EPIC

DA 201016979: EPIC – Demolition of existing service station, restaurant and removal of underground storage tanks (closing 9 April 2010)

The North Canberra Community Council has been made aware of the following development application occuring at EPIC (which is technically categorized as part of the Gungahlin District): —– GUNGAHLIN Development Application: 201016979 Address: FEDERAL HIGHWAY Block: 429 Section: 0 Proposal: Non Residential – Demolition of existing service station, restaurant and removal of underground storage tanks. Clearing site for development of tourist facilities comprising of service station and restaurant. Period for comments closes: 09/04/2010 Click here to view the plans —–

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Invitation to Comment: EPIC & Kamberra Winery Draft Development Control Plan (closing 29 March 2010)

Draft DCP No. 171/10/0002 has been prepared by the National Capital Authority (NCA) at the joint request of the ACT Government (Exhibition Park in Canberra) and the Kamberra Winery. Draft DCP No: 171/10/0002 has been prepared to establish planning and urban design provisions focusing on building height, landscape character, access and parking for Part Blocks 18 and 19 Section 71 Lyneham, Block 20 Section 71 Lyneham, Block 1 Section 75 Lyneham, Part Block 5 Section 72 Lyneham, Block 4 Section 72 Lyneham and Blocks 429, 444 and 445 Gungahlin District. The NCA invites interested people and organisations to provide written

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Canberra Times: Wine group plans $15m hotel complex

The National Capital Authority has recently issued Draft Development Control Plan (DCP) No:171/10/0002 in response to proposals for a renewed service station/restaurant on the Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC) site; and a $15million hotel complex on the Kamberra winery site on Northbourne Avenue in north Canberra. The Canberra Times covered both of these stories on March 2. This article contains a transcription of the newspaper articles and Figure 3 extracted from the DCP showing the land subject to the plan. The cut-off date for submissions to the DCP is March 29 2010. The document in full is available from www.nationalcapital.gov.au.

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ACT Policing: 24/7 patrols planned as police gear up for Summernats

ACT Policing is scheduling around-the-clock traffic enforcement patrols of the areas surrounding Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC) and additional patrols of the city’s entertainment precincts over the Summernats car festival period beginning today (Thursday, January 7). Police intend to clamp down rigorously on any irresponsible and/or dangerous driving behaviour and have issued a reminder to all motorists that under ACT legislation, police have the power to seize vehicles for burnouts, menacing driving or street racing on public roadways.

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New owner for Summernats, confirmed to continue at EPIC until at least 2012

ABC News Online are confirming that the new owners of Summernats have signed a three year lease with Exhibition Park and are hoping to extend the event beyond 2012. The sale and continuation of Summernats is also further confirmed with a news entry on the Summernats website. The new promoters have previously produced several large events such as the Pope’s Mass for 400,000 people at Randwick Racecourse for World Youth Day and other large events and festivals around Australia.

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