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Woden Roundtable

Woden Roundtable

The Woden Roundtable was held on 25 May 2017. The Woden Valley Community Council raised the need for community facilities for the growing population including a community centre, a CIT, a multi purpose sports hall, a decent pool, bike paths and open green spaces in the Town Centre.

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Canberra risks losing its character altogether: former planning head Tony Powell

Canberra risks losing its character altogether: former planning head Tony Powell

Tony Powell points out that to solve Woden’s problems is extraordinarily difficult to do. To provide the energy needed he recommends that a group (including architects, engineers, town planners, landscape engineers, economists, sociologists) be established to address the problems.

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Expressions of Interest for the Melrose Drive Community Mural

Expressions of Interest for the Melrose Drive Community Mural

The Woden Valley Community Council, in collaboration with the ACT Government and Woden Community Services, is seeking Expressions of Interest for the design and production of a mural on the Melrose Drive wall behind Corinna and Francis Chambers (EOI documentation attached).

Submissions close at midnight on Friday 26 May 2017 and should be submitted to president@wvcc.org.au

Any inquiries related to this opportunity should be directed to Fiona Carrick on 420 533 809 or Lauren Bradley on 0476 805 279.

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Presentation Draft Territory Plan Woden Town Centre and Mawson Group Centre

Presentation Draft Territory Plan Woden Town Centre and Mawson Group Centre

Presentation to the Woden Valley Community Council on Draft Territory Plan Variation No 344 Woden Town Centre and No 345 Mawson Group Centre

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Woden’s Renewal – Light Rail is coming to Woden!

Woden's Renewal - Light Rail is coming to Woden!

Light Rail is coming to Woden! Transport Canberra will provide an update on stage 2 – City to Woden – at the Woden Valley Community Council (WVCC) public meeting on 3 May 2017 at 7.30 pm at the Southern Cross Club Woden. Current town planning principles include both transport and land use planning so it is timely that the light rail is being planned at the same time as there is

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Mawson – please comment on the draft variation to the Territory Plan

Mawson – please comment on the draft variation to the Territory Plan

The WVCC supports residential development around the Centre, with building heights that preserve the human scale and solar access to public areas. To this end we recommend taller buildings to the south of the Centre and shorter buildings to the north of the Centre to preserve solar access in the public areas.

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Concession travel in NSW for ACT Seniors

We have just been informed that Transport Canberra has partnered with Transport NSW which means that ACT Seniors My Way card holders are entitled to concession travel in NSW using NSW Gold Opal Card. Therefore Seniors with an early ACT Seniors Card (i.e. one that has 6 numbers as opposed to 9 on the current cards) will need to apply for a card replacement in order to apply for an NSW Gold Opal Card.

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