Canopy Cover in Decline

Canopy Cover in Decline

Transport and City Services Minister, Chris Steel, provided these responses to questions in the Legislative Assembly from Caroline Le Couteur MLA concerning Canberra’s urban forest and canopy cover.


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ISCCC Newsletter - April 2020

ISCCC Newsletter – April 2020

These are very difficult times – after the bushfires and suffocating smoke came the devastating hailstorm, and now the Corona Virus COVID-19. However, we are a resilient community and if we help each other, we will come out of this stronger and more connected.


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Summary of inner south residents group activities relating to trees, streetscapes and open space

Summary of inner south residents group activities relating to trees, streetscapes and open space

A key finding of the ISCCC’s online survey in 2019/20 was that inner south residents value most highly our streetscapes and open spaces. By streetscapes, we mean the street trees, vegetation, gardens and width of streets. By open spaces, we mean the parks, ovals and bushland for recreation.


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Record of ISCCC Public Forum on 11 February 2020

Record of ISCCC Public Forum on 11 February 2020

The ISCCC public forum in February focused on proposed new ACT Government planning rules about green space and trees on residential blocks and an update on light rail stage 2. Attached
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Public Health Emergency in the ACT

Public Health Emergency in the ACT

A Public Health Emergency has been declared in the ACT for the response to the COVID-19 (corona virus) pandemic. Find out what this means and what the current situation is at:
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Updated requirements for pre-Development Application consultation from 1 January 2021

Updated requirements for pre-Development Application consultation from 1 January 2021

The ACT Government has accepted all recommendations of a review into pre-Development Application community consultation. See the link to the Review report here. It is pleasing to see that from 1
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Proposed ALDI Adjacent to the Fyshwick Markets - Impact on Local Businesses

Proposed ALDI Adjacent to the Fyshwick Markets – Impact on Local Businesses

A new proposal for an Aldi supermarket next to the Fyshwick Fresh Food Markets would require a change to the zoning.
Attached are Information from the proponents about the supermarket proposal, including dates for information sessions and Initial response from the Fyshwick Markets to the proposal


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ISCCC Public Forum 11 Feb 2020: New rules for green space/trees in residential zones, and light rail update

ISCCC Public Forum 11 Feb 2020: New rules for green space/trees in residential zones, and light rail update

Join the ISCCC at our public forum on 11 February to find out about proposed new ACT Government rules about the amount of green space and number of trees to be
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Draft record of ISCCC Public Forum and AGM 12 November 2019

Draft record of ISCCC Public Forum and AGM 12 November 2019

Here are the draft minutes and presentations made at the ISCCC’s Public Forum and AGM on 12 November 2019, including:
  1. Draft AGM minutes 
  2. Chair’s report
  3. Presentations at public forum: https://www.isccc.org.au/presentations-at-12-november-isccc-public-forum

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