Presentation by the John James Foundation for the Leukaemia foundation on a proposed respite care facility in Garran – Dec 14 Meeting

The proposed site in Garran was selected as being close to the hospital; thorough site assessment (including traffic noise, parking facilities, flood mitigation) and other environmental issues (such as walking trails and existing flora and fauna) were canvassed.

Adelaide Avenue Bus Stops Study

Adelaide Avenue Bus StudyTransport for Canberra ( is considering adding three bus stops along Adelaide Avenue/Yarra Glen. WVCC has concerns about the increased trip times on the Blue Rapid service – a solution may be to split it into an Express (like the former Intertown 333 service) and a Semi-Fast service making more stops. Increases on service on Route 2 through Curtin would improve the viability of the new stops. A new stop at Parliament House would also be of benefit.

Read submission here »…

Public Meeting Outcome – Woden Pitch and Putt Course

Public meeting overwhelmingly supports retaining the pitch and putt course on current site.

Read the WVCC media release here »…

New southern carpark at Canberra Hospital

The ACT Government has allocated $300 million over four years to begin work on Your Health-Our Priority, a health infrastructure project to be progressively implemented over the coming years that will cost in excess of $1 billion.

One of the first steps in this project will be the construction of a new southern carpark on the Canberra Hospital site. [teaserbreak]

Information pamphlet from ACT Health on proposed carpark at Canberra Hospital [PDF File – 329k]

ACT Health provided feedback on submissions regarding the proposed new carpark on 15 December [PDF File – 864 K]

ACT Health is seeking your ideas and input. Please email your feedback to

Your Health-Our Priority – Stage One

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