Pialligo

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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'Raw' Landscape Architecture Exhibition at University of Canberra (13, 14 & 16 November 2009)

The exhibition ‘Raw’ will display the final projects of graduating University of Canberra landscape architecture students. There will be twenty three projects in the exhibition which examine the Eastern Broadacre of Canberra and the possibilities that exist there for the future. The Eastern Broadacre is part of the valley which exists between the Federal Highway through to Hume. This exhibition provides Canberrans with an opportunity to view diverse ideas and applications which have been created by the students. Projects examine transport issues, food security, sustainability, biodiversity and restoration in Canberra just to name a few. Areas which have been examined

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Canberra Times: Comments welcome on Pialligo master plan

On 13 October 2009, Canberra Times journalist Claire Low, reported that the Planning Minister is encouraging comment on the new master plan for Pialligo. There was also a statement by the president of the Pialligo Residents’ Association, Bob Ross in relation to the process. The online version of the Canberra Times article is reproduced below:

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WIN News: Development Plan (future Pialligo Master Plan)

On Monday 12 October 2009, WIN News revealed that there will be community consultation on a future Master Plan for the Suburb of Pialligo. Whilst the dates for consultation have not been finalized, it is likely to occur in late 2010 and has come about due to recent upgrades in the Airport precinct and as a consequence of potential outcomes from the Eastern Broadacre Study. As a result of the Broadacre Study the suburb could end up being incorporated in a new employment corridor for the Territory. [youtube]70at9czUFPk&rel=0&showsearch=1[/youtube]

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Latest DAs

27 Limestone Avenue, Reid, ACT - DA: 202241243 Closes: 2023-02-13;

PROPOSAL FOR NEW DWELLING - Demolition of existing dwelling, construction of a new two storey dwelling with attached garage, swimming pool and associated works.

Northbourne Avenue, Morphett Street, Dickson, ACT - DA: 201733114 Closes: 2023-02-16;

AMENDMENT TO APPROVED DA201733114 - S197K. Amendment to the development application for construction of two new 9 storey developments comprising 143 dwellings, two levels of basement parking, landscaping and associated works. The development proposes a partially covered roof terrace on the upper level of both new buildings. Changes to the heritage building on the site to accommodate non retail commercial use are also included in the proposal. - the amendment is to make adjustments to the basement, cores, building services, carpark layout, storage, structural layout, floor levels and vehicle ramps, updates to the façade materials and finishes, roof terraces adjusted, landscaping adjustments, waste enclosure amended, and associated works.

15 David Street, O'connor, ACT - DA: 202241066 Closes: 2023-02-16;

PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT AND LEASE VARIATION - demolition of the existing dwelling, structures and garage, the construction of 3 new three storey dwellings, double garages, tree removal, landscaping and associated works. Lease Variation to permit three (3) dwellings.

8 Busby Street, O'connor, ACT - DA: 202241254 Closes: 2023-02-07;

PROPOSAL FOR DWELLING ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS - partial demolition and construction of new addition to the existing dwelling, alfresco and associated works.

49 Coranderrk Street, Reid, ACT - DA: 202241148 Closes: 2023-02-06;

PROPOSAL FOR NEW DWELLING - demolition of existing dwelling, detached garage, carport, shed and driveway, construction of new dwelling with basement, driveway, pool, landscaping, and associated works.

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