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Brumbies real estate deal has to look after the trees

By johnboy - 23 February 2012 3

The Greens have committee report looking into the needed zoning changes to turn the Brumbies HQ into apartment blocks.

The committee report recommends that residential development only proceed with strict conditions.

“I am pleased that this decision, if accepted by the planning minister, will create new areas of public realm on the Brumbies site”, Greens Planning Spokesperson, Caroline Le Couteur MLA, said today.

The planning committee recommends that a precinct code be developed to ensure that:
— All development is at least 35 metres from the creek – and the existing path is improved and remains publicly accessible;
— The track from Austin Street through the site is improved;
— All the trees on the perimeter of the site which are shown in the concept plan are retained, including their root systems; and
— Basement parking is restricted to one level only.

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3 Responses to
Brumbies real estate deal has to look after the trees
shauno 7:36 pm 25 Feb 12

At least its not as bad as that 50 million dollar Mariner in Vic thats about to be canned because of a Parrot that hasnt been seen in the area for a good 25 years.

johnboy 11:11 pm 23 Feb 12

and linked to in the story/

aussielyn 9:48 pm 23 Feb 12

The full report, 98 pages, of the Planning Committee is here:

http://www.parliament.act.gov.au/committees/index1.asp?committee=113&inquiry=1019&category=19

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