The latest ACT Government Budget media release states that the Government is making significant investment in sport for Woden and Weston Creek, including with $6.6 million allocated for a state-of-the-art synthetic football facility at Melrose High School. The field will be FIFA-accredited, complete with a pavilion and lights. Phillip Oval will also be enhanced to a national standard with a $4.6 million upgrade. A further $200,000 will upgrade Stromlo Forest park and $185,000 will upgrade the Issacs Ridge Mountain Bike trail.
This year the ACT’s health Budget is $1.5 billion – the biggest it has ever been. Health initiatives in this Budget for Woden and Weston Creek include:
The Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the ACT Assembly, Alistair Coe, made a presentation on Light Rail and the ACTION Bus Network at last night’s meeting. He highlighted the costs of the proposed Light Rail development and what the costs would likely be for each household in Weston Creek. he did say that if a Liberal Government were elected in 2016 the liberals would not proceed with the Light Rail proposal.
- Do you live in the Weston area?
- Do you have some ideas about what would make Weston an (even) better place to live?
You’re invited to lunch at the Uniting Church Hall, Parkinson Street, Weston, from 11am to 1pm on Saturday 2 May, for a Community Forum With a Difference. Rsvp to Jane at COTA (ACT) on 6282 3777 or just come along. For more information see www.cotaact.org.au or call Jane.
Following a recent WCCC monthly meeting the Land Development Agency undertook to provide to residents the LDA Site Selection and Commercial Feasibility Report (with appendix) regarding second petrol station. Please note, a cover letter with clarifications is attached to the front of the report. The documents are somewhat lengthy, hence the 3 separate files: