February 2023 Newsletter

AGM 29 Feb with Guest Speaker Max Bourke AM; Draft Planning Bill & Inner North & City Draft Strategy; advance notice: 80th anniversary of RRA & !00th anniversary of Reid; ‘Good, Bad & Ugly in Reid; Heritage Festival ‘Sharing Stories’; Reid’s National Trust (ACT) award; Reid Park’s need for a good plan; Trees & replanting; Weeders wanted; Neighbour Day; Open House & Garden; Neighbourhood Watch statistics; Churches’ news; Reid Tennis Club recycling balls.

Award by the National Trust to RRA

We are delighted to have been one of the organisations that are the recipients of a ‘Significant Award by the National Trust (ACT) for the project Reviving Inner North’s pillar signposts – Phase 1: Reid and Braddon: Reid Residents’ Association Inc, with Principal Contractor Conservation Works Pty Ltd. Our heartiestRead article …

November 2022 Newsletter

ACT Draft Planning Bill pros & cons, links & dates; Age Friendly Suburb program consultation in Geerilong Gardens; parking & traffic issues in Reid; Heritage Grant for Phase 2 Reviving Inner North Pebble Signposts; St John’s Community Fair; Neighbourhood Watch stats; news from Reid churches; Reid Tennis Club Christmas Party; holiday safety hints.

News Sheet November 2022

ACT Planning Bill There has been considerable information in the media etc. on the ACT Planning Bill which will have multiple and major impacts on Canberra, which was, of course, an exceptionally well-planned city. One can only hope that our own national capital, which is in many respects the greatestRead article …

News Sheet: October 2022

  We wonder if you‘ve noticed that ACT Government staff are running a ‘Pop-up consultation’ for the Age Friendly Suburbs Program for Reid at the above date, time & location. This program aims to improve path network infrastructure and connectivity in suburbs with a large proportion of residents aged overRead article …

August 2022 Newsletter

Vale John Little, past-President of RRA & stalwart defender of Reid’s heritage and amenity; Reid volunteers needed; Age-friendly suburbs program focuses on Reid; Gang-gang article from Dr Michael Mulvaney; ACT Neighbourhood Watch statistics May–July; Reid churches information.

VALE John Little

John Little was past-President of the Reid Residents’ Association, long term resident of Reid, storyteller, bon vivant, wise counsellor and highly valued contributor to the Reid community. He will be sorely missed.