Confused about all the changes on Commonwealth Ave and around the Civic area occurring because of the commencement of the Raising London Circuit project and the subsequent Light Rail Stage 2A project? There is a lot of information to process and lots of variables. The Project Team from Major Projects Canberra has agreed to present to our September Public Meeting and help clear up any questions we may have. This presentation is not about whether the project is a good idea, the Government has already taken that decision. This meeting is about how they will go about the work, and what we need to be mindful of as we move around. Continue reading
The Community Centre is offering free familiarisation lessons for beginning users of Apple and Android smartphones as a community service Continue reading
Council invites the Weston Creek community to the 30 August 2023 Public Meeting. This meeting will focus on St Athanasius Jacobite Syrian Orthodox community of Canberra proposed Development Application for a new church building in Rivett. The scheduled presentation by Major Projects Canberra will now be held during the September meeting. EVENT: AUGUST 2023 PUBLIC MEETING. DATE: WEDNESDAY, 30 AUGUST… Continue reading
The Community Council model of consultation between Government and the nine ACT Districts is clearly broken and should either be reformed or replaced.
It is clear to the Council Committee, that the ACT Government appears to merely suffer the Community Councils’ best efforts to provide a local and balanced view into their decision making.
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
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
Council invites the Weston Creek community to the 28 June 2023 Public Meeting. This meeting will focus on waste water and urban open space. ICON Water intends to upgrade Canberra’s waste water systems as the population heads towards the 500,000 mark. Daniel Iglesias TCCS, Executive Branch Manager, will be discussing the draft Urban Open Space Strategy (see https://yoursayconversations.act.gov.au/managing-our-urban-open-spaces). If time… Continue reading
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
Council invites the Weston Creek community to the 31 May 2023 Public Meeting. This meeting will focus on housing options, with the Vice President of Cohousing Canberra (and respected former Murrumbidgee MLA Caroline Le Couteur) leading a presentation on Co-Housing. Caroline will also be available to answer questions. We also plan to discuss the latest developments with the Planning Reform… Continue reading
Council invites the Weston Creek community to the public meeting on 31 MAY 2023. GUEST: Caroline le Couteur, the Vice President of Cohousing Canberra and TOPIC: Update on the Planning Review and Reform, Bill Gemmell (Chair)