Location Map for Turner
Location Map for Turner

Turner (postcode: 2612) is a leafy early Canberra suburb, close to Civic and the Australian National University (located south in Acton). The population of Turner on census night 2016 was 4,047 people.

Turner is named after Sir George Turner, a Federalist, legislator and one of the founders of the Australian Constitution. He was a Premier of Victoria, and later Federal Treasurer under prime ministers Barton, Deakin and Reid. Streets in Turner are mostly named after writers, legislators and pioneers

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Most Recent 5 Turner 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 Turner 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: 43 Forbes Street, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 201732085

Desecription: LEASE VARIATION to consolidate blocks 7 & 8 Section 62 Turner and vary the lease to permit a maximum of eight (8) dwellings.
Comment closure date: 2020-10-15


Address: 14 Bent Street, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 202037394

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT AND LEASE VARIATION - Demolition of the existing dwelling and the construction of 5 new townhouses, basement car parking, tree removal and associated works. Lease variation to allow for 5 dwellings.
Comment closure date: 2020-08-21


Address: 47 Moore Street, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 202037029

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT - Demolition of the existing dwelling and the construction of 6 new two storey townhouses, verge alterations and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2020-08-12


Address: 27 Mccaughey Street, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 202037297

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR A SECONDARY RESIDENCE + Demolition of the existing secondary residence and the construction of a new secondary residence, new class 10 structures to the rear of the block, an additional water tank and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2020-08-03


Address: Watson Street, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 202037093

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR PUBLIC WORKS - Construction of public transport facility for 25 bus parking spaces, staff amenity building and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2020-06-29



(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.)