Mediation to continue over Raiders’ Braddon Club site

Mediation between North Canberra Community Council and the Canberra Raider’s will continue over the car park at Northbourne Oval but plans for an $80 million development of the Braddon Club site could be headed for the courts. North Canberra Community Council member Leon Arundell said mediation on the Braddon Club plan hadn’t worked and they were deciding whether to pursue the matter in court.

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Development of Land in Braddon and Reid Community Information Session

The Community Services Directorate (CSD) would like to invite interested members of the community to an information session on the development of land in Braddon and Reid on 16 December 2011. The land in Braddon is occupied by Currong Apartments, Allawah Court and buildings owned by the Catholic Church. The land in Reid is occupied by Bega Court.

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ACT Policing: 21-year-old Reid Man faces court on multiple traffic charges

A 21-year-old Reid man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday, June 7) on six traffic charges and a breach of bail after he was apprehended by police driving in the inner Canberra area around noon yesterday. Police activated warning lights and siren and attempted a traffic stop on the red Ford Laser in Donaldson Street, Braddon shortly after midday. The driver refused to stop, and a pursuit was engaged. The driver was seen to exceed the speed limit in Elimatta Street and Ainslie Avenue, Braddon, and to ignore two stop signs. Speeds reached around 85km/h. The driver

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Potential redevelopment of Section 52 and 57 Braddon and Section 7 Reid – information sessions (01 & 03 June 2010)

The Department of Disability, Housing and Community Services (DHCS) would like to invite interested members of the community to a presentation on the Planning Study into the possible redevelopment of land in Braddon and Reid. The land in Braddon is currently occupied by Currong Apartments, Allawah Court and buildings owned by the Catholic Church. The land in Reid is currently occupied by Bega Court. The Planning Study is in response to the ACT Government’s initiative to prepare a draft Master Plan and develop a Territory Plan variation for the land so that a decision can be made on whether

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Planning study into potential redevelopment of Sections 52 and 57 Braddon and Section 7 Reid (19 & 20 April 2010)

PUBLIC INFORMATION SESSIONS The Department of Disability Housing and Community Services (DHCS) would like to invite interested members of the community to an information session on a planning study into the potential redevelopment of land in Braddon and Reid. The land in Braddon is currently occupied by Currong Apartments, Allawah Court and buildings owned by the Catholic Church. The land in Reid is currently occupied by Bega Court. The planning study is in response to the ACT Government’s initiative to prepare a draft Master plan and develop a Territory Plan variation for the land so that a decision can

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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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ACT Tree replacement program 2009 nears completion

The ACT Government will soon complete a tree replacement program at 24 locations across Canberra. Under the program 282 trees in poor health and which pose public safety risks are being replaced with 588 trees. Work is expected to be complete by the end of next month. Each of the trees identified for replacement was thoroughly assessed by a tree expert with factors like the presence of die back, tree rot and hollows, as well as their location and general health, being carefully considered. In all cases pruning was closely considered first with complete removal being the last option.

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Tree replacement program set to begin

Almost 300 trees will be removed under the ACT Government’s Tree Replacement Program this year, but more than double that number will be replanted. This year’s work will involve the removal of 282 trees and 48 suckers and stumps, and the planting of 588 trees. The trees in question have been identified as being in decline, or already hazardous to the public. The works will begin in September, with planting to begin in early October, and will be carried out at 24 sites across the city. The Tree Replacement Program primarily focuses on the older suburbs of Canberra and

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