These are very difficult times – after the bushfires and suffocating smoke came the devastating hailstorm, and now the Corona Virus COVID-19. However, we are a resilient community and if we help each other, we will come out of this stronger and more connected.
A key finding of the ISCCC’s online survey in 2019/20 was that inner south residents value most highly our streetscapes and open spaces. By streetscapes, we mean the street trees, vegetation, gardens and width of streets. By open spaces, we mean the parks, ovals and bushland for recreation.
The ISCCC public forum in February focused on proposed new ACT Government planning rules about green space and trees on residential blocks and an update on light rail stage 2. Attached are: Record of the public forum Presentation by Alix Kaucz, ACT Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate Presentation by David Denham,
A Public Health Emergency has been declared in the ACT for the response to the COVID-19 (corona virus) pandemic. Find out what this means and what the current situation is at: https://health.act.gov.au/about-our-health-system/novel-coronavirus-covid-19 That ACT Health web page is updated daily and is the single source of truth for public information
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
A new proposal for an Aldi supermarket next to the Fyshwick Fresh Food Markets would require a change to the zoning.
Attached are Information from the proponents about the supermarket proposal, including dates for information sessions and Initial response from the Fyshwick Markets to the proposal
Join the ISCCC at our public forum on 11 February to find out about proposed new ACT Government rules about the amount of green space and number of trees to be required on new or redeveloped residential blocks in Canberra. Have your say on whether the new rules are the
Here are the minutes and presentations made at the ISCCC’s Public Forum and AGM on 12 November 2019, including: AGM minutes Chair’s report Presentations at public forum: https://www.isccc.org.au/presentations-at-12-november-isccc-public-forum