Clean up the Campbell bush with the Russell Reservists

Some Campbell residents have formed the Russell Reservists, a group to clean up the bush in Campbell.  We meet at the end of the lane between number 56 and number 58 Vasey, at 8.30 on the third Sunday of every month, and all residents are welcome to join us. We work in the area enclosed by Blamey Cres, Vasey Cres,  Holmes Cres, Northcott Drive and Constitution Ave, and our activities are authorized by ACT Park Rangers.

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Campbell Section 5 update – National Capital Authority works approval

Campbell Section 5 is a proposed multi-storey mixed use development on the north east corner of the intersection of Anzac Parade and Constitution Avenue.  The NCA invites interested people and organisations to provide written comments on the proposed Campbell Section 5 Display Suite by close of business on 21 November 2014. An information session on Section 5 Campbell developments will be held at 6.00 – 7.00pm on Monday 10 November at the St John’s Church Hall. RSVP is essential. Please phone (02) 6271 2888 to register your interest, or notify your interest to the email address shown on the

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Campbell Section 5 Development Update for Christmas 2013

Attached is a letter regarding the Campbell Section 5 development works, that will be distributed to residents in Campbell and a portion of Reid in the next couple of days. The letter provides an update on the progress of works and timeframes for the closure of the site over the Christmas break.

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Bid to store fuel at ASIO site

ASIO is seeking approval to store more than half a million litres of fuel at its new $589 million headquarters in Canberra a street away from family homes. In an application to the ACT Environmental Protection Authority, the spy agency says it wants 660,000 litres of diesel stored on the Constitution Avenue site to run back-up generators. Local residents are concerned about the massive store and angry about a lack of consultation. Read more: http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/bid-to-store-fuel-at-asio-site-20120406-1wh8y.html

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Design options workshop session – Campbell Section 5 Master Plan Project

The Land Development Agency (LDA) invites residents, business owners and community groups from Campbell to have their say on the future of Campbell Section 5. Campbell Section 5 is ACT Government owned land located on the northern edge of Constitution Avenue and east of Anzac Parade. Consultation is ongoing, and the LDA is working with the local community to design a master plan for the future of the site.

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Community drop-in information session – Campbell Section 5 Master Plan Project

The Land Development Agency (LDA) invites the residents, business owners and community groups of Campbell to attend a community drop-in information session regarding the development of the Campbell Section 5 Master Plan. The LDA will develop a detailed plan of subdivision and construct the streets and a new park as part of the realisation of the Griffin Legacy proposal for Constitution Avenue. Campbell Section 5 is the vacant parcel of land located on the northern edge of Constitution Avenue and east of ANZAC Parade and is bound by Creswell Street and Chowne Street.

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Tree planting underway at 23 sites in Canberra

The following is an ACT Government Media Release: Released 22/03/2010 The ACT Government has begun planting 570 trees at 23 sites across Canberra to replace those removed last year due to poor condition or for safety reasons, Chief Minister and Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, Jon Stanhope, announced today.

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Senator Humphries statement regarding ASIO building

In July 2009 the North Canberra Community Council approached Senator for the ACT Gary Humphries for direct comment in response to the following article that was published on the NCCC website: ABC News: New ASIO HQ branded ‘barbed wire city’ Senator Humphries replied to the original NCCC email request indicating that he would be making further statements in the next few days. Unfortunately it appears that the task of sending the response to the NCCC was delegated to one of his staffers who failed to complete this task. This fact only recently came to light when the staffer recently

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