redevelopment

Potential redevelopment of Section 52 and 57 Braddon and Section 7 Reid – information sessions (01 & 03 June 2010)

The Department of Disability, Housing and Community Services (DHCS) would like to invite interested members of the community to a presentation on the Planning Study into the possible redevelopment of land in Braddon and Reid. The land in Braddon is currently occupied by Currong Apartments, Allawah Court and buildings owned by the Catholic Church. The land in Reid is currently occupied by Bega Court. The Planning Study is in response to the ACT Government’s initiative to prepare a draft Master Plan and develop a Territory Plan variation for the land so that a decision can be made on whether to

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Planning study into potential redevelopment of Sections 52 and 57 Braddon and Section 7 Reid (19 & 20 April 2010)

PUBLIC INFORMATION SESSIONS The Department of Disability Housing and Community Services (DHCS) would like to invite interested members of the community to an information session on a planning study into the potential redevelopment of land in Braddon and Reid. The land in Braddon is currently occupied by Currong Apartments, Allawah Court and buildings owned by the Catholic Church. The land in Reid is currently occupied by Bega Court. The planning study is in response to the ACT Government’s initiative to prepare a draft Master plan and develop a Territory Plan variation for the land so that a decision can be

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Deed of Agreement: Australian Heritage Village site redevelopment

The NCCC, Watson Community Association, Friends of Mount Majura, The Conservation Council ACT Region and the Village Building Company have signed a deed of agreement to minimise environmental and traffic impacts associated with The Fair residential development on the Australian Heritage Village site in north Watson.

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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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WIN News: Appeal Averted (Australian Heritage Village Redevelopment, Watson)

WIN News ran a piece on 11 March 2010 about how a legal challenge to the redevelopment on the Australian Heritage Village site has been averted: [youtube]c3KlOZEnSH4&rel=0&showsearch=1[/youtube] Note: copyright of the material in the video clips resides with the WIN Television. Usage permitted in accordance with the Australian Copyright Act 1968, Section 42: Fair dealing for purpose of reporting news. Source: WIN News (Canberra) – 26 November 2009

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Legislative Assembly: Discussion Paper to Seek Feedback on Higher Density Residential Development Policies

Today the Standing Committee on Planning, Public Works and Territory and Municipal Services released a Discussion Paper on existing residential redevelopment policies in inner north Canberra. The Discussion Paper aims to inform submissions to the Committee’s current inquiry into RZ3 (Urban) and RZ4 (Medium Density) residential redevelopment policies. Discussion Paper is available at (and reproduced at the bottom of this article): http://www.parliament.act.gov.au/committees/index1.asp?committee=113&inquiry=823&category=19 The Committee invites interested parties to make a submission on any of the issues raised in the discussion paper or any other issue they consider relevant to the terms of reference of this inquiry.

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Canberra Times: Plan for $200m Civic 'towers'

On 29 September 2009, Canberra Times journalist Megan Dohery, the city reporter, wrote a story indicating that there is a proposal to redevelop a block of prime real estate in the City (bounded by Northbourne Avenue, Mort, Bunda and Cooyong streets) The online version of the Canberra Times article is reproduced below:  

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