ISCCC submission highlights some of the issues raised with us by member residents’ groups, associate members, and at our public forum last year
The NCA has proposed a number of changes to Commonwealth and Kings Avenue to improve appearances and pedestrian and cyclist access. These include removing the cloverleaf access roads from and replacing them with traffic lights.
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.
The National Capital Authority (NCA) has put out a Draft Development Control Plan for Manuka Circle and Canberra Avenue.
The ISCCC has made a number comments regarding the Draft Development Control 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.
New restrictions put forward by the National Capital Authority (NCA) could block any future attempt to build a major development at Manuka Oval, of the kind the GWS Giants proposed last year.
The National Capital Authority is considering changes to planning policy to protect the amenity of the Parliament House area in light of criticism over multi-unit developments. The board met on Wednesday to discuss the changes.
The National Capital Authority is at a crossroads. For it to maintain a legitimate oversight and governance role in Canberra, it needs to step up and become a strong voice for local residents and the ACT government within the federal government.
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…
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.
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…
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