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

Next Meeting Wednesday 30 Nov 22

EVENT: WCCC NOVEMBER PUBLIC MEETING. DATE: WEDNESDAY, 30 NOVEMBER 2022. TIME: 7:30 PM LOCATION: WESTON CREEK COMMUNITY CENTRE, off PARKINSON STREET  Council invites the Weston Creek community to the last public meeting for 2022 on 30 NOVEMBER 2022 with special guests covering a range of topics important to Weston Creek and the Territory, including potential development in the area, the… Continue reading

Agenda – Next Meeting – 26 Oct 22

EVENT: WCCC OCTOBER PUBLIC MEETING. DATE: WEDNESDAY, 26 OCTOBER 2022. TIME: 7:30 PM LOCATION: WESTON CREEK COMMUNITY CENTRE, off PARKINSON STREET  Weston Creek Community Council (WCCC) welcomes the Inquiry into Dangerous Driving in the ACT and regards the issue of dangerous driving on our roads as an important, unresolved issue that the Government has not appeared to have addressed in a… Continue reading

Women’s Safety in Weston Creek

Your Community Council is organising a discussion forum on women’s safety to be chaired by Emma Davidson MLA on Monday 24 October 2022, starting at 6pm until 7.30 pm. It will be held at the Weston Creek Community Hub on Hilder St. To help the organisation of the event, please complete the linked short survey. Alternatively send us a quick note to info@westoncreek.org.au. Continue reading