Inquiry into $20m office fitout for Climate Change Department – Acton

The following was received from the House of Representatives – Email Alert Service: Department of Climate Change to appear before Public Works Committee The Public Works Committee is conducting an inquiry into a proposed office fitout for the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency in Acton, Canberra.

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Invitation to comment: Nishi Building fitout referred to Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works

The following notification was received by the North Canberra Community Council: Proposed fit-out of new leased premises for the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency at the New Acton Nishi building, Edinburgh Avenue, Canberra City, ACT The above proposal has been referred to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works for consideration and report to the Commonwealth Parliament. The Committee is required by the Public Works Committee Act 1969 to report to Parliament on the need for each work, if the proposed work will adequately satisfy the need, if the estimated cost of the work can be justified

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Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act Referral: Nishi Building, Acton

An EPBC Act referral for the The Molonglo Group/Commercial development/Edinburgh Avenue, Canberra City/ACT/NewActon Nishi Building is currently on public notification and open for public comment. The referral documents can be located at the following URL: The Molonglo Group / Commercial development/Edinburgh Avenue, Canberra City / ACT / New Acton Nishi Building – Reference Number: 2010/5336

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Crimestoppers: Witnesses sought to aggravated robbery/assault, Acton

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery and assault which occurred in Acton early today (Friday, January 29). Around 5am, the 22-year-old man was assaulted in Childers Street by another man. The victim was struck and kicked several times, causing swelling and lacerations to his face. His wallet and contents as well as his passport were stolen.

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National Capital Authority: Works Approval Application – WA16749 – Block 5 & 6 Section 24 City, Nishi – New Acton – (Closing 18 December 2009)

The following works approval application is currently on public notification. Any comments about the proposed development should be submitted via email works.approval@natcap.gov.au or alternatively in writing to the National Capital Authority at GPO Box 373, Canberra ACT, 2601 by COB Friday 18 December 2009. There will be an information session hosted by the proponents (Molonglo Group) on Wednesday 2 December between 15:00 – 20:00 at 21 Marcus Clarke Street. (National Capital Authority representatives will be in attendance from 15:00-17:00) The planning report, plans and other supporting documentation prepared by the applicant can be downloaded for viewing below.

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New park in Acton – Latin American Plaza

The Chief Minister has proposed that a park opened on 25 May 2009 on Childers Street in Acton be known as the Latin American Plaza and dedicated to the celebration of multiculturalism. Heads of diplomatic missions for Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Cuba, Venezuela, Uruguay, Peruand Brazil joined the Chief Minister on site for the opening, which also coincided with Argentina’s national day, RevoluciĆ³n de Mayo.

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