Our Objectives

  • To promote the interests of the Woden Valley community
  • To enhance and improve the economic, cultural, social and environmental well being of Woden Valley residents and community groups
  • To identify community groups and establish and maintain a close liaison between them
  • To contribute to the physical and social planning of and the development of the Woden Valley
  • To ensure that the interests of youth, the aged and other groups in the district are properly represented; and
  • To inform the community about matters affecting the Woden Valley.

Woden Valley Community Council

The Woden Valley Community Council engages as widely as possible with the Woden community on a range of issues that affect the Woden community. The Council engages with the ACT Government on behalf of Woden residents on a range of issues including planning, public spaces, community facilities, health, education, housing and the environment.

On-going issues of interest to the Council are:

  • Ensuring that densification is done well which requires land use planning for the Woden Town Centre including,
  • mixed building heights that allow sun into public spaces and the judicious placement of  residential towers where they do not significantly overshadow residents.
  • public spaces
  • community facilities including: a community centre, higher education (a CIT), a multi-purpose sports hall and a new aquatic centre.
  • public transport
  • hospital developments and retention of the hydrotherapy pool
  • education facilities
  • upgrades of play spaces in all the suburbs and co-location of playgrounds at the local shops

Your Committee

Election of Officers The following nomination were made and duly accepted at the 2018 AGM:

  • President: Fiona Carrick;
  • Vice President: Vacant;
  • Treasurer: Fiona Carrik;
  • Secretary: Vacant;
  • Publicity Officer: Robert Issell;
  • Committee members:
    • Chris Erett;
    • Robin Stanton;
    • Rollo Brett;
    • Jacky Fogerty.

Committee Membership

The Officers of the Council and the committee members are elected in accordance with Section 23 of the Council’s constitution.

Committee members are elected at the annual general meeting and may serve more than one term on the committee.

Nomination for membership of the Committee can be made by completing the Nomination Form and passing it to a committee member or the Secretary.