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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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Community groups question ‘political will’ for south Canberra cemetery

Community groups question 'political will' for south Canberra cemetery

On 11 October, the WVCC appeared in front of the Legislative Assembly committee on the Management of ACT Cemeteries to advocate for an ACT Government commitment to a new cemetery in the south of Canberra, instead of expansion of the Woden Cemetery into 3 hectares of Eddison Park.

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Submission on Draft Variation to the Territory Plan for Woden

Submission on Draft Variation to the Territory Plan for Woden

The Woden Valley Community Council (WVCC) supports residential development and the associated community facilities and open spaces required to support a growing population.  Unfortunately the draft variation to the Territory Plan for Woden provides for high rise buildings but does not meet the community’s needs for community facilities.

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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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Expansion of the Woden Cemetery

Expansion of the Woden Cemetery

The Woden Valley Community Council is seeking a commitment from the ACT Government to a long term solution to the burial needs of the community rather than the permanent loss of 3 hectares from Eddison Park. In light of future population growth from densification, a review of the requirements for open green space in Woden should be undertaken prior to the loss of green space for a short term solution

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ACT Budget for Woden

On Tuesday the 7th of June the ACT Government released its 2016/17 Budget. The Government is forecasting a Headline Net Operating deficit of $94.3 million in 2016-17, a deficit of $35 million in 2017-18, and a return to balance in 2018-19 and 2019-20.

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Expanded Paid Parking Plan for the Phillip Service Trades Area

The Phillip Business Community is holding a rally against the introduction of further paid parking on Thursday the 12<sup>th</sup> May at 5.00pm Dundas Court West.  A letter from Mr Robert Issell to the Chief Minister on behalf of the Phillip Business community can be <a href=”http://citynews.com.au/2016/woden-revolting/” target=”_blank”>viewed here</a>.

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