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: 23 Dumaresq Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202241046

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR DUAL OCCUPANCY AND LEASE VARIATION - demolition of the existing dwelling, construction of 2 new single storey dwellings to form a dual occupancy with attached garage, carport, driveways, landscaping and associated works. Lease Variation to subdivide the block into two.
Comment closure date: 2022-12-16

Address: 352, 356, 358 Northbourne Avenue, Morphett Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201733114

Desecription: AMENDMENT TO APPROVED DA201733114-S197I. Amendment to the development application for construction of two new 9 storey developments comprising 143 dwellings, basement parking, landscaping, changes to a heritage building and associated works. - The amendment is to adjust the boundary line to the basements, right of way amended, and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2022-11-18

Address: 52 Davenport Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202240929

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR NEW SECONDARY RESIDENCE - Construction of a new secondary residence in addition to the existing dwelling, new carport, courtyard wall and associated works
Comment closure date: 2022-11-16

Address: 65 Majura Avenue, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202240838

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR DWELLING ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS - partial demolition of the existing dwelling and alterations and additions including new extension to the ground floor living, new attached garage, internal renovations, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2022-11-07

Address: 8 Randell Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202240662

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT AND LEASE VARIATION - demolition of the existing dwelling and construction of a new 2 storey building comprising 4 units, basement carparking, new driveway, landscaping, tree removal and associated works. Lease variation to delete the maximum number of dwellings permitted per building.
Comment closure date: 2022-10-20

(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.)