Public Information and Workshop Session: Development of Kenny (18 May 2010)

The ACT Planning and Land Authority (ACTPLA) has started planning for the new Gungahlin suburb of Kenny, where land release is scheduled to begin in 2012-13. The North Canberra Community Council believes this issue is of interest to North Canberra District residents and will directly impact our region as this new suburb will be directly opposite Watson on the other side of the Federal Highway. The NCCC waits with anticipation to discover whether ACTPLA actually intends to letterbox Watson residents to inform them of this public information session and workshop. You can directly contribute to Kenny’s planning by attending a …

Free Workshop: Enhancing Resident' s lives through Music Therapy (18 March 2010)

Anglicare is sponsoring a free workshop on Thursday 18 March 2010 about music therapy in aged care by Music Educator and Therapist, Jim Latta (B.Mus.mimt). Venue: Anglicare Nursing Home – 23 Burkitt Street, Page ACT 2615 When: Thursday, 18 March 2010 Time: 2:30pm to 3:30pm For enquiries or bookings please phone (02) 6123 9000 or email: The event flyer has been reproduced below:

Dickson Centre Planning Project – Design Workshop (24 September 2009)

The Dickson Centre Planning Project is now in progress. This project will guide the future of urban planning in the Dickson centre. Details of recent and upcoming opportunities for you to have your say are outlined below. The design workshop: When: Thursday 24 September 2009 (5.30pm – 8.00pm) Where: Dickson Tradies (Housie Hall), off Dickson Place, Dickson RSVP: To assist with catering please RSVP by COB Tuesday 22 September 2009 to Purdon Associates on 02 6257 1511 or The design workshop is open to lessees, business owners, local residents, community organisations and anyone with an interest in the centre.

Dickson Centre Planning Project – Initial public workshop (25 August 2009)

ACTPLA has engaged external consultants Purdon Associates to manage the Dickson Centre Planning Project. The study will guide future urban planning in the Dickson centre. It will include consultation with the community, community groups, business representatives and other stakeholders to develop a vision for the future of centre. The public are invited to attend an initial visioning workshop on Tuesday 25 August 2009. This workshop is open to lessees, business owners, local residents, community organisations, and anyone with an interest in the centre. The Visioning Workshop will: discuss the project approach review research undertaken to date work towards creating a …

Free Workshops: “Write On” Parents (31 August 2009 & 12 October 2009)

“Write On” Parents is a free, interactive two hour workshop that will provide parents with the skills and resources to identify the handwriting needs of their child and explore the foundational skills necessary for the development of handwriting. The workshop is for parents only. No referrals or assessments are required.