Committee Report now available—Inquiry into renewable energy innovation in the ACT

Council has received the report of the Standing Committee on Environment, Climate Change and Biodiversity for its inquiry into renewable energy innovation in the ACT. Council made a submission to the enquiry and remains very interested in energy security in the ACT and will continue to share information on this topic it receives Continue reading

June 22 Newsletter

Council invites the Weston Creek Community to the 29 June 2022 public meeting which will focus on energy supply and efficiency. We know there is widespread interest in energy following the recent energy strains. Our guest speakers will be Peter Billing, General Manager, and Derrin Limbrick, Strategic Account Manager, Evo Energy. Peter will be providing an overview of how the… Continue reading

Agenda – Next Meeting 29 June 2022

Peter Billing, General Manager and Derrin Limbrick, Strategic Account Manager from Evo Energy. Providing an overview of how the ACT household sector was unaffected during the recent energy shortfalls.
Discussion of experiences with both new and older Canberra housing led by:
Jodie Pipkorn, sustainability architect and
Paul Nagle, experienced NatHERS (Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme), assessor and sustainability consultant Continue reading

Planning review WCCC submission

Council lodged a submission on the draft Planning Bill last week. Council’s submission covered all areas of the Bill, but particularly focussed on the governance and probity aspects. Very timely to be commenting on proposed “arms-length governance” at this time, as the CIT procurement controversy bubbles along. We would like to thank the people who took the time to contribute… Continue reading

Blocks 1151 and 864 Weston Creek – Construction of Aged Care Facility

Council has received the following email (including link) from the National Capital Authority about Works Approval for the proposed Aged Care/ Seniors Living Facility on Cotter Road. While Council did not oppose the development, noting the need for quality aged care/seniors living, it made some suggestions that would enhance the development. These suggestions included commentary about the traffic at the… Continue reading