Urban Swamp Needs Draining

The ongoing saga of the proposed redevelopment of a heritage building near Manuka Circle (“Manuka residents knocked back in bid to stop development in Forrest fire station precinct”, canberratimes.com.au, February 13), demonstrates the deficiencies of the ACT’s planning regime.

ISCCC 2016 Annual Report

The ISCCC has had another eventful year addressing issues such as the proposed Manuka precinct development, various heritage interests, assisting the development of a new residents group for Forrest, making a number of submissions to both the National Capital Authority and the ACT Government. Public forums were held on the Manuka development, Canberra Brickworks development, Public Transport and Meet the Kurrajong Candidates.

Chairman’s Column April 2015

For some months now the ACT Government, through the Public Housing Renewal Taskforce, has been consulting with the Inner South Canberra Community Council and local residents groups about the proposed redevelopment of several inner south public housing sites.