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
Mary Porter MLA has responded on 15 July 2014 to the ISCCC concerns about the Land Development Bill and in particular the proposed Symonston Health Facility. More…
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.
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One of the biggest issues currently before the ISCCC is the ACT Government’s plan to build a massive new residential development for about 4,000 people on both sides of Adelaide Avenue, near where it meets Cotter Road, adjacent to the Canberra Brickworks. Continue reading