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Section 66 Deakin  – 117 Kent St Deakin

Section 66 Deakin  - 117 Kent St Deakin

Hindmarsh has lodged a Development Application to construct multi storey storage facilities on this site.

The scale of the proposal is inappropriate. It would cover the entire site in buildings and car parks and add to the water run off and heat island effect. It is a significant increase in the area of buildings allowed by the current lease.

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WOVA development of the Tradies site

WOVA development of the Tradies site

WOVA – submissions close 31 May 2018.
Geocon will construct 4 residential towers (1×10, 2×16, 1×24 storeys) on the Tradies site, opposite Bellerive Retirement Village.

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The Woden Valley Community Council has concerns about this development proposal.

While the WVCC supports development (eg Ivy, the proposal for the Alexander and Albemarle buildings) and welcomes the activity more people in Woden brings, this development is not appropriate for the site. The size and density is too much for Woden and it overshadows residents in Lyons. There is no need for 4 residential blocks (798 apartments) on 1.1 hectare (one of them is a 24 storey tower from Launceston

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ACT Federal electorate redistribution

ACT Federal electorate redistribution

Both the Woden Valley Community Council and the Weston Creek Community Council have written to the AEC objecting to the Federal boundaries. The Woden Town Centre is the social and economic hub for Woden, Weston Creek and Molonglo and under the proposed distribution, not only will the Woden community be split, the Town Centre will be separated from the majority of the community is services.

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Melrose Drive Mural, Woden

Melrose Drive Mural, Woden

The WVCC has undertaken the Melrose Drive mural as a community building exercise, to provide great art that can be enjoyed and valued by the community.

The design includes features of Woden and faces of residents that have contributed to the well being of our community.  The mural is also designed to encourage discussion in the community and with the Woden Valley Community Council.

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Update to ACT Scooter Championships – Register now!

Update to ACT Scooter Championships - Register now!

We are supporting the inaugural ACT Regional Scooter Titles at the Woden skate park on 3 March 2018. Flyer below and attached.   The event is being organised by the Australasian Scooter Association (ASA), a not for profit entity, and we are hoping to make this an annual event for all children in the region.

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Revitalising Woden Town Centre

Revitalising Woden Town Centre

Do you want the Woden Town Centre to thrive so we can go there for social and recreational activity? We want densification,but we want densification done well. We need an imaginative plan to bring the Town Centre’s amenity to a point where people want to be there. We have lost the CIT, the basketball stadium and we are at risk of losing the pool and the ice skating rink. We

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