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‘Gungahlin-ised’: Forrest Residents Group slams approval of seven-storey hotel

Margaret Atcherley, chair of the Forrest Residents Group, at her home in Forrest. She and other residents fear encroaching development will change the unique character of the suburb. Photo: Rohan Thomson

Forrest is in danger of losing its status as a suburb people aspire to live in with its leafy ambience under attack from developers, according to the local residents’ group.