Proposed rezoning of Block 10 Section 13 Forrest, NCA Draft Amendment 86

On 23 September 2016 the ISCCC and other community groups wrote to the National Capital Authority expressing concerns and opposition to the rezoning of Block 10 Section 13 Forrest from Community Facility to Mixed Use.  This block is located between the National Jewish Memorial Centre and the Forrest Primary School.  Read the ISCCC letter here…
The NCA responded on 30 September 2016.  Read the NCA letter here…

Italo-Australian Club proposed redevelopment close for comments 5 October 2016

The Forrest Residents Group has written to the ACT Government on 5 September 2016, to object to the proposed redevelopment of the site of the former Italo-Australian Club at 78 Franklin Street (9/19 Forrest).

On 21 September 2016, the Forrest Residents Group indicated that the deadline for public comment on this proposed development has been extended until 5 October 2016. Continue reading

Yarralumla Brickworks residential development update

From the Yarralumla Residents Association Newsletter 22 September 2016

The tender documents should be ready to give to the short listed proponents by late October/early November with a current target date for selection of a ‘preferred’ tenderer of April 2017. While the Brickworks Community Panel will continue to meet with the LDA and the proponents during the coming months, we (the YRA) have been assured that there will be broad community consultation when the preferred tenderer is working on an Estate Development Plan in the second half of 2017. The final approval of the Estate Development Plan is targeted for mid-2018.