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Inquiry into Draft Variation to the Territory Plan No 344 – Woden Town Centre (DV344).

Inquiry into Draft Variation to the Territory Plan No 344 - Woden Town Centre (DV344).

In December 2017 the Standing Committee on Planning and Urban Renewal released its Report into the Draft Variation to the Territory Plan No 344 – Woden Town Centre. The report provided 31 recommendations covering a wide range of issues

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Draft Variation to the Territory Plan No 344 – Woden Town Centre (DV344)

Draft Variation to the Territory Plan No 344 - Woden Town Centre (DV344)

In July 2017 the ACT Government released DV344 and referred it to the Legislative Assembly Standing Committee on Planning and Urban Renewal for Inquiry.

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Reconsideration of the expansion of the Woden Cemetery into Eddison Park

Reconsideration of the expansion of the Woden Cemetery into Eddison Park

The Woden Valley Community Council is very happy to inform you that the Inquiry into the Management of ACT Cemeteries recommended reconsideration of the extension of the Woden Cemetery into Eddison Park.

We thank everyone in the community that attended the WVCC public meeting and let their views be known and those who provided a submission to the Inquiry.

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Green Bins Update

Minister Fitharris update on the ACT Labor Government’s commitment to make Green Bins for garden organic green waste available for all Canberra households.

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Gang attacks Chinese students in race-hate bashings at Woden Interchange

Gang attacks Chinese students in race-hate bashings at Woden Interchange

This is shocking! This type of racism and violence is not appropriate.  How do we get residents to engage with the issues Woden faces? Please consider attending our public meetings, the next one is on Wednesday 1 November. Please provide your views on these articles. Please provide the WVCC with your email so you can be included on our email list. Please let other Woden residents know of our agenda

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New data shows 720 public service jobs lost from Woden since 2011

New data shows 720 public service jobs lost from Woden since 2011

The loss of public service jobs in Woden is very disappointing.  Woden is Canberra’s first town centre, a social and economic hub.  What does it need to make it active, particularly past 5pm? The original plans for Woden provided for the east west link to be the central community area. Do you think co-locating activity in a central area would help? What sort of social facilities should be co-located to

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Keep farmers market option open for Woden Town Centre, developers tell inquiry

Keep farmers market option open for Woden Town Centre, developers tell inquiry

On 10 October, the WVCC appeared in front of the Legislative Assembly committee on Woden’s precinct code to advocate for social and cultural amenity in Woden, including consideration of the impact of residential towers on the surrounding public realm.

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