A multi purpose sports facility in the south of Canberra

A multi purpose sports facility in the south of Canberra

The WVCC and sporting groups from across the south of Canberra met to discuss the difficulty in accessing, and the need for a multi purpose sports hall in Woden. The attendees (from left to right) are: Robert Issell (WVCC and futsal), Fiona Carrick (WVCC), Kirsten Cross (gymnastics), Ashley Cross (basketball), Robert Lamaro (futsal), Emma Davidson (roller derby), Michael Nuttall (squash), Hendrik Nielsen (table tennis). Robin Stanton and Lady Nora Preston

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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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