensuring Canberra’s ‘place’ as the national capital. The event will take place at Parliament House commencing at 6pm. An agenda will be issued closer to the date.

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Curfew4Canberra: Notice of upcoming Annual General Meeting (5 November 2009)

An open letter from the committee of Curfew4Canberra and details of their upcoming Annual General Meeting: Dear C4C Members, Friends and Supporters, It is now over 6 weeks since the Federal Minister’s disastrous decision to approve a 24-hour freight hub at Canberra Airport – a very sad day indeed for the Canberra we currently know and love. C4C’s committee recently met for the first time since this decision. We decided it was time for a frank letter to our members, friends and supporters, so here goes. The C4C campaign now finds itself in a very different era following Minster Albanese’s

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