The ISCCC issues newsletters from time to time both by email and by letter box drops, and sometimes in conjunction with resident groups. The newsletters can be read by clicking on the articles below.
Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 7-9pm, Eastlake Football Club (Duffy Room)3 Oxley Street, Griffith
- 7-7.30pm ACT Government presentation on waste and waste-to-energy policy
- 7.30-8pm ACT Government presentation on new integrated transport network
- 8.00-9.00pm ISCCC Annual General Meeting
In this edition, we’ll provide some highlights from our public forum in February, a recap on the news from the Inner South, and mark some upcoming events
Welcome to the first newsletter of the Inner South Canberra Community Council. The newsletter covers many issue relating to the inner south and your views on these or any other matters affecting you as residents of the inner south are welcome.
Every year we wait anxiously to see whether the ACT Budget will provide any goodies for our local neighbourhoods. This year we welcome the Government’s announcement that the 2015/16 Territory Budget will have a ‘suburban’ focus.
Residents’ groups are often criticised as being a bunch of NIMBYs who will reject any suburban development, regardless of the merits. Nothing could be further from the truth.
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.
The Mr Fluffy asbestos legacy continues to be a matter of great interest and concern for residents of the inner south. The Inner South Canberra Community Council will hold a public forum on 5 March 2015, at which the ACT Government Asbestos Response Taskforce and other relevant agencies will brief the community and take questions Click for full article
Our inner south Canberra suburbs are a nearly century old. If they are to survive for another hundred years we need to ensure we have a planning system that helps maintain their distinctive amenity, garden city values and heritage in the face of inevitable pressure for redevelopment.
2015 promises to be another very busy year for the Inner South Canberra Community Council. High on our agenda is finalising our consultations with the ACT Government on the redevelopment of the Stuart Flats, Gowrie Court and Red Hill Flats in Griffith and Red Hill. We are pleased that the views of residents appear to Click for full article
Canberra’s community councils have long been concerned about the management of concessional leases by successive ACT Governments. Too often we have seen organisations obtain windfall gains by converting their concessional leases to purposes other than those for which they were originally granted. Instead of being available to the community for sporting, social or other community Click for full article
The ISCCC and Yarralumla Residents Association had a very poductive meeting in late October with the Chief Minister on community concerns about asbestos issues at the Canberra Brickworks development.
The proposed redevelopment of three public housing complexes in inner south Canberra will directly impact on many of our residents, in areas such as urban amenity, traffic volumes, accommodation of existing public tenants, open space, building heights and so on.