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: Corner Of Northbourne Avenue, De Burgh Street & Owen Crescent, Lyneham, ACT

Development Application: 202037894

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR TWO, NINE STOREY MULTI-UNIT RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT - Construction of 415, one, two and three bedroom residential apartments, including, three levels of basement car parking comprising 582 car parking spaces, 20 motorcycle spaces, storage enclosures and building services areas. Signage, landscaping - including tree removal and tree management, site services, waste enclosures, driveways, off-site and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2020-12-18


Address: 50 Archibald Street, Lyneham, ACT

Development Application: 202037206

Desecription: LEASE VARIATION - To vary the lease to permit supportive housing and remove the restriction on transfer.
Comment closure date: 2020-06-29


Address: Wattle Street, Lyneham, ACT

Development Application: 202036769

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR PUBLIC WORKS - Demolition of existing buildings, relocation of existing infrastructure on site.
Comment closure date: 2020-06-12


Address: De Burgh Street, Lyneham, ACT

Development Application: 202036985

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR ESTATE DEVELOPMENT PLAN - proposal to create 3 separate multi unit/mixed use sites with anticipated yield of 784 dwellings, commercial and other uses. Works include site servicing, off-site works, stormwater management, tree removal, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2020-05-18


Address: 66 Wattle Street, Lyneham, ACT

Development Application: 201324312

Desecription: AMENDMENT TO APPROVED DA201324312. Amendment to the development application for demolition of buildings and structures, remediation of site and associated works - the amendment is changes to the common boundary fences.
Comment closure date: 2019-10-08



(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.)