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An Update – ISCCC and NCCC re ‘Recommended’ Draft Territory Plan Variation No. 369

Inner South Canberra and North Canberra Community Councils call for Assembly inquiry into proposed Territory Plan Variation 369, which they believe does not properly address 30 % canopy cover target and is too complex.

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Posted 13 hours ago

April 2022 Newsletter

The federal election campaign is in full swing, as evidenced by the corflutes dotted around North Canberra’s roads and front gardens. What makes this election different however is the wide range of candidates who are genuine contenders to represent North Canberra at a federal level. While many of the issues often raised by the North Canberra community generally fall under the jurisdiction of the ACT Government, we have been tracking the North Canberra-specific announcements by the federal candidates. A (non-exhaustive) list of such election commitments from the major candidates is detailed below. Labor has recently pledged $5 million for cycle …

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Posted 11:27pm - 17 May 2022

Agenda: General Meeting 7pm 18 May 2022 

Agenda: General Meeting 7pm 18 May 2022 Online via Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86517913139?pwd=V0NRcksvaWZzWG1USGp0SWdsZU95Zz09 Meeting ID: 865 1791 3139 Passcode: 571 054 Minute taker for the meeting: Attendance: Observers: GUEST PRESENTATIONS Rebecca Vassarotti MLA, Minister for the Environment, and Peter Cain MLA, Shadow Minister for Planning and Land Management, will join the meeting to listen in and participate in a discussion on the NCCC perspective on Draft Variation 369 (Living Infrastructure in Residential Zones), relating to the management of trees in Canberra’s urban landscape (more details on the variation are available here). GENERAL BUSINESS Confirmation of previous Committee Meeting minutes March (draft minutes …

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Posted 9:41pm - 12 May 2022

March 2022 Newsletter

While the phrase ‘urban renewal’ is often used to characterise the pace of development in North Canberra in recent years, the phrase feels particularly jarring when considering social housing tenants who have lived in North Canberra for decades who now found themselves facing a forced relocation away from their homes. As reported by the Canberra Times, hundreds of inner north ACT housing tenants have been served with eviction notices to facilitate the ACT Government’s ‘Growth and Renewal Program’. Last week, we released a statement requesting the ACT Government reconsider its decision to evict the tenants. Our statement also called for any …

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Posted about 1 month ago

ACT Housing Evictions

The North Canberra Community Council requests the ACT Government reconsider the decision to notify 300 plus ACT Housing tenants that they will be relocated whether or not they agree.

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Posted about 1 month ago
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