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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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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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 the requirements for open green space in Woden should be undertaken prior to the loss of green space for a short term solution

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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 ‘comfortable’ site – an entertainment precinct – where the community will want to gather to socialise. The Government may consider the Bradley Street

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Light Rail

Light Rail

For residents to be attracted to public transport, it needs to be fast, reliable and comfortable. The backbone of the network should be as straight and fast as possible. Instead of weaving alignments that try to go everywhere (but take a long time to get anywhere) and meet many purposes, lines should run as straight as possible, with people using connections to move to different parts of the network.

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