Invitation: Pre-Development Application Consultation

Invitation: Pre-Development Application Consultation NEW CHURCH BUILDING AND COMMUNITY HALL, SOUTH OF RIVETT SHOPS will be the main topic for the next Council Public Meeting. When: WEDNESDAY 30TH AUGUST 2023 LOCATION: WESTON CREEK COMMUNITY CENTRE, off PARKINSON STREET, WESTON BETWEEN 7:30 pm and 9:00 pm St Athanasius Jacobite Syrian Orthodox community of Canberra will be attending the next Public Meeting… Continue reading

INVITATION Update – Presentation on Draft Urban Open Space Land Management Plan – Thursday 3 August 2023

TCCS Executive Branch Manager, City Presentation – Daniel Iglesias will be providing a short presentation to the Weston Creek Community on the draft Urban Open Space Land Management Plan from 2.00 pm this Thursday, 3 August 2023. This meeting is important if you are interested in the future management of local parks and open spaces. The session will be on-line… Continue reading

Planning Bill

Council has been advised that the Labor and Greens Assembly representatives have reached “in-principal agreement” to the Planning Bill and it is likely to be passed in the Assembly tomorrow, 6 June 2023. We understand there is likely to be 119 amendments to be debated.  The good news is that the views of Council about the original Bill have been… Continue reading

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

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

Updated District Strategy Maps for Weston Creek

The Territory Planning Officers have been able to prepare us some higher resolution maps to assist our considerations of the proposed district strategies. These maps will allow you to zoom in further, and also include the names on key streets and avenues to help users orientate themselves better.  The high-resolution maps do not provide representation of changes at a block… Continue reading