Chairman’s column July 2014

Governments come in for well-deserved criticism when they do not properly consult the community on development projects that deeply affect local residents.  However, bouquets to ACT  Planning and Land Authority which has initiated a very early consultative process with the Inner South Canberra Community Council in relation to a series of rezoning proposals of much importance to the inner south.  These include proposals to redevelop the Stuart Flats, Gowrie Court and Red Hill Flats. Continue reading

Yarralumla Brickworks + Environs Planning and Development Strategy: Community consultation

The community were invited to provide comments on the proposed 1600 residence development in Yarralumla and Deakin, sponsored by the Land Development Authority, and located between Cotter Road and Adelaide Avenue. The ISCCC held a public meeting at the Deakin Croatia Soccer Club on 7 July 2014.  A submission has been prepared (below) which is based on this meeting and discussions with residents and experts.

ISCCC Brickworks submission, July 2014