Pialligo

PIALLIGO Development Application: 201323120 Address: 20 KALLAROO ROAD Block: 34 Section: 2

Proposal: COMMERCIAL – NEW PRODUCE SALES, PREPERATION BUILDING, RESTAURANT, SHOP, STORAGE & ASSOCIATES WORKS – Construction of new produce sales, preparation building, storage shed and building link; new restaurant, shop, new carpark of 64 spaces and associated landscape and on site access roads and pathways. To remove existing verge crossing and construct two new verge crossings to access the site. Period for representations closes: 25/03/2013 Click here to view the plans

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have your say – Pialligo Master Plan

The ACT Government has been working with the Pialligo community to develop a draft master plan that outlines the values, proposed vision and directions for the future. Pialligo is unique with its rural character, Aboriginal heritage and interesting retail outlets such as nurseries and shops. Pialligo was also Canberra’s original food bowl.

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Have your say on the future of Pialligo

The ACT Government is seeking input on the community’s values and concerns in relation to the future of Pialligo. Feedback will contribute to a master plan which will outline the development vision and planning framework for the next 30 years. Please visit www.environment.act.gov.au/Pialligo for more information including a short discussion paper and some preliminary ideas to improve Beltana Road. For more information call Canberra Connect 13 22 81 or 6207 1923. Closing date for comments is 23 December 2011.

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Shoppers tipped to win as retail heavyweights face off at Majura

The final touches for big retail planning at Canberra Airport has finally been revealed with the addition of a 13500sqm Masters brand home improvement store stocking 35,000 products. This Woolworths-Lowe’s joint venture company will compete head to head with the new Costco venture at Canberra Airport. The ACT Chamber of Commerce says that the store wars will increase competition throughout the ACT. Shoppers will be delighted. The impacts on smaller home businesses operations haven’t been assessed because the airport is beyond the jurisdiction of the ACT government

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Canberra Airport Supermarkets

The ACT supermarket policy has just hit a roadblock with the announcement that Woolworths will join Costco in a major wholesale supermarket shakeup, after Canberra Airport was forced to look for a new tenant because of the continuing demise of Brand Depot. The only possible benefit to other supermarkets in the ACT from this development is that Costco might become an alternative wholesale supplier for smaller IGA’s and Supabarn in addition to Metcash, as well as Costco being a competitor to Woolworths in wholesale goods. A wide-ranging newspaper dialogue on this topic has just taken place.

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