Skyring

The Monster That Ate Constitution Avenue

Campbell’s sleepy streets are about to be consumed by ASIO’s monster new headquarters, destroying views, eating trees, creating new parking tangles, gobbling up open space and imposing a regime of security guards and barricades along the lakefront boundary. But it isn’t all bad news. Campbell resident Peter Mackay, writing under the nom-de-plume of Skyring is taking a whimsical look at the effect this monster building will have. Skullduggery, coffee, books, on-line shenanigans and perhaps a little love along the way as the residents of the fictional thoroughfare of Monash Drive cope with ASIO’s new headquarters. He is aiming to write

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58 Wilshire Street, Dickson, ACT - DA: 202241128 Closes: 2023-01-19;

PROPOSAL FOR DUAL OCCUPANCY AND LEASE VARIATION - demolition of the existing dwelling, construction of 2 new two storey dwellings to form a dual occupancy, new driveway verge crossing, landscaping, tree removal and associated works. Lease variation; change to the purpose clause to allow a maximum of 2 dwellings on the block.

8 Lonsdale Street, Braddon, ACT - DA: 202241093 Closes: 2023-01-19;

PROPOSAL FOR ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS TO EXISTING COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT - partial demolition of the existing building and alterations and additions including the construction of a new mezzanine level, internal renovations, new stairs and storage area, extension of existing commercial kitchen, cool rooms and storage, landscaping and other associated works.

44 Rivett Street, Hackett, ACT - DA: 202241052 Closes: 2022-12-13;

PROPOSAL FOR GARAGE - conversion of gym room to a new garage, landscaping and associated works.

60 Anzac Park, Campbell, ACT - DA: 202240994 Closes: 2022-12-13;

PROPOSAL FOR COURTYARD WALL - the construction of a new courtyard wall, landscaping and associated works.

2 Piddington Street, Watson, ACT - DA: 202241065 Closes: 2022-12-07;

PROPOSAL FOR DWELLING ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS - partial demolition of the existing garage and carport, alterations and additions including detached extension to existing dwelling, deck, stairs, landscaping and associated works.

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