Mar 202017

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 Minister Berry’s media release. Continue reading »

Jun 102016

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.

The works are as a result of investigations into complaints of speeding and anti-social behaviour and consultations with local residents.  The works will also assist children to cross this street.

Further details are here –

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Nov 182009

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 Anglican Church, seeks a small central park area which will improve large vehicle access; and expresses disappointment with the removal of some 60% of existing trees. Supplementary submissions have been made regarding provision for on-site parking and differences in the description of units proposed for Chapman and Rivett.

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Public housing ‘rushed through’

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Nov 082009

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 Community Council’s experience with the Government’ announced developments in Chapman and Rivett are reported as examples of the Government’s approach.

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Nov 052009

During December 2006 and February 2007, many parts of Canberra experienced major flooding during high intensity storms. Chapman was one of the suburbs which was significantly impacted by these storms. Subsequent investigations have proposed remedial works designed to overcome the current deficiencies identified by these investigations that include the re-construction of the drain along Cooleman Ridge Reserve.

Community information sessions have been organised by TAMS for Tuesday 10 and Thursday 12 November at 6pm at the Chapman Primary School Hall, Perry Drive, Chapman. Full details of the project, proposed works and plans are available here.