Verdant Developments Update

On 31 March 2021, Verdant Developments (along with its partners Rob Henry Architects and Home By Holly) attended Council’ public meeting to provide a presentation about the proposed development at 24 Rubbo Crescent, Weston. Since then, we have revised the development plans, including to incorporate an additional car park within the development, given that parking was an issue raised at… Continue reading

2CC Interview on AFP Site – Plans to Redevelop Site

Council Interim Chair, Bill Gemmell, spoke to 2CC’s Leon Delaney on Wednesday afternoon (2 June 2021) about ACAT’s refusal of the Village Building Company appeal. The conversation includes an invitation to Village for a dialogue about what residents believe may be a good development for the site. Listen here: Continue reading

ACAT Rejects Village Building Company Proposal for Old AFP Site

Council has received the ACAT decision on the proposed development of the Old AFP site. The appeal has been rejected. Council is pleased that the proponent will now need to develop plans that are consistent with the expectations of the residents for such a gateway site. Continue reading

Temporary Car Park not to proceed at Watling Place

The ACT Government today announced that the temporary Car park proposed for Watling place would not proceed. Council welcomes this decision as the proposed number of car parking spaces was continually reduced to now some 56 spaces which council believes can be found in some adjustment o time limits around Cooleman Court. We look forward to an engaging community consultation process for the upgrade of Brierly Street
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Development Application Lodged for the Bridge over the Molonglo

Council welcomes the lodgment of the Development Application for the bridge over the Molonglo River in Molonglo. It will be the biggest bridge in the ACT. The cost estimate is $174 million part of which will be funded by the Commonwealth government. Continue reading

Molonglo Valley prepares for influx of Whitlam residents

The new suburb of Whitlam is now open for the public to explore, but what will it take to make sure the right infrastructure and facilities are in place when more than 2000 families move in? Stephen Cenatiempo of 2CC spoke to Weston Creek Community Council Chair Tom Anderson. Continue reading