Former Woden CIT site – opposite the Canberra Hospital

Former Woden CIT site – opposite the Canberra Hospital

The WVCC objects to the demolition of the former CIT which is strategically located on a 5.5 hectare site between the Woden Town Centre and the Canberra Hospital.  A Territory-wide Health Service Plan is currently being developed and will provide a system wide view of priorities for health service development and redesign over the next five years.

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Geocon seeking reconsideration of the WOVA decision (DA 201833492) to increase the height of the building on Melrose Drive

Geocon seeking reconsideration of the WOVA decision (DA 201833492) to increase the height of the building on Melrose Drive

We are seeking your support to send an email to the Planning Directorate stating your objections to increasing the already significant height of building 4 (on Melrose Drive) and the associated reduction in solar access to surrounding residents.

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Amended WOVA proposal – submissions close 5 September 2018 Geocon applies to subdivide block – this will provide an additional 4 storeys on another tower.

Amended WOVA proposal – submissions close 5 September 2018  Geocon applies to subdivide block – this will provide an additional 4 storeys on another tower.

The WVCC welcomes the changes to the WOVA development but believes there are some further improvements to the design to be made.  WOVA is a significant development and it is important that great outcomes are delivered to the Woden community.

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The Woden Valley Community Council has concerns about this development proposal.

While the WVCC supports development (eg Ivy, the proposal for the Alexander and Albemarle buildings) and welcomes the activity more people in Woden brings, this development is not appropriate for the site. The size and density is too much for Woden and it overshadows residents in Lyons. There is no need for 4 residential blocks (798 apartments) on 1.1 hectare (one of them is a 24 storey tower from Launceston

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Have Your Say on Pre-DA Community Consultation Guidelines

Have Your Say on Pre-DA Community Consultation Guidelines

The ACT Government is seeking your views on Pre-development application (DA) community consultation as an opportunity for proponents of significant developments to engage with the community in the early stages of a proposal. Comments close on 21 August 2017. Public information sessions will be held 6-8pm Wednesday 26 Jul at 16 Challis Street, Dickson. Your comments can be made through www.yoursay.act.gov.au

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