North Canberra Community Council

Clean up your local bush land on Clean Up Australia Day – (1 March 2009)

The Friends of Mount Majura has registered a Clean up Australia Day site located north of the old Ainslie tip site. On their walks to map rabbit warrens, they have found the area badly littered. They hope to attract the wider public to this first bush clean-up. When: Sunday, 1 March from 9.00am to 4.00pm Where: meet at car parking area Kellaway Street, Hackett; visit for a map of the clean-up site and meeting point. What to bring and wear: enclosed footwear, hat, sunglasses, long sleeves, gloves if you have them. Please bring family, friends and colleagues and spread the invitation …

Knox Street Traffic Issues

The Watson Community Association has a concern about the nature, volume and impact of traffic on Knox street. Some queries were sent to Roads ACT in regard to the outcomes of a traffic study conducted at the Knox Street and Antill Street intersections between Saturday September 20 2008 and Saturday 27 September 27 2008 – attached are documents relating to those queries and the study. WCA – Knox and Antill Study Questions WCA – Knox and Antill Study – ACT Roads Response

February 2009: Annual General Meeting Details

North Canberra Community Council Annual General Meeting       Thursday, 19 February 2009, 19:30 Hackett  Community Centre, Maitland Street   Guest Speaker: Neil Savery, Chief Planning Executive ACT Planning and Land Authority (ACTPLA) The Future of Planning, Development and Consultation in North Canberra   The North Canberra Community Council (NCCC) is the umbrella organization for Resident Associations and Community Groups in North Canberra. The NCCC is the one-stop-shop for Government and the community to communicate. Current issues tackled by NCCC include: The future of aircraft noise pollution; Increasing traffic problems in North Canberra; North Watson development; The future of Mt Majura and …

Do you support a night time aircraft curfew?

Canberra International Airport is planning massive expansion under its latest draft Master Plan. It wants to become Sydney’s second airport, including a 24-hour airfreight hub. Unlike Sydney, we don’t have a night time curfew. There will be bigger planes with much greater frequency – up to 1 plane movement every 2 minutes. There are significant social & environmental costs to the Canberra & Queanbeyan communities. [polldaddy poll=1265947]