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Draft variation to the Territory Plan for the Woden Town Centre and Mawson Group Centre

The Woden Valley Community Council (WVCC) supports development in Woden and welcomes the certainty that the updated Precinct Codes bring to developers and the community. We are currently reviewing the documents and will let you know if there are any matters that should be brought to the community’s attention. Building heights – in the CZ1 Core, the Code provides for 24 storeys (+4 where the building height hierarchy is maintained and development

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Woden’s wasteland: community push to end urban decay

Woden Weston residents. We need to demand great outcomes for our Town Centre and community. Please come to the public meeting on Wednesday at 7.30 pm a the Southern Cross Club

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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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Development Proposal for 41 Curtin Place – With Q&A

A Development Application (DA) has been lodged with the ACT Environment and Planning Directorate. The proposal is to replace the north-western block of shops on the Curtin Square (the chemist, bookshop, milk bar, etc) with a six-storey building, including a double-height retail ground floor and five residential floors (50 apartments), with three levels of car parking underground. The total height above the square is 24 metres. The community has concerns

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Le Couteur calls for the finalisation of the Master Plan before Curtin development

Today Ms Le Couteur has reiterated the Greens’ calls for the 2015 draft Curtin Master Plan to be finalised, before any new developments are approved. “The whole point of developing master plans in consultation with the community is to ensure that the voices of residents, businesses and Canberrans who work and live in the area are heard in future decisions.

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WVCC 2017-18 Budget Submission

WVCC has made a submission to the ACT Gov for the next budget emphasising the need for new facilities, infrastructure

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Goodwin Farrer Redevelopment Update.

The Goodwin Farrer redevelopment is currently receiving attention at the ACT Civil & Administrative Tribunal. Woden Valley residents may recall that approval was given on 18 November 2015 to this development at 22 Marshall St Farrer, a development which includes six new buildings of 5 and 6 storeys.

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