Community Noticeboard

Terms of Reference for system-wide ACT Health data review announced
Release date: 28 March 2017
Meegan Fitzharris, MLA

The Terms of Reference for ACT Health's system-wide review of data and reporting have been tabled in the Legislative Assembly, which is the next step forward to ensure ACT Health's data management and quality assurance processes are robust and accurate.

ICRC releases draft electricity prices
Release date: 28 March 2017
Shane Rattenbury, MLA

A draft determination from the Independent Competition and Regulatory Commission (ICRC) is likely to result in an increase in electricity prices in the ACT by 10.9% from 1 July 2017.

Estate design delivers mix of housing types in a high-quality development
Release date: 27 March 2017
Mick Gentleman, MLA

An estate development plan for the former Red Hill public housing precinct, produced in consultation with the local community, has been lodged as a development application, Minister for Urban Renewal Mick Gentleman said.

Work starts on water improvement projects
Release date: 27 March 2017
Zed Seselja, Senator for Australian Capital Territory and Mick Gentlemen MLA

Work is set to start on a new project that will restore the natural environment of Isabella Pond, improve water quality in the Tuggeranong area and better prepare for rare flood events, Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja and Minister for Urban Renewal Mick Gentleman announced.

Electric-bike fleet clocks up 2500 kilometres
Release date: 27 March 2017
Shane Rattenbury, MLA

The ACT Government’s electric bike fleet has travelled 2500 kilometres – more than the distance between Canberra and Wellington – since a trial commenced late last year, Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability Shane Rattenbury said.

Partial night road closures on Horse Park Drive intersections
Release date: 24 March 2017
Economic Development Directorate

Work is progressing well on the Horse Park Drive duplication and the ACT Government will soon undertake night works to place asphalt at the Mapleton Avenue and Well Station Drive intersections.

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Above and Beyond
25 March - 23 July 2017

Above and Beyond is the ultimate interactive and multi-sensory flight exhibition at Questacon, celebrating the power of innovation to make dreams take flight. From flying cars and supersonic planes to space elevators and mega-rockets, Above and Beyond takes you faster, further and higher for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Canberra Museum and Gallery temporary closure
27 March to 12 May 2017

CMAG will be closed to the public from Monday 27 March to Friday 12 May 2017 to allow for replacement of the building’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning system. CMAG will reopen  on Saturday 13 May 2017 with the new major exhibition - KIRSTIE REA the land: a 20 year survey.

Canberra District Wine Week
31 March - 9 April 2017

The Canberra District Wine Week offers an exciting program of wine dinners, tastings and themed events in the city and right around the Canberra wine district.

Autumn Antiques and Collectables Fair 30th anniversary
31 March - 2 April 2017

The fair is the perfect opportunity for collectors and those just browsing to buy high-quality antiques and collectables at realistic prices. Whether it's dining tables and chairs, fine china, crystal, silver or antique, estate or costume jewellery, it's sure to be there.

Ranger Guided Activities at Tidbinbilla
Year round

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve offers an extensive program of guided walks and activities and special school holiday activities throughout the year. Don't miss your chance to see Australian wildlife in this beautiful natural environment.

Films at the National Film and Sound Archive
Year round

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) presents an extensive screening program and a range of special events throughout the year.

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ACT Medicinal Cannabis Medical Advisory Panel - Expressions of Interest
ACT Health Directorate

The ACT Minister for Health, Meegan Fitzharris MLA, is seeking expressions of interest to fill positions on the ACT Medicinal Cannabis Advisory Group (the MCAG).

New online map shows mowing progress for Canberra
Transport Canberra and City Services

Canberrans will now be able to keep up to date on where mowing is being conducted throughout the city with the help of a new online mapping tool.

The new mowing map gives people a convenient way to track the progress of mowing in their suburb and the ACT more generally.

The interactive map shows which suburbs in Canberra have been recently mowed and when suburbs will be mowed next. The map will also let the public know of delays to the mowing schedules such as a result of wet weather or high fire danger. The map is updated weekly, to proved accurate information.

Quicklag ELQ Earth Leakage Circuit Breaker (RCBO) - Electrical Safety Recall
Access Canberra

Homeowners, government agencies, property managers and electricians are encouraged to check switchboards and load centres following the national recall of a common circuit breaker manufactured by Eaton Industries.

The recall is of various models of the Quicklag ELQ Earth Leakage Circuit Breaker (RCBO) which are identifiable through them having a green “test” button and stamped with ‘Eaton ELQ’.

Innovative and sustainable waste management
Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate

The ACT Government is undertaking a market sounding to seek innovative and sustainable proposals from both the waste and non-waste sectors on how best to achieve the ACT’s waste management objectives.

The Territory is interested in finding solutions for all its waste streams and materials, and for improving its recycling collection.

This is an opportunity for local, national and international businesses and not-for-profit organisations to showcase ideas and solutions that can contribute to the ACT achieving national best practice in waste management.

Interested? Want to be part of the solution?

H2OK - ACT Healthy Waterways
Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

ACT Healthy Waterways is a joint initiative of the Australian and ACT governments to protect and improve long-term water quality in the ACT and the Murrumbidgee River system. The project will reduce the level of nutrients and pollutants entering our lakes and waterways that, in turn, have a significant impact on Australia's iconic Murray-Darling Basin.

Access Canberra has moved
Access Canberra

Access Canberra has moved to new locations, offering easier transactions, more services and less waiting in line.

Access Canberra Woden has relocated to the brand new Access Canberra Service Centre in the Cosmopolitan Building, Woden Town Square - just around the corner from the bus interchange. The new Woden Service Centre offers over 200 services, faster transactions and features touch screen terminals so you can complete your transactions easily online. Payments at the new service centre are electronic only using debit or credit card.

Access Canberra Fyshwick shopfront has closed. All other services previously offered at this location are available at our existing Access Canberra Service Centres in Tuggeranong, Belconnen (electronic transactions only) and Woden (electronic transactions only).

Land titles and revenue services, previously available at our Fyshwick shopfront, are now located at Dame Pattie Menzies House, 16 Challis Street, Dickson. These services will only be available at this new location.

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Melba, Evatt and Spence traffic management scheme

Local Belconnen residents are invited to provide feedback on recent traffic management improvements introduced on Copland Drive and surrounding streets in Evatt, Melba and Spence to help evaluate their effectiveness.

Gungahlin Town Centre planning refresh

The Gungahlin Town Centre is a thriving place. It is attracting new residents, business and investment at a great rate. To guide continued growth in the area, the ACT Government is undertaking a refresh of the Gungahlin Town Centre planning framework.

Should public transport waiting areas be smoke-free?

Canberrans are encouraged to have their say on whether public transport waiting areas across the ACT should be made smoke-free. The proposal would include banning smoking within five meters of all publicly and privately owned transport waiting areas, including bus and coach interchanges, residential bus stops, taxi ranks, light rail stations and train stations.

City Activation

Canberra is changing and so is our city centre. Now is your opportunity to help shape the future of the city centre to reflect what we love about it, your aspirations and its potential!

Lower Cotter Catchment Draft Reserve Management Plan

Have your say on the management of the Lower Cotter Catchment. The draft management plan proposes actions to guide further rehabilitation of the catchment and protect the quality of Canberra’s drinking water.

A future plan for Haig Park

Canberra is known for its large green spaces and beautiful parks. Haig Park is one of these, a heritage-listed park in the heart of our city centre, known for its rows of more than 7,000 mixed tree species. However, Haig Park is currently underused, feels unsafe and doesn't meet the needs of the Canberra community.

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Changes to legislation removed the requirement to publish public notices in newspapers. Public notices can now be published on an ACT Government website. For more information about Red Tape Reduction please visit the Access Canberra website.

Public notice Release date
Application for Liquor Licence 28 Mar 2017
Application for Registration of a Salesperson 27 Mar 2017
Environment Protection Agreement - multiple organisations 27 Mar 2017
Application for Registration of a Salesperson 27 Mar 2017
Annual Review of Environmental Authorisation - multiple organisations 27 Mar 2017
Application for Registration of a Salesperson 27 Mar 2017
Application for Registration of a Salesperson 24 Mar 2017
Application for Real Estate Agent Licence 24 Mar 2017
Application for Registration of a Salesperson 24 Mar 2017
Application for Liquor Licence 24 Mar 2017
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