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 2006 was 3009 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 15 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: 18 David Street, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 201732772

Desecription: AMENDMENT TO APPROVED DA201732772. Amendment to the development application for proposal for multi unit development - the amendment is changes to finish floor and parapet levels, overall widths and layout of units and basement, windows, building articulation, gross floor area, landscaping, addition of substation enclosure and associated works
Comment closure date: 2020-02-03


Address: 39 Forbes Street, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 201324733

Desecription: AMENDMENT TO APPROVED DA201324733. Amendment to the development application for Multi Dwelling, Demolitions and Lease Variation - the amendment includes reduction from 12 units to 8 units, alterations to car park allocations, front courtyards, rear access door, second level balcony to unit 7, roof layout, reduction in height. Internal alterations, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2019-12-13


Address: 44 David Street, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 201936400

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR DUAL OCCUPANCY - demolition of the existing dwelling and construction of 2 new single storey dwellings, garages, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2019-12-06


Address: 36 Watson Street, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 201630470

Desecription: LEASE VARIATION - Vary the Units Plan purposes for units 2 and 3 to amend the purpose clause for Unit 2 to "Single unit residential or Office" and Unit 3 to "Single unit residential, or Office only in conjunction with an office on unit 2".
Comment closure date: 2019-07-31


Address: 7 Holder Street, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 201935428

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR A SECONDARY DWELLING - a new single storey dwelling in addition to the existing dwelling, detached addition to existing dwelling to rear of the residence, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2019-05-08


Address: 22 Greenway Street, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 201835106

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT AND LEASE VARIATION - demolition of the existing dwellings and construction of 12 new two storey dwellings, garages, and associated works. LEASE VARIATION to specify twelve (12) dwellings and consolidation of blocks 17, 18 and 19 into two blocks.
Comment closure date: 2019-02-18


Address: 17 Barry Drive, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 201834485

Desecription: LEASE VARIATION to permit business agency with a maximum GFA of 151 square metres.
Comment closure date: 2018-10-31


Address: 9 Forbes Street, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 201834426

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT AND LEASE VARIATION - demolition of the existing dwelling and construction of a 3 storey dwelling comprising 7 units, basement car parking and associated works. LEASE VARIATION to specify seven (7) dwellings.
Comment closure date: 2018-10-22


Address: 12 Macleay Street, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 201834358

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT - demolition of the existing dwelling and the construction of 5 new three storey dwellings, basement car parking and associated works that forms part of an integrated development see DA201834326.
Comment closure date: 2018-10-04


Address: 10 Macleay Street, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 201834326

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT NTERGRATED HOUSING DEVELOPMENT - demolition of the existing dwelling and the construction of 8 new two storey dwellings, detached garages, basement car parking and associated works that forms part of an intergrated development see DA201834358
Comment closure date: 2018-09-26


Address: 16 Towns Crescent, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 201834391

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR DEMOLITION - demolition of the existing loose-fill Asbebstos affected dwelling and associated structures and associted works
Comment closure date: 2018-09-21


Address: 18 Hackett Gardens, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 201834152

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR NEW DWELLING AND LEASE VARIATION + Demolition of existing duplex dwelling; Construction of a new single storey dwelling with attached garage, swimming pool, landscaping and associated works. LEASE VARIATION to block 27 and block 28 to extinguish an existing sewer easement.
Comment closure date: 2018-09-07


Address: 38 Macleay Street, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 201731969

Desecription: Lease variation to allow multi unit housing with a maximum of 5 dwellings.
Comment closure date: 2018-08-08


Address: 27 Mccaughey Street, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 201833841

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR A SECONDARY DWELLING + a new single storey dwelling in addition to the existing dwelling, additional car space, new deck, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2018-07-13


Address: 43 Forbes Street, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 201833709

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT - Demolition of the existing dwelling; Construction of 8 new three storey dwellings with basement parking, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2018-06-04



(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.)