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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The draft Kippax Town Centre master plan continues the ACT government’s work in modernising our group and town centres in line with contemporary planning principles. …

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 …

Jobs to stay in Belco

October 5, 2015
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The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has announced that it is looking forward to “continuing its relationship with the Belconnen community” after cancelling the tender for its …

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.

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

July 7, 2015
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If the University of Canberra is to become a world-ranked university, we need to improve infrastructure in Belconnen. I attended a public meeting late last month in …

Why we should encourage MLAs to venture beyond Civic Square

July 2, 2015
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The 2016 ACT election will be the most significant election since self-government. The increase from 17 MLAs to 25 should mean that our local communities are better …

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

June 1, 2015
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As recent articles have reported, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection is considering moving its 4000 employees out of Belconnen. Tender documents have revealed the department …