DICKSON

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: 484 Northbourne Avenue, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201733039

Desecription: AMENDMENT TO APPROVED DA201733039 - S197R Amendment to the development application for construction of a mixed use development consisting of retail/commercial space (shops, cafes, restaurants), medical centre, 249 residential units, basement parking, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2022-07-15


Address: 65 Wilshire Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202240003

Desecription: LEASE VARIATION - To subdivide the block into two blocks.
Comment closure date: 2022-07-06


Address: 184 Phillip Avenue, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202240135

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR CAR PARK - Construction of a new 35 space car park, driveways, new footpaths, lighting, bollards, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2022-06-07


Address: 73 Davenport Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202139742

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR A NEW SUBSTATION - construction of a new services enclosure and screen, verge and connection works, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2022-04-05


Address: 48 Dumaresq Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202139343

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR A NEW DWELLING AND NEW SECONDARY RESIDENCE - Construction of a new single storey dwelling and detached secondary residence, attached garages, pergolas, driveway and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2021-12-17



(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.)