Category: National Capital Planning

National Capital Authority cracks the whip on Manuka Oval plan

The GWS Giants – Grocon proposal to spend up to $800 million on a Manuka Oval redevelopment that would have included 1000 flats, hi-rise hotel and hundreds of underground car parks will likely be the first casualty of the National Capital Authority’s assertion of its right to determine what happens along Canberra’s major boulevards.

NCA to prepare Development Control Plan for Fyshwick bus depot site

Planners have proposed a bus depot for a narrow, vacant strip of land straddling the Monaro Highway at Fyshwick. The National Capital Authority is producing a development control plan for the site, which sits between the highway and Ipswich Street, before the depot application is formally submitted.

National Capital Authority limits development on site adjacent to Forrest Primary and the Jewish Centre

The Canberra Times 22 October 2016 The National Capital Authority has promised buildings on the now vacant block – soon to be sold by the Land Development Agency – will be forbidden from overlooking the neighbouring primary school and the National Jewish Memorial Centre. More…

Proposed rezoning of Block 10 Section 13 Forrest, NCA Draft Amendment 86

On 23 September 2016 the ISCCC and other community groups wrote to the National Capital Authority expressing concerns and opposition to the rezoning of Block 10 Section 13 Forrest from Community Facility to Mixed Use.  This block is located between the National Jewish Memorial Centre and the Forrest Primary School.  Read the ISCCC letter here… Click for full article