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 …

RRA Newsletter May 2023

AGM with Max Bourke AM as guest speaker and the importance of citizen activists; Planning Bill update; Legislative Assembly Inquiry into Heritage Arrangements and facts rather than misinformation about the Reid Housing Precinct; Heritage grant applications; ‘Black Spot’ signalisation; Friends of the Canberra Olympic Pool; Petition to incorporate the Ainslie Volcanics Grassland site into the Mt Ainslie Nature Reserve; pruning CIT trees; Crime report.

RRA News Sheet Apr 23

PROPOSED OPTUS TOWER: REID PARK SPORTS GROUND A brief update on what’s been done so far. Letters of objection have been written to: SINGTEL* OPTUS Gladys Berejiklian Singapore High Commissioner to Australia Rebecca Vassarotti MLA, Minister for Heritage ACT ACEPDcustomerservices@act.gov.au ACT EPSDD Planning Directorate *Optus is owned by Singtel TheRead article …