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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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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