TURNER

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

Local Groups:

  • Turner Residents Association

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: 3 Forbes Street, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 202241162

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT - demolition of the existing dwelling and construction of a 10 (ten) dwelling apartment building, basement car parking, verge works and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2023-02-09


Address: 93 Northbourne Avenue, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 202241144

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT AND LEASE VARIATION - demolition of the existing dwelling and the construction of a new 8 storey multi-unit dwelling, comprising of 119 habitable units, landscaping, basement driveways, verge works, and associated works. Lease Variation to consolidate blocks 8 and 9 into one block.
Comment closure date: 2023-01-31


Address: 28 Hackett Gardens, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 202240884

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR NEW DWELLING - demolition of the existing dwelling and the construction of a new single storey dwelling with attached garage, plunge pool, driveway works, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2022-11-02


Address: 56 Ormond Street, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 202240363

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR DWELLING ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS - single storey extension with loft storage to the existing dwelling at the rear of the block and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2022-11-30


Address: 38 Macleay Street, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 202240313

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT AND LEASE VARIATION - demolition of the existing dwelling and construction of 5 new two storey dwellings, associated carports, driveway, landscaping and associated works. Lease Variation to permit a maximum of 5 dwellings.
Comment closure date: 2022-09-05



(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.)