Category: Planning and Environment
Calwell Urban Renewal – Releasing land for community facilities.
The Suburban Land Agency will be releasing Block 9 Section 788 Calwell which is located next to the ambulance station off Johnson Drive adjacent to the Calwell shopping centre. The site is zoned as a Community Facilities Zone.
ACT Health is monitoring and reporting air quality across Canberra with one of the monitoring stations located at Monash. Up to date reports and health advice is available by clicking here.
A second monitoring station located at Chisholm independently operated as part of the Purple Air network can be accessed by clicking here.
Tuggeranong Youth Conversation on Climate Change
Communities@Work, supported by the Tuggeranong Community Council’s Youth Engagement Committee and the YWCA Canberra, invites young people in Tuggeranong to join Lauchlan Duncan and Stephanie Wilson from Climate Change and Sustainability and Kirilly Dickson Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment, around a table over pizza to discuss issues
Lake Tuggeranong Research update
At our last TCC meeting we had a talk from Dr Fiona Dyer and Rod Ubrihen from the University of Canberra, who spoke about the research being undertaken on Lake Tuggeranong to stop the annual blue green algal infestations that happens every summer when the heat rises. They said to date, the results were inconclusive and their final report will be submitted to government when all the results are fully analysed. They also indicated that more research would be needed. Accordingly the Council has written to the Chief Minister asking that ongoing funds be made available for further research and when a solution is decided upon that it be adequately funded.
Research on Lake Tuggeranong
Research has been undertaken to better determine how best to deal with algal issues in Lake Tuggeranong itself. The work at Isabella Pond, Isabella Lake and the rain gardens being build nearby will help filter water going into the lake, but what about what is …
Tuggeranong Submission to Civic to Woden Light Rail Route
The Tuggeranong submission pouts forward our concerns re the new proposed light rail route from Civic to Woden via Parkes and Barton. Please read the attached letter and if you agree with it please fill out the petition that has been sponsored by Woden Community Council.
ACT’s Climate Change Strategy
On Monday 11 December 2017, the ACT’s climate strategy discussion paper on ACT’s climate strategy to a Net Zero Emissions Territory was launched.