Community Consultation 28 October on development of ‘Midtown,’ 219 Northbourne Avenue (Block 8 Section 58 Turner)

North Canberra Community Council members are invited to attend a community information session on this proposed development, to be held from 3:30pm –to 5:30pm on 28 October at the RUC Turner (54 McCaugley Street, Turner). The Developer has advised that:

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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

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Legislative Assembly: Discussion Paper to Seek Feedback on Higher Density Residential Development Policies

Today the Standing Committee on Planning, Public Works and Territory and Municipal Services released a Discussion Paper on existing residential redevelopment policies in inner north Canberra. The Discussion Paper aims to inform submissions to the Committee’s current inquiry into RZ3 (Urban) and RZ4 (Medium Density) residential redevelopment

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ABC News: SMS bushfire warnings to be trialed (17 December 2009)

The following article has been reproduced from ABC Online: SMS bushfire warnings to be trialed The ACT Government will trial the new national telephone bushfire warning system on Thursday. Phone and text messages will be sent to people who live in Turner, O’Connor, Lyneham, Hall and Hume.

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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.

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