RRA November 2023 Newsletter

Optus Tower DA rejected; Reid Park Sports Ground stakeholder consultation program; Tree Protection legislation; Heritage Jurisdictional Review; Inquiry into ACT’s Heritage Arrangements; Reid Reminiscences; Reid Open Houses & Gardens; house foundations needing support; Reid Pre-school celebrated 80th birthday; holiday safety; crime stats; community news; AGM notice 27 March ’24; wishing you all a joyous and safe holiday.

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.

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 …

News Sheet: 14 April 2023

Reid Reminisces Apologies to all who were looking forward to our Heritage event ‘Reid Reminiscences’. Unfortunately, viruses various have caught up with us and the weather looks very inclement. We have an exciting Plan B, so all is not lost! National Trust (ACT) on Heritage and telco towers The NationalRead article …

Reid News Sheet 16 March 2023

REMINDER: AGM 6 pm 29 March Mercure Hotel, Ainslie: guest speaker Max Bourke AM Please note the following two major Heritage matters below and the third point provides information about the signalisation of the Limestone Ave, Euree Street and Treloar Cres intersection provided by Minister Stephen-Smith. OPTUS TOWER ON REIDRead article …

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.

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 …