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
Amalgamated Property Group is proposing to build a new high quality residential development on the former Gowrie Court public housing site in Narrabundah. The land is located at 39 McIntyre Street, on land formally known as Block 3 Section 62 Narrabundah, adjoining Jerrabomberra Oval.
Have your say on phasing out single use plastic, and redevelopment of Narrabundah Gowrie Court site
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.
Have your say on Development Application DA201935337, a proposal for new machinery to enhance a metal recycling operation in Fyshwick. A key issue is proposed open air shredding of metal. US studies indicate that each tonne of steel that is recovered in a similar process is expected to produce about 300 kg of residue, comprised of plastics, rubber, glass, foam and textiles, contaminated by oil and other fluids. In the proposed open air shredding process an appreciable amount of microscopic particles from car interiors and paint will escape into the air as dust. An inner south resident has undertaken the attached analysis of issues that may need to be addressed. Closing date for representations to DA201935337 is Friday 14 June up to midnight.
Join us to find out the latest developments In ACT Government planning for urban renewal and intense urban infill. Click for more ….
Transport policies and strategies can be complex and pose a challenge because the outcomes affect everyone, and often in different ways, depending on the individuals’ needs.
Come and participate in a conversation about future planning for Manuka through to the Foreshore, hosted by the Inner South Canberra Community Council. The aims are to:
The Inner South Canberra Community Council has made a submission objecting to the deconcessionalisation of the concessional lease of the Canberra Services Club in Griffith (adjacent to Manuka Oval) due to its failure to meet the Public Interest Test in section 261 of the Planning and Development Act.
Save our precious treed landscape – consider signing this petition calling on ACT Government to plant an extra 7,000 trees a year
Griffith-Narrabundah Community Association calls on ACT Assembly to take action to protect and preserve Canberra’s street trees.
The ISCCC calls on the ACT Government to introduce as a matter of priority legislation to create an effective Design Review Panel to ensure better quality building design outcomes in Canberra.