Category: Issues

The ISCCC takes on matters on behalf of its Member Groups that impact on the inner south Canberra area.

Major concerns about ACT Government engagement with stakeholder groups on planning issues

Attached is correspondence relating to the concerns of the Inner South Canberra Community Council about ACT Government engagement with stakeholder groups on planning issues, and proposed actions for helping to re-establish confidence. We look forward to a response from Minister Gentleman, and would welcome the support of Kurrajong and Murrumbidgee MLAs for the proposed actions.

Government passes law requiring developers to respond to advice of design review panel

It is good news that the ACT Government has passed legislation requiring, from 1 October 2019, developers of new significant buildings to respond to advice of a National Capital Design Review Panel. The ISCCC had made representations in early 2019 calling for such legislation to be introduced as soon as possible to improve the design Click for full article

ISCCC Submission on Commonwealth Park to Woden Light Rail Project

The ISCCC has lodged this submission in relation to the referral by the ACT Government to the Commonwealth Department of Environment and Energy of the Light rail stage 2(b) project (Commonwealth Park to Woden) for assessment under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act. The ISCCC has called for an assessment by an independent public inquiry.

Report on ISCCC Public Forum 11 June 2019: What’s the latest on planning for areas of intense urban infill?

Almost 100 people attended the ISCCC’s public forum on 11 June to hear presentations and have their say on planning for areas of intense urban infill, other strategic planning issues, housing initiatives, city services issues, and proposals for Fyshwick freight and waste facilities.