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Submission on Draft Variation to the Territory Plan for Woden

Submission on Draft Variation to the Territory Plan for Woden

The Woden Valley Community Council (WVCC) supports residential development and the associated community facilities and open spaces required to support a growing population.  Unfortunately the draft variation to the Territory Plan for Woden provides for high rise buildings but does not meet the community’s needs for community facilities.

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Woden Roundtable

Woden Roundtable

The Woden Roundtable was held on 25 May 2017. The Woden Valley Community Council raised the need for community facilities for the growing population including a community centre, a CIT, a multi purpose sports hall, a decent pool, bike paths and open green spaces in the Town

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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

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ACT Budget for Woden

On Tuesday the 7th of June the ACT Government released its 2016/17 Budget. The Government is forecasting a Headline Net Operating deficit of $94.3 million in 2016-17, a deficit of $35 million in 2017-18, and a return to balance in 2018-19 and 2019-20.

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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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What is the future for Higher Education in the Woden Valley Area?

With the recent announcement of a new Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) campus in Tuggeranong this will mean the closure of the Woden CIT campus. Most courses from Woden will be transferred to Tuggeranong in 2016 with the remaining course(s)…

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