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What’s the latest on planning for areas of intense urban infill? – 11 Jun 19 Public Forum

11 June, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us to find out the latest developments In ACT Government planning for urban renewal and intense urban infill.

    • Speakers:
      1. Rachel Stephen-Smith, ACT Minister for Urban Renewal: Overview of urban renewal developments, including in areas identified in the Planning Strategy 2018 for intense urban infill, and overview of the Demonstration Housing initiative (eg terrace and micro terraces in Forrest and a manor house in Griffith).2. Kathy Cusack, Executive Director, Planning, Land and Building Policy; Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate:  Implementation of the Planning Strategy, the Housing Choices initiative, and the review of the planning system.

      3. Jim Corrigan, Deputy Director-General, City Services, Transport and City Services Directorate:
      Budget commitments relating to city services, and options for addressing issues raised at the ISCCC’s April public forum (https://www.isccc.org.au/isccc-public-forum-planning-manuka-to-the-foreshore), for example the need for better:

      • walking/cycling connections between different areas/suburbs
      • street lighting
      • maintenance of urban forest
      • maintenance of green spaces/parks
      • need for children’s playgrounds; spaces/activities for teenagers
      • traffic and parking management
      • stormwater and sewerage infrastructure

      4. Update on the Proposed Freight Facility and Waste facilities in Fyshwick:

      These facilities are proposed for an area near the urban intensification precinct of East Lake, which lies between Kingston Foreshore and Fyshwick.

      Following the presentations, there will be up to an hour for Questions and Answers.

      See this Canberra Times article for background:


11 June, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yarralumla Primary School
24 Loftus Street
Yarralumla, ACT 2603 Australia
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