NCCC Submission on Australian Heritage Village, Watson – DA 200915605

The North Canberra Community Council recently made a submission in response to the Australian Heritage Village, Watson development application (DA 200915605) The key recommendations from the NCCC submission are that the Development application should be rejected on the grounds of problems identified in the following areas: Apparent

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The Chronicle: Residents defeated on woodland (Australian Heritage Village, Watson)

In the 13 October 2009 edition of the City Chronicle, journalist Elliot Woods writes about the despondency of Watson residents and community environmentalists feel in their unsuccessful  attempts to defend precious endangered woodland and buildings around the Australian Heritage Village.

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Satis satisfies

As I chat with Sher Ward in the new back courtyard of cafe Satis, the space is being decorated by a night-time city skyline and the beginnings of a soil-less garden. Sher says that she wants to keep her cafe small scale but is having to expand

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Federal Environment Minister rejects protection of threatened species on Australian Heritage Village site

The Federal Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts, Peter Garrett AM MP has rejected a request from the Watson Community Association to protect remnant White Box, Yellow Box and Blakely’s Red Gum grassy woodlands on the Australian Heritage Village redevelopment site. The correspondence from the

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