Reid Residents' Association

Reid Residents' Association

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

RRA Newsletter February 2019
AGM 6.30 26 March with guest speaker Rachel Stephen-Smith MLA; National Capital Plan Draft Amendment 91, COB; ACT Heritage Festival Ramble around Reid’s open spaces; Neighbourhood Day 31 March; ACT Neighbourhood Watch; Reid Oval; Trees e-petition; Reid’s Mr Fluffy Blocks; St John’s news; Vale Dr (Hon) Rhodanthe Lipsett OAM RN RM
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Trees decline must be reversed
RRA Committee urges you sign the e-Petition to the Legislative Assembly requesting action to redress the continuing loss of trees in our Garden City. Closing date: 15 March 2019
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National Capital Plan Draft Amendment 91
This Amendment has many implications for not only Northbourne Avenue but for the adjacent areas including Reid. Please consider this proposed Amendment carefully and read the Record of Meeting 6 February 2019  to see the expressed concerns of those attending this meeting and government responses. Submissions close COB 4 March 2019
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