Reid Residents' Association

Reid Residents' Association

Highlighting and maintaining Reid heritage and its 'Garden City' design

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Find out what makes for a good development application for a heritage site – 12 Apr 22
A must for professionals, developers and members of the Canberra community generally dealing with DAs. Prof Roslynne Hansen AM is an expert in town planning who will highlight the key factors considered when assessing the DA including any adopted guidelines...
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ACT Government Heritage and Environmental Grants 2022–23
The 2022–23 round of ACT Heritage Grants has been announced by the ACT Government. Applications are now invited from individuals and community groups.
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February2022 Newsletter
RRA AGM 30 March; 'The Roaring Twenties in Reid' Heritage Festival event 10 April; Wanted: volunteers please; weeds in your nature strips; Neighbourhood Watch stats; Reid churches info; Reid Tennis Club Rally4Ever news, summer of social tennis & time to register for competition tennis; Age Friendly Suburbs project 21-25; Preserving our heritage consultations; Neighbour Day 27 March; Limestone Ave Safety E-Petition.
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Reid – The suburb

The suburb dates from 1928 and is named after Sir George Reid, Australia’s fourth Prime Minister and a former Premier of New South Wales. It adopts Aboriginal words for its street names.

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About Us

Reid Residents’ Association (RRA) is a volunteer, not for profit residents’ association formed on 14 August 1944 with the following objectives:

  • * foster an appreciation of the present Reid environment and encourage its preservation, taking into account the interest and welfare of the community
  • * support and implement agreed action on Reid community projects and interests.

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Join Us

Membership is free and any Reid resident or other person approved by the committee may apply for membership if they agree to support the association’s objectives.  Residents interested in nominating for a position on RRA committee should contact the committee at info@reid.northcanberra.org.au

Conservation in Reid

The Reid Housing Precinct was included on the Register of the National Estate on 21 October 1980 and is on the ACT Heritage Register. The intent of heritage listing is to retain and conserve the suburb’s intrinsic features:

  • for their ability to demonstrate historical values including ‘Garden City planning principles and architectural and landscape design from the initial period of urban development within Canberra
  • for the aesthetic unity of the streetscapes arising from the harmonious integration of low-density built forms within a mature landscape setting, and high proportion of landscape space and trees
  • for the social values associated with the retention of communal landscaped reserves and community facilities, whilst managing change to meet the contemporary requirements of residential usage.

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