Agenda Next Meeting – 5 Jun

Agenda Next Meeting - 5 Jun

Take the opportunity to talk to Minister Fitzharris and Minister Steel at Woden’s public meeting The next Woden Valley Community Council meeting will be held at 7pm on Wednesday 5 June 2019 at the Woden Southern Cross Club. Minister Fitzharris and Minister Steel will attend to discuss Budget measures and issues within their portfolios that impact on residents living in the south of Canberra. The Woden Town Centre provides significant

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Next Meeting – 1 May Closure of the hydrotherapy pool at the Canberra Hospital and meet the Federal Candidates

Next Meeting - 1 May Closure of the hydrotherapy pool at the Canberra Hospital and meet the Federal Candidates

The next Woden Valley Community Council meeting will be held at 7pm on Wednesday 1 May 2019 at the Woden Southern Cross Club. The meeting will start with updates from Murrumbidgee MLAs. We will then meet some of the candidates for the Federal election. With Woden being part of both Canberra (north of Hindmarsh Drive) and Bean (south of Hindmarsh Drive and the Town Centre) it is not clear how

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Urban Renewal in the Woden Town Centre – Next Meeting 3 April

Urban Renewal in the Woden Town Centre - Next Meeting 3 April

The next Woden Valley Community Council meeting will be held at 7pm on Wednesday 3 April 2019 at the Woden Southern Cross Club. The meeting will start with updates from Murrumbidgee MLAs and Mr Alistair Coe, Leader of the ACT Liberal Party. It is terrific news that the Woden Community Service has engaged a Community Development Officer to engage local community groups, individuals, businesses and organisations to help activate the

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Agenda Next Meeting – 6 March

Agenda Next Meeting - 6 March

At this months meeting we will hear about the proposed development of the much loved Pitch n Putt site.

ACT Health staff will then brief us on the Building Health Services Program which is a major investment in health infrastructure projects across Canberra, including developments at the Canberra Hospital.  Come along and find out more about the expansion of the Centenary Hospital for Women and Children and the new SPIRE Centre.

The Chair will provide a brief update of the latest in the planning process for Southlands and please note that submissions close for the Moving Canberra: Integrated Transport Strategy on 8 March 19.

It’s time to start talking about our social infrastructure and where we could accommodate a community hub. Last year Minister Steel committed to a community centre and the ACT Government will consult with us at the May meeting.

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Next Meeting – 6 Feb Residential towers and the heat island effect

Next Meeting - 6 Feb Residential towers and the heat island effect

The Woden Valley Community Council’s first public meeting for 2019 will be held on Wednesday 6 February. The residential towers are being designed, the sites are being prepared and construction is happening. In our commercial zones (CZ1 and CZ2) we now have 19 residential towers earmarked with many more to come. We will have a lot of pavement and not so much green space in these areas so what will that mean for the ‘heat island effect’?

The Environment Directorate will explain the citizen scientist research project being undertaken by the RMIT on 9 February 2019 at the Woden Town Centre. The project involves members of the community performing outdoor measurements (temperature, humidity, wind speed etc). The data gathered will contribute to an evidence base required to understand, mitigate and adapt to extreme heat and for policy makers to plan the urban built environment and open spaces.  It will be interesting to see what the data tells us about Woden.

We will receive an update on the proposed 25 storey towers (N12) on Easty Street. There is currently a petition on the Legislative Assembly web site which draws to the attention of the Assembly that the Phillip Precinct Code permits developments of inappropriate scale on the N12 site. If you are interested in signing the petition please go to https://epetitions.act.gov.au/CurrentEPetitions.aspx

On a more positive note, City Services will provide an update on the nature play project in Eddison Park,  planning for playspaces in Torrens and the delivery of playspaces in Farrer. They will also present the designs for the new bus depot in Phillip which will provide jobs and support small business.

For further information on Woden issues go to wvcc.org.au and follow the WVCC on Facebook and Instagram.

PS – for all the scooter riders out there – the ACT and Regions Scooter Titles will be held on 16 February 2019 at the Woden Skate Park. Register athttps://revolutionise.com.au/asa/

Community email for February meeting

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Next meeting of the WVCC— Wednesday, 5 December

Next meeting of the WVCC— Wednesday, 5 December

You are invited to the WVCC public Christmas meeting for 2018. Please join us at 6.30pm on Wednesday 5 December 2018 at the Southern Cross Club for some snacks prior to the 7pm meeting. Officials from Transport Canberra and City Services will attend the meeting to provide us with an update on public transport, including the bus network and light rail stage 2. We will also hear about the progress

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