This IGPA Seminar will discuss the role of community councils and community groups interested in specific planning and/or heritage issues. The Seminar will particularly explore the adequacy and appropriateness of community consultation processes in planning decisions across the Territory, and improvements deemed necessary to those processes.
The Kingston Barton Residents Group restored some directional pillars that were first installed in the 1930s. Click for video and more information.
BARTON’S historic concrete street signs have been restored and revitalised by local volunteers who braved Canberra’s winter chill to return the signs to their original glory.The works were made possible through an ACT government heritage grant.
Presentation by Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate
The National Capital Authority (NCA) has put out an Issues Paper regarding the area of Deakin and Forrest closest to Parliament House (between State Circle and National Circuit). The ISCCC has made a submission.
Canberra developer Geocon has won the tender to develop the Kingston Arts Precinct, the last major block on the Kingston Foreshore
The National Trust has called on the ACT government to save the historic 1948 Switch Room at the Kingston Arts Precinct, saying its demolition appears to have been approved without proper public consultation.
Canberra Times 2 February 2017 The Kingston and Barton Residents Group has called for heritage nominations to be processed more quickly to give them legal protection. More…
The Canberra Times 15/12/16 The National Capital Authority is investigating whether it should tighten up planning policies to stop higher density developments “eroding” the character of Canberra’s most iconic areas. More…
Former Commissioner of the National Capital Development Commission, Tony Powell, addressed the Kingston and Barton Residents Group on 10 November 2016, regarding the proposed planning and development of and around Manuka Oval
The President, ISCCC wrote to the Chief Minister on 17 August 2016 welcoming the proposal to develop a Master Plan for the Manuka Oval, and suggested organisations which could be included in the Community Panel. More…
The ISCCC has written on 4 October 2016 to the Environment and Planning Directorate to support the Kingston and Barton Residents Group submission on a proposed development at No2 Fitzroy Street Forrest. ISCCC submission KBRG submission