Woden Town Centre

Call for nominations for local faces for the Melrose Drive mural 

Call for nominations for local faces for the Melrose Drive mural 

Do you know a local hero? The Woden Valley Community Council (WVCC) calls on the community to nominate Woden residents who have contributed to the wellbeing of the Woden Valley community to appear on the mural.

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Invitation for Public Submission – draft variation to the Territory Plan

Invitation for Public Submission - draft variation to the Territory Plan

An invitation to make a written submission to the Standing Committee on Planning and Urban Renewal inquiry into Draft Variation to the Territory Plan No. 344: Woden Town Centre: Zone changes and amendments to the Phillip precinct map and code by 15 September 2017.

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Community mural update

Community mural update

The WVCC has received submissions for the mural on the Melrose Drive wall.  The preferred concept design has been selected and provided to the building owners for their approval. Further information about the project will be provided to the community once the building owners have provided their final approval.

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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

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Bradley St Development Application

Bradley St Development Application

Although the Woden Valley Community Council (WVCC) supports development and investment in the Woden Town Centre, it is worth noting that this development does not align with, or facilitate, investment in the vision of the Woden Town Centre Master Plan. The Government has not identified a sunny

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15 Bowes St Development Application

15 Bowes St Development Application

Although the Woden Valley Community Council (WVCC) supports development and investment in Woden we do not support this residential development for a number of reasons, including overshadowing of the east west pedestrian spine and the lack of compliance with the Woden Town Centre Master Plan and the draft variation to the Territory Plan for the Woden 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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