The Chronicle

The Chronicle: Residents plan for town's future

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:

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The Chronicle: Strong Support for Wetlands

The September 22 2009 edition of the Chronicle ran a story written by Elliot Woods reporting strong support for the Wetlands proposed for Banksia Street in O’Connor. More than 1000 inner city residents turned up to Banksia Street in O’Connor on Saturday September 22 2009 to back a proposed wetland system supporting native flora and fauna. Inner North SEE Change representative Barbara Chevialier and Edwina Richardson from Urban Waterways were both happy with the turnout for Saturday’s fair. The article is reproduced below:

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Chronicle: Run rabbit run as program clears numbers

In the September 8th, 2009 edition of The Chronicle, journalist Katina Curtis reports on a program to reduce populations of rabbits on Mount Majura and Mount Ainslie that has been nominated for an ACT Landcare Award. The project was a partnership between the ACT Government, Friends of Mount Majura, Mount Ainslie Weeders and Watson Woodland Working Group. Chief Minister Jon Stanhope praised the work of all involved in the project.

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The Chronicle: Terminal underway as master plan ticked off

The September 1 2009  edition of the  Chronicle ran a story written by Rebecca Thisleton reporting on the approval of the master plan for Canberra Airport and the serious concerns that residents have as the Airport evolves. Curfew4Canberra was critical of the decision-making process, as Ms Savigny said there had never been any health assessment to measure the level of sleep disturbance that would occur with jet freighters generating noise throughout the night. “If Airservices Australia believes that they can find ways to minimise aircraft noise at night then this should have been part of the community consultation, not something

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