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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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Crimestoppers: Suspicious fire, Dickson (29 November 2009)

ACT Policing is investigating the cause of a fire at Dickson early this morning. Just after 3.15am police were called to a block of commercial premises in Cape Street where a storeroom and restaurant was alight. Officers from ACT Fire Brigade extinguished the fire however the storeroom and restaurant sustained major damage. Neighbouring businesses also sustained some minor smoke damage. [youtube]wW6nnh0PTdo&rel=0&showsearch=1[/youtube]

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WIN News: Coverage of Asbestos Exposure on Rankin Street Campbell

On 26 November 2009, WIN News provided addtional information of the Asbestos Exposure incident on Rankin Street in Campbell. This was previously reported on this website in the following article: “Campbell residents potentially exposed to loose asbestos” [youtube]J6lGZNyWEw0&rel=0&showsearch=1[/youtube]

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"Daily On Demand" – our elected representatives now under video scrutiny

On 10 November 2009, WIN News (Canberra) ran an interesting article on how the ACT Legislative Assembly will be trialling their “Daily On Demand” a video-on-demand system that will allow the public to view many official activities of the Assembly and its elected members. This system will allow the electorate to view exactly what occurred and see the complete context of speeches, debates and question time with all the subtle nuances such as behaviour, tone of voice, attitude and body language – all factors that are lost when relying on a written Hansard record. [youtube]fqiEGuK09qs&rel=0&showsearch=1[/youtube]

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WIN News: Wildfire Welfare

On Tuesday 06 October 2009, WIN News ran a story confirming separate concerns held by the Friends of Grasslands (reported in the news story from the ABC) that proposed expansion of the Airport would have a detrimental effect on local endangered and threatened grasslands and fauna. In this story the ACT Commissioner for the Environment – Maxine Cooper also confirms that she holds grave concerns about the proposed expansion of the Airport and a proposed northern road. The Canberra Airport claims it has “approval with conditions” for the road in their Draft Environmental Strategy for this road when in reality

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ABC News: Safety Concerns (Hackett Traffic)

New traffic pressures in North Canberra expected On 17 September 2009 the ABC News reported on the ongoing concerns that the Hackett residents have with regard to increasing and potentially dangerous traffic levels transiting the Hackett area each morning. [youtube]P-0iCeW0CvU&rel=0&showsearch=1[/youtube] This is an ongoing issue additional information can also be found in the following articles:

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WIN News: Upgrade (Roadworks on Fairbairn Avenue)

On 15 September 2009, WIN News ran a short piece about the the road works that have commenced on a $1 million upgrade of Fairbairn Avenue between Morshead Drive and Northcott Drive in Campbell. [youtube]kLieeyj6hhw&rel=0&showsearch=1[/youtube]

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Media: Canberra Airport masterplan approval and noise concerns

Both the ABC and WIN News Canberra ran stories on the approval of the Canberra Airport masterplan in their Friday 28 August, 2009 news bulletins: ABC News: “Freight Hub” [youtube]ZJQtOtsLyIQ&rel=0&showsearch=1[/youtube] WIN News: “Plan Approved” [youtube]nARnj5lsDPA&rel=0&showsearch=1[/youtube]

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