The Weston Creek Community Council has written to all 25 members of the Legislative Assembly outlining its concerns over the decisions made by the Public Housing Renewal Task Force on Public Housing and the Minister for Housing and Suburban Development. Meeting comments and views are now also available. Continue reading
The Taskforce is considering designs and layout options for up to 30 two-bedroom townhouses in a single-storey development. All dwellings will be Class C adaptable to support tenants living with disability and allow ageing in place.
As at 7 April … Continue reading
The Public Housing Renewal Taskforce is holding consultation sessions for proposed public housing developments in Chapman, Holder and Wright. Continue reading
Following the unfortunate postponement of the Weston Creek Community Council monthly meeting at the Raiders Club a meeting has now been arranged for Thursday 6 April.
This meeting will be held in a larger venue at Chapman Primary School starting at 7.30 pm. The school should be approached from Perry Drive and entered through the large double gates. It is … Continue reading
The Weston Creek Community Council meeting of last Wednesday 29 March had to be abandoned due to excessive attendance numbers. This was very gratifying in that we had reached so many members of the community. Unfortunately we were breaching the fire regulations and … Continue reading
Weston Creek Community Council was pleased to see such a high attendance at the meeting on Wednesday 29 March. This caused a major problem as due to the numbers of people we were in breach of the fire regulations and the meeting was aborted.
However the Housing Renewal Taskforce has agreed to present at later date and we are currently … Continue reading
The Public Housing Taskforce has identified sites in Holder, Chapman and Wright for public housing. These sites are part of an initiative to ‘pepper and salt’ new public housing through the city with small-scale quality accommodation.
Weston Creek Community Council was only advised formally of these sites on the day of … Continue reading
Work is likely to start in the week commencing 14 June to place traffic calming measures in Thring Street in Chapman. the works are planned to be completed by 30 June. Continue reading
WCCC has lodged a submission relating to the proposed development of aged persons units in Chapman. In essence the submission seeks to reduce the development to 27 units; move three units; expresses concern at the proximity of units to the All Souls… Continue reading
The Canberra Times (7 Nov 09) reports that residents fear the rush to spend millions of dollars in economic stimulus money to build public housing in the ACT could be at the expense of good planning and proper community consultation. The Weston Creek… Continue reading