The ACT Government is planning to build a new housing development for 4,000 people on both sides of Adelaide Avenue, where it meets the Cotter Road near the Canberra brickworks. This will have a massive impact on all Canberra residents living or working nearby and using local transport links.
You will be affected if you:
- live or work in Yarralumla, Deakin (including West Deakin), Curtin, Weston Creek, Woden and Molonglo
- use the shops, schools, medical and other community facilities in these suburbs
- travel to and from work via Cotter Road, Dudley Street, Kent and Novar Streets, Adelaide Avenue and Yarra Glen.
A panel of experts and community representatives will discuss the new development and answer your questions:
- Amanda Evans, President, Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, ACT Branch
- Representative(s) of Planning Institute of Australia, ACT Division
- Representatives of the residents’ associations of Yarralumla, Deakin and nearby suburbs.
Topics will include the impact on:
- the design and livability of the new development and on neighbouring communities, including local infrastructure, facilities and green open space
- the transport corridor from Weston Creek/Molonglo through to Yarralumla/West Deakin, Woden and Civic
- Canberra’s national capital and garden city values.
This meeting will inform ISCCC’s decision on how to respond to the Government’s consultation on and emerging public concern about this proposal.
What: Inner South Canberra Community Council – Public Forum
When: 7 July 2014
Where: Canberra Deakin Football Club, 3 Grose St, Deakin 2600.