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Revised Closing Date: Assembly Inquiry in to RZ3 and RZ4 Residential Development Policies (closing 26 February 2010)

In September 2009 the Standing Committee on Planning, Public Works and Territory and Municipal Services extended the closing date for submissions to the Inquiry into Inner North Residential Redevelopment Policies. The revised closing date for submissions is 26 February 2010 . The Committee has been preparing an Issues Paper which will be released shortly to assist individuals and organisations to understand the current Territory Plan provisions around RZ3 and RZ4 zones and other residential development policies related to this inquiry, which may also assist the drafting of submissions.

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Ongoing community concerns regarding new ASIO building development

If you are concerned about the construction of the ASIO building adjacent to Campbell on Parkes Way and Constitution Avenue, whether because of its size, because of the inappropriateness a security agency in such a symbolic  location, or because of the almost total lack of public consultation, then please look at some of the suggestions below as to what you can do, to either turn the tide or to help guarantee better consultation in future. THINGS YOU CAN DO: Meet & lobby Bob McMullan MP for Fraser: This coming Wednesday 30th September 2009: 6.30-8pm  at Ainslie Football Club,  52 Wakefield

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Reminder: 2010/11 ACT Budget Consultation closing soon (Closing 28 September 2009)

The opportunity to provide input, make written submissions and/or proposals for the 2010/11 ACT Budget closes on 28 September 2009. The ACT Department of Treasury is seeking input from interested community and business groups, industry, unions and individuals to share their views and suggestions on the key savings measures and options for raising revenue for consideration in the 2010-11 ACT Budget.

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ACT Government aware of negative impacts from Airport freight hub development

The ABC News is reporting that ACT Government expressed strong concerns in its submission to the Canberra Airport Draft Masterplan about the impact that a 24/7 freight hub would have in terms of impact on the community. Submission outlines ACT Govt’s airport fears The ACT Government says it is unclear how Canberra Airport’s role as a 24-hour freight hub will affect the quality of life in nearby suburbs.

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