Dickson is a suburb in the Inner North of Canberra, Australia. It is named after Sir James Dickson (1832-1901) who was a Queensland advocate of Australian Federation and one of the founders of the Australian Constitution. There is no specific theme for street names.

The population count of Dickson on census night 2016 was 2,149 people.

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Most Recent 5 Dickson Development Applications

planningalertsThe latest public Environment and Planning Directorate – Planning notifications can also be accessed from their site. The following is an extract of the public applications selected by NCCC that principally relate to Dickson or have an impact on North Canberra or its residents; the extract may not be complete and does not contain development applications that are not publicly notified.


Address: 11 Randell Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202037897

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT & LEASE VARIATION - consolidation of Blocks 6 and 7; and lease variation to permit a maximum of 9 dwellings. Demolition of two existing dwellings and construction of 9 new two and three bedroom townhouses, basement car parking, landscaping, verge crossing and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2020-12-16


Address: 32 Wakefield Avenue, Braddon, ACT

Development Application: 202037845

Desecription: PROPOSAL DEMOLITION AND LEASE VARIATION - Proposed demolition of existing structures, tree removal and associated works. Lease variation to consolidate blocks 1 and 14 and to allow the land to be used as a boarding house.
Comment closure date: 2020-12-14


Address: 41 Lowrie Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201834168

Desecription: AMENDMENT TO APPROVED DA201834168. Amendment to the development application for proposal for multi unit development comprising of 20 units and lease variation to consolidate blocks 11, 12, 13 and 14 - the amendment is to remove verge tree for Icon water tie connection.
Comment closure date: 2020-12-11


Address: Badham Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202037736

Desecription: LEASE VARIATION - To vary the Crown lease by increasing the maximum gross floor area permitted to 509 square metres.
Comment closure date: 2020-11-11


Address: 17 Stockdale Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202037467

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT AND LEASE VARIATION - demolition of the existing dwellings and construction of a two storey building containing six dwellings, basement car parking and associated works. LEASE VARIATION to consolidate two blocks and permit supportive housing.
Comment closure date: 2020-11-11



(Note: Earlier Development Applications can be seen by accessing the ACTPLA website or by going to PlanningAlerts.  Note ACTPLA do remove access to the development application documentation some time after the DA closes, but PlanningAlerts do retain some basic historical information.)