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WCCC is an incorporated, voluntary, not for profit, non-political, community-based association representing the interests of the local residents and communities in Weston Creek.

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20th Anniversary of the 2003 Canberra Bushfire

The Minister for Emergency Services has invited the community to visit the bushfire memorial on 18 January 2023 to pay their respects to those affected and acknowledge those involved in the immediate response and recovery efforts. There will be a commemorative event commencing from 6:30- 8.00pm (see details in document below). Council acknowledges the Minister’s efforts in ensuring this event is Continue reading

Bus Service Changes From 30 Jan 23

You may have noticed the Government quietly posted revised bus timetables and service arrangements on the Transport Canberra website (https://www.transport.act.gov.au/…/new-timetable-for…) on Monday. Alternatively, you may have easily missed it. Council is unimpressed that we found out about these changes through the media, rather than by targeted local consultation by Transport Canberra as is the usual case. While there are some Continue reading

Feedback for draft district strategies and draft new Territory Plan – Consultation extended

Council, and other groups and individuals emphatically told the Planning Directorate that the consultation period for considering the draft district strategies and draft new Territory Plan were unreasonable. The Planning Directorate has this afternoon advised the new closing date is Friday 3 March 2023 (see email below). We again encourage as many people as possible to submit comments into this important work. Continue reading

November 2022 Newsletter

Council invites the Weston Creek community to the 30 November 2022 public meeting which will focus on Planning Matters in Weston Creek. Senior executives from the Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate will be attending to outline the proposed District Planning Strategies. Emma Davidson Murrumbidgee MLA will be accompanied by Minister Rebecca Vasserotti and Jo Clay MLA to discuss their Continue reading

Dangerous Driving

Council participated in the Legislative Assembly’s Justice and Community Safety Standing Committee on Dangerous Driving, through both a Submission and participation in hearings on 26 October 2022. The Legislative Assembly website contains Council’s submission Continue reading

Planning Bill 2022

Council lodged a substantive submission on the Planning Bill 2022 with the Legislative Assembly’s Standing Committee on Planning, Transport and City Services. The Submission included the feedback received from the Community and has also attracted media interest from the Riot-Act Continue reading

Please Note: WCCC is NOT a local government body

For all inquiries relating to municipal, local or State government matters please contact the ACT Government who perform these functions in the ACT. Inquiries to AccessCanberra – phone 13 22 81 or CLICK FOR ACCESS CANBERRA

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