Have your say on proposed 1.1 million tonne waste and recycling facility in Fyshwick

Have your say on the proposed massive 1.1 million tonne waste and recycling facility next to Domayne and near Bunnings in Fyshwick. This is in addition to the existing CRS proposal for a waste facility off Ipswich Street in Fyshwick. The proponents are Hi-Quality Group and they are holding three…

Updated requirements for pre-Development Application consultation from 1 January 2021

The ACT Government has accepted all recommendations of a review into pre-Development Application community consultation. See the link to the Review report here. It is pleasing to see that from 1 January 2021, the types of proposals subject to pre-DA community consultation will expand to include Estate Development Plan DAs…

ISCCC calls for action by Ministers to ensure high quality Kingston Arts Precinct

The ISCCC has written to Ministers seeking consideration and action by Ministers to ensure a high quality development emerges in the precinct that respects its significant heritage values, is loved and used by the arts and broader community and businesses, and becomes sustainable economically, socially and environmentally.

Major concerns about ACT Government engagement with stakeholder groups on planning issues

Attached is correspondence relating to the concerns of the Inner South Canberra Community Council about ACT Government engagement with stakeholder groups on planning issues, and proposed actions for helping to re-establish confidence. We look forward to a response from Minister Gentleman, and would welcome the support of Kurrajong and Murrumbidgee MLAs for the proposed actions.

Government passes law requiring developers to respond to advice of design review panel

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…