Location Map for Lyneham
Location Map for Lyneham

Lyneham is a suburb of Canberra, in the Australian Capital Territory. It is named after Sir William Lyne, premier of the Australian state of New South Wales from 1899 to 1901. The suburb was gazetted in 1928, but development did not commence until 1958. Like many other suburbs in inner Canberra, it is currently undergoing gentrification.

The population count of Lyneham on census night 2016 was 5,112 people.

Community Groups:

Lyneham Community Association

Most Recent 5 Lyneham 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 Lyneham 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: 1 Barton Highway, Lyneham, ACT

Development Application: 202241122

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT - Construction of a new 5 storey commercial building, 2 storey basement car parking, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2023-02-06

Address: 34, 36 Goodwin Street, Lyneham, ACT

Development Application: 202240984

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT AND LEASE VARIATION - demolition of the existing dwellings and the construction of 6 new two-storey townhouses, basement car parking, landscaping, tree removal and associated works. Lease Variation to consolidate blocks 24 & 25 and to permit a maximum of six dwellings.
Comment closure date: 2023-01-31

Address: 455 Northbourne Avenue, Lyneham, ACT

Development Application: 202240879

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR SIGNAGE AND LEASE VARIATION - Installation of a new flagpole sign, Lease Variation for the subdivision of the block and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2022-12-14

Address: 38 Dorrit Black Crescent, Lyneham, ACT

Development Application: 202240887

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT - Demolition of the existing dwelling and associated structures, construction of 3 new 2 storey dwellings with attached garages, new driveway and verge crossing, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2022-12-09

Address: 37 Blackbutt Street, Lyneham, ACT

Development Application: 202240864

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR DWELLING ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS - partial demolition of the existing dwelling, removal of asbestos cement roof tiles, alterations and additions including single storey extension, double garage, swimming pool, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2022-11-23

(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.)