Government response to planning committee inquiry report

Council has provided Minister Gentleman, local Murrumbidgee MLAs, the Legislative Assembly Standing Planning Committee members, and the Opposition Planning Spokesperson, Mr Peter Cain, with Council’s Commentary on the Government’s response to the Planning Committee report on the Planning Bill currently under consideration by the Legislative Assembly. The comments are in the linked document: Continue reading

Council’s Submission on ACT Gov Budget 2023-24

Council has lodged its submission to the ACT Government’s Budget process for 2023-24. The submission was prepared taking into account feedback we have received from the Weston Creek Community since the last Budget was announced. While recognising funding is likely to be constrained this year, the Government still needs to invest wisely for the community benefit. Weston Creek certainly has some needs that need to be addressed. Continue reading

Canberra Town Planning submission: Stirling Labor Club and adjacent open space

While reviewing the submissions lodged with the ACT Government’s Planning Directorate during the consultation phase of the development of the new Territory Plan and District Strategies we noticed the submission linked below suggesting the Canberra Labor Club’s Stirling site and adjacent lands could be considered for some densification. It is important to consider the potential loss of facilities in conjunction… Continue reading

Next meeting 29 March 2023

Council invites the Weston Creek community to the March public meeting on 29 MARCH 2023. Investigations are underway looking for a site for emergency services in our area. What do you think is needed? Did you know that the Government is seeking community input into the 2023/24 ACT Budget? Tell the Council what you would like to see included in… Continue reading

Newsletter March 2023

Council invites the Weston Creek community to the 29 March 2023 Public Meeting which will focus on the Justice and Community Safety Directorate’s for a combined Emergency Services Centre on Block 2 Section 58 Duffy. You may recall this issue was flagged at the February 2023 meeting and attracted significant commentary. We will also discuss Council’s proposed submission to the… Continue reading