Expanded Paid Parking Plan for the Phillip Service Trades Area

The Phillip Business Community is holding a rally against the introduction of further paid parking on Thursday the 12<sup>th</sup> May at 5.00pm Dundas Court West.  A letter from Mr Robert Issell to the Chief Minister on behalf of the Phillip Business community can be <a href=”http://citynews.com.au/2016/woden-revolting/” target=”_blank”>viewed here</a>.

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Updated – Woden Indoor Stadium to be demolished

The Woden Valley Community Council (WVCC) has formerly made an objection to the Development Application 201528749 (link to DA page) to demolish the Woden Basketball stadium. This is yet another facility to close in Woden‘s northern precinct that follows on from the lawn bowls, tennis courts and Pitch n Putt. The Woden Basketball courts have been used not just for basketball but also badminton roller derby, has also held markets and been a venue for live bands.

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Territory Plan Draft Variation 346 – Residential Solar Access Provisions

Reasonable access to sunlight is important to residents for both residential amenity (including quality of life) and energy efficiency (particularly in minimising heating costs in the cooler months). Heating costs form a large proportion of overall energy costs in Canberra which has a colder winter than other mainland capitals. WVCC has made a submission on the proposed variation to the draft Territory Plan 346 –

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