RRA August 2023 Newsletter

RRA Heritage Grant success; Pillar Posts second phase almost complete volunteer painters required; Age friendly suburbs program outcomes: residents have been heard; wood heater issues; Updates: Canberra City Stadium, Canberra Olympic Pool, Commonwealth Park Revitalisation Project; 2024 ACT Legislative Assembly election; Reid Reminiscences afternoon tea 10 Sept; Reid Open House & Gardens 29 Oct; Welcome Packs; National Secure at Home Day(s) 23 & 24 September 2023; Crime stats; St John’s Community Fair 14 October 2023.

Urban Open Space Land Management Plan Open for Consultation

The ACT Government has drafted an Urban Open Space Land Management Plan and has invited the public to respond to their survey questions. The Plan can be found at https://yoursayconversations.act.gov.au/managing-our-urban-open-spaces. There is a ‘quick and easy’ survey and an option to email a submission to communityengagement@act.gov.au.

Considering how precious urban open space is, and was during the pandemic, and will be even more essential in future, we urge you to respond to this plan.

Consultation closes on 15 August 2023

Friends of Canberra Olympic Pool are holding a public meeting at the pool on Saturday 29th July at 4 pm.

The meeting has been called primarily to adopt a constitution and appoint office bearers as required for incorporation under the ACT Associations Incorporation Act 1991. But it will also focus on recent developments such as the $3.2 million allocation for the pool in the ACT Budget and the Chief Minister’s latest ideaRead article …

Update – Calling all Reid Weeders

We are now set up and ready to go. If you would like to join us, please write to info@reid.northcanberra.org.au. We can help you register so that you are covered by insurance while working with the group. Once we know who is interested, we can work out when and where we will put our efforts.

In the meantime, we are so excited we just want to start! So, our first outing is planned for Sunday 2 July, 9.30 to 11.30 am at the Geerilong Gardens playground.

News Sheet 6 June 2023

Please note there are two matters to bring to your attention: the Planning Bill before the Legislative Assembly for debate today and Reid Weeders Induction this Friday 2 pm, Geerilong Gardens Planning Bill, Legislative Assembly: URGENT This Bill is being tabled in the Legislative Assembly today and there is increasingRead article …