Chairman’s Column December 2014

Canberra’s community councils have long been concerned about the management of concessional leases by successive ACT Governments. Too often we have seen organisations obtain windfall gains by converting their concessional leases to purposes other than those for which they were originally granted.  Instead of being available to the community for sporting, social or other community uses, as originally intended, they are converted to residential use, with the profits going to the organisation, rather than the community. Continue reading