Submission on Kippax Group Centre Master Plan

February 6, 2016
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(NB: This was submitted to the ACT Government as part of the Kippax Group Centre Master Plan consultation process.) Download as PDF

Mix it up: Why mixed-use developments are key to Canberra’s future

November 23, 2015
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With the release of the draft Kippax Town Centre Master Plan, I discuss the benefits of mixed-use developments and how they make our town centres …

Summary of Draft Belconnen Town Centre Master Plan

October 6, 2015
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The full draft Belconnen Town Centre Master Plan is over 80 pages long, which can be a challenge for time-poor workers and parents to read. In the interests …

RiotACT post: Jobs to stay in Belco

October 5, 2015
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I was very pleased when the cancellation of the tender for the Department of Immigration was announced. But it is even more important that rules are now in …

Malcolm Turnbull: Please save the Immigration Dept in Belconnen

September 21, 2015
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Commitment 2 Community launch

August 30, 2015
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There was a good crowd and a great cross-set of community organisations represented at the West Belconnen Commitment 2 Community on Saturday.    

Campaigning for #belcojobs

July 31, 2015
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Continuing to campaign with Andrew Leigh and team on keeping Immigration jobs in Belconnen.

RiotACT post: How UC plans to become a world-ranked university by 2018

July 7, 2015
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  Recently I attended a meeting where Stephen Parker outlined his latest plans for the University of Canberra. I was impressed by the vision and wrote about …

RiotACT post: Why we should encourage MLAs to venture beyond Civic Square

July 2, 2015
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In this post I discuss how we could increase engagement of MLAs with their electorates, particularly with the switch to 25 seats: After 25 years of …

RiotACT post: Time for the Commonwealth to stop trashing Canberra’s town centres

June 1, 2015
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I have been asked to contribute some guest posts for the RiotACT. My first post continues the push for the Commonwealth to adopt a more consultative approach …