Woden’s Mutual Aid Group

Woden's Mutual Aid Group

This group is for people to volunteer to support the community around them during the COVID-19 epidemic. If you would like to participate join the Woden Regional Aid Group on Facebook If you need (or would like) some help please contact: Website – https://canberramutualaid.wordpress.com/ Email – wodenregionmutualaid@gmail.com Facebook – fb.me/wodenregionmutualaid Phone – 02 6100 3773 Australian Government sites for information are: Web – https://www.australia.gov.au/ WhatsApp – aus.gov.au/whatsapp

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Information sessions for the development of Strathgordon

Information sessions for the development of Strathgordon

Phillip Domazet invites interested members of the community to attend an information drop-in session to discuss and provide comments on its proposal for the site prior to the submission of a Development Application. The session will be held at the Saint Alban’s Anglican Church situated at 34 Chappell St, Lyons ACT 2606, on Tuesday 3th March 2020 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. There will also be a presentation about the development at the Woden’s public meeting

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Submissions to the SPIRE Inquiry extended to Sunday 23 February 2020

Submissions to the SPIRE Inquiry extended to Sunday 23 February 2020

Please have a look at the issues and consider lodging a submission with your views.  The $500 million Surgical Procedures, Interventional Radiology and Emergency (SPIRE) is a much needed acute care facility for Canberra and the surrounding regions. While the Woden Valley Community Council (WVCC) supports the construction of the SPIRE on the Canberra Hospital campus, we have serious concerns about the construction of the SPIRE facility on the north east

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WVCC SWOT Exercise

WVCC SWOT Exercise

The WVCC is undertaking a SWOT analysis for the Woden Town Centre precinct. We want to hear your views and ideas about the whole Woden Town Centre precinct which includes the hospital and perhaps the Garran Primary School, including the: strengths weaknesses opportunities threats Listen to this audio: You can leave a comment here send an email to info@wvcc.org.au leave comments on Facebook or Instagram come to Woden’s public meetings on

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Inquiry into planning for SPIRE – submissions due by 14 February 2020

Inquiry into planning for SPIRE - submissions due by 14 February 2020

The $500 million Surgical Procedures, Interventional Radiology and Emergency (SPIRE) is a much needed acute care facility for Canberra and the surrounding regions and the WVCC supports its construction on the Canberra Hospital campus.

It is important that this acute care facility is located to achieve hospital wide patient flows as the hospital is developed to meet the health needs of the growing population. Effective patient flows improve health outcomes and provide a better experience for patients and staff.

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Loss of the dedicated bus lane on Adelaide Avenue and diminished safety for cyclists

Loss of the dedicated bus lane on Adelaide Avenue and diminished safety for cyclists

Key points: The removal of 1.3km of dedicated bus lane on Adelaide Avenue will increase public transport travel times from Woden and Tuggeranong as buses merge with peak hour traffic Cyclists will be required to cross fast moving traffic on the arterial road diminishing safety The decision is at odds with ACT Government policy which seeks to increase both rapid bus patronage and active travel and reduce car use and

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