A comprehensive plan is required for existing congestion at the Dudley Street/ Novar Street roundabout, the Adelaide Street off-ramp to Kent Street, the Kent Street/ Denison Street intersection, as well as the Adelaide Avenue/ Hopetoun Circuit intersections and the Dudley Street upgrade, should not proceed in isolation of these other requirements.
The Doma Group has won the right to develop the Yarralumla brickworks site, with up to 380 new homes around the heritage buildings.
Doma was chosen from five companies, shortlisted to two. It beat a consortium made up of the Coda Property Group, Lendlease and Canberra Contractors for the right to develop the 16ha site.
From Yarralumla Residents Association 10 February 2017 The LDA has received final submissions from the two tenderers for development of the Canberra Brickworks Precinct (CBP) and no other unsolicited proposals were received by the deadline. On this basis, the ACT government is moving towards selecting one of the two tenderers as the preferred tenderer to Click for full article
Yarralumla Residents Association Newsletter 20 January 2017 The tender for the two short listed proponents closed on January 16, 2017. The Brickworks Community Panel will meet in early February to discuss the next stages of the tender process and the Community Panel’s involvement. Once a preferred tenderer is announced, there will be opportunity for wider Click for full article
Yarralumla Residents Association Newsletter 1 December 2016 The tender for the two short listed proponents will close on January 16, 2017. The YRA expect it will take 2 or 3 months for the ACT government to select a preferred tenderer. The ACT government will then negotiate details with the preferred tenderer with a public announcement of Click for full article
From the Yarralumla Residents Association Newsletter 22 September 2016 The tender documents should be ready to give to the short listed proponents by late October/early November with a current target date for selection of a ‘preferred’ tenderer of April 2017. While the Brickworks Community Panel will continue to meet with the LDA and the proponents Click for full article
Developers have submitted their proposals and a short list will be invited to tender for development of the CBP. The tender process is scheduled to start before the end of the year. The Community Panel, which includes 4 members of the YRA committee, have been invited to review the proposals, particularly in relation to how Click for full article
The ACT Chief Minister wrote to the ISCCC Chair on 7 April 2016 to thank him for his contribution as a member of the Canberra Brickworks Precinct Community Panel, and looked forward to his continuing involvement. More…
The Canberra Times 2 April 2016 The ACT Government has advised it will sell the Canberra Brickworks and environs site. The government is issueing a request for proposal, developed following unprecedented community consultation, to developers. More…
A public forum on the status of the Yarralumla Brickworks and Environs development proposal, on Thursday 31 March 2016 at 7pm, in the Yarralumla Primary School hall.
The LDA is still planning to release Expression of Interests documents to potential developers by the end of February 2016. YRA representatives have been attending a series of community panel workshops and will attend another meeting to review the content of those documents in mid February. Updates on the Community Panel workshops are available here. Click for full article
Canberra Times 29 September 2015 In a huge win for the community, the ACT government has backed down on the Yarralumla and Deakin infill proposal. The Yarralumla Residents Association in particular has worked tirelessly to achieve this. Read the Canberra Times article here. Further information is available at the Yarralumla Residents Association.