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: 29 Hackett Gardens, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 202240115

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR NEW DWELLING AND SECONDARY RESIDENCE - construction of a new single storey dwelling and a new attached secondary residence, new driveway, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2022-06-02

Address: 3 Hale Crescent, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 202239984

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR A PRIMARY AND SECONDARY RESIDENCE - demolition of the existing residence, construction of a new 2 storey primary residence with attached and a single storey secondary residence with carport, new driveway verge crossing and internal driveway, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2022-05-27

Address: 43 Forbes Street, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 201833709

Desecription: AMENDMENT TO APPROVED DA201833709 (S197J). Amendment to the development application for demolition of the existing dwelling, construction of 8 new three storey dwellings - the amendment is to; relocation of north and south windows, waste enclosure location changed with new access along northern boundary, relocation of water meter enclosure, additional roller door at base of driveway, internal changes to unit 3, addition of mechanical duct exhaust, landscape changes, basement changes and associated works
Comment closure date: 2022-04-05

Address: 44 Macleay Street, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 201630573

Desecription: AMENDMENT TO APPROVED DA201630573 - Amendment to the development application for PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT-LEASE VARIATION (S197F) - the amendment is to: Add window on western elevation, changes to materials, facades, colour schedule, roof heights to match what is built and site setback alterations.
Comment closure date: 2022-02-14

Address: 37 Macleay Street, Turner, ACT

Development Application: 202139167

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT AND LEASE VARIATION+ Demolition of the existing dwelling and structures; Construction of 5 new detached two storey dwellings, new connected carports, landscaping and associated works. Lease Variation to specify five (5) dwellings.
Comment closure date: 2021-12-01

(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.)