The September 29 2009 edition of the Chronicle ran a story written by Elliot Woods reporting on the consultation for Master Planning for the Dickson Group Centre. Residents, business and land owners, developers, government officials, regional workers and shoppers all met on Thursday evening to plot the future of Dickson’s town centre. The article is reproduced below:
On Saturday 8th August 2009, The Canberra Times ran an editorial piece titled “Still time to settle ASIO HQ worries”. This piece discusses the politics behind the decision to rush approval of the ASIO HQ building in it’s current location and large scale. Is the Parliamentary Triangle a precinct set aside for Australia’s most important national institutions an appropriate place for the headquarters of a large security intelligence agency, bearing in mind that the imposing building will, after Parliament House, be the largest edifice in the district?