Thanks to the local Community and some Council members, we have our own part of Floriade in Floriade Re-Imagined at the corner of Streeton Drive and Darwinia Terrace in Chapman.
It is in flower now and has its own group of Scarecrows to keep the birds away.
Look at the video to see the work that has been done and the finished flowering gardens now Continue reading
There are a range of issues that the Council has listed for politicians and political candidates to consider for the Murrumbidgee Electorate. They are wide and varied from Community facilities, law and order, green space and Sport and recreation just to name some of them. The full list follows: Continue reading
Council continues to think about all our community. Please stay safe and continue your physical distancing, wash your hands and only go out when necessary. This edition includes information on monthly meetings, 2020 election night forum, election issues, surveys, Floriade, bridging the Molonglo, cycle paths, parking at Cooleman Court and the old AFP site.
Minister Steel has responded to Council’s letter on the proposed parking space at Watling Place. Unfortunately he has maintained that the parking will go ahead despite the Community saying that it isn’t needed. Read the letter here Continue reading
Council Chair Tom Anderson talks to Anna Vidot about the future of Coombs shops plus the Riot Act’s view of the sale. Continue reading
Council has finally received a response to its letter of 11 March. Waiting for over 3 months for a letter that provides no answer to the Coombs Shops debacle really does disappoint. The answer is wait for Koko to open at the end of probably 2021, another 18 months away, and the future Molonglo Group Centre sometime in the future. There is really nothing in the letter to give anything positive to the residents. Read the letter here Continue reading
Yes an Election is coming in the ACT and Council will periodically post articles onto our Website and Facebook page. This is a good outline of the issues facing those Candidates. Continue reading
Council has lodged a Submission stating that it does not support the proposed Car Park known as the “Watling Place” car park now proposed for 65 parking spaces. Continue reading
Despite Council writing to Minister Steel advising him that the now 65 car park spaces could be found from a review of the current parking in and around Cooleman Court, Government has gone ahead and lodged a Development Application. We would encourage you to lodge comments on this proposal pointing out that there is no need for it now. Continue reading
The ACT Government is fast tracking additional infrastructure projects to keep Canberra working through the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading