ACT GOV: Take part in our heritage survey

Puzzled and concerned about recent attacks on Heritage and Reid? The following information might help reassure you and please respond to the Your Say on issues relating to Heritage in the ACT by this Sunday 16 July.

Listening report for draft district strategies and Territory Plan

Please find some extracts mentioning Reid (pp. 38–40)

 Urban density and housing

• Less changes to density were desired in the Inner North and City suburbs, notably contributors were concerned about seeing development occur on Ainslie Avenue, and in Reid

• Increased availability and quality of medium-density housing was desired, however the proposed medium-density apartments between Amaroo St and Boroondara St in Reid were opposed

Canberra character

• Contributors desired to retain garden city/ bush capital character, and were concerned it would be lost through increased densification

• Ambience, and open spaces that allow easy access to recreation were highly valued

• The high heritage value of locations in the Inner North and City, and the importance of maintaining heritage was expressed

• Contributors desired protection of heritage including Reid, historic city railroad remnant (in Reid near CIT), Ainslie, Majura Valley Farm, and surrounding mountains

Existing and future developments

• Strong negative sentiment was expressed toward change and densification in Reid. Contributors wanted the remnants of the railway in Reid protected, and its surrounding green space

• Contributors desired quality builds in future development

• Contributors provided feedback on a variety of projects and potential projects including, Thoroughbred Park, and activation of Lake Burley Griffin, Civic Pool, UNSW’s development of the o

ACT Government

Hello XXXX,In this survey, we’d like to hear your views on issues relating to heritage in the ACT. The ACT is rich in natural and cultural heritage that we want to protect including Aboriginal, rural, historic and iconic Canberra places and objects. We also want to celebrate our heritage through events and activities throughout the year.Click here to startHow will my feedback be used?Your feedback will be used to understand the community’s perceptions of heritage in the ACT, which will help inform future engagement with the community on heritage issues and events. How long will the survey take?The survey should take around 6 minutes depending on how much information you decide to share with us.How long is it open for?The survey is open until 11:59pm (AEST) on Sunday 16 July 2023.What’s in it for me?As well as having your say about heritage in the ACT, all members who complete the survey will be entered into the monthly prize draw to win one of 5 x $100 eGift cards.If you are unable to click the link, please copy and paste the full URL below into your browser:

The survey is an initiative of the Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate.Thank you!The YourSay Panel Team