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Removing Buses permanently from Anketell Street

In 2017 the Tuggeranong Community lodged a petition at the ACT Legislative Assembly to remove buses from Anketell Street. Interestingly enough, the works being done on Anketell street has required re-routing the buses to the route suggested by us in the petition.  We have therefore send a letter asking that,” when the road works are finished in Anketell Street, that the buses continue to go on their current detour to the interchange via Reed, Cowlishaw and Pitman Street to the Tuggeranong Interchange” until a new Tuggeranong Interchange is build which would allow buses to go up and down Pitman Street and alleviate the need to use Cowlishaw street.
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Planning and Environment

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.

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Sulwood Drive -New Off-road Walking and cycling Path

I has been announced from Minister Steel’s office that there will be funding for Tuggeranong to the tune of $4 million to construct an off-road walking and cycling path along the 4km stretch of Sulwood Drive between Drakeford Drive and Athllon Drive

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College Climate Change Conference

By 2020 transport is expected to account for over 60% of Canberra’s emissions. Switching to active transport is therefore a high priority and presents one of the biggest challenges in meeting our 2045 target of achieving net zero emissions

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Letters & Report

Tuggeranong Community Council Youth Engagement Forum 2019

The Tuggeranong Community Council (TCC) believes it is beneficial for schools and students to engage with the community as a pathway to enrich student education. The community can provide support to schools and students to ensure their ideas are heard and considered when new policies and programs are developed.   To

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Next Meeting

  • Next Meeting 6 April 2021
    This month we will be looking at the Lake Tuggeranong Floating Wetland with Ralph Ogden, Program Manager, Healthy Waterways Project and receive a update on research into the lake's algal problem from Rod Ubrihiem, Post Doctoral Fellow UCAN, with Stormwater Project and ACT Waterwatch
    The Community Meeting will be held Tuesday 6 April 2021 commencing at 7:30 pm at the Town Centre Vikings Greenway and an option to join via Zoom.
    If you are coming in person to the meeting please arrive a little early to allow time for the COVID-Safe Check-In. The meeting starts at 7:30 pm.
    Venue is Town Centre Vikings, Corner Athllon Dr and Rowland Rees Cres, Greenway ACT 2900. As a virtual attendee you will need to register on our Zoom portal - CLICK HERE
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