Newssheet June 2024

1. Review of the Nature Conservation Act How to have your say on how we protect native plants, animals and landscapes in the ACT. The 10-year review of the Nature Conservation Act 2014 (the Act) is underway. The Act provides the legal underpinning for nature conservation policy, management actions and protection ofRead article …

May 24 Newsletter

AGM’s guest speaker, Duncan Marshall AM, Interim Heritage Council Chair outlined the work of the Council; Reid Park Sports Ground Conservation Management Plan progress; JSCNET report A capital for all Australians; Heritage Festival RRA’s Conspiracies, continuity and connections event; Glebe Park under pressure yet again; Your Say Heritage report; history returns to Reid in the form of Sarah, newly residing in Reid, whose great grandmother Annastacia Sullivan, along with her sister Pauline Sullivan came by horse and cart to St John’s Schoolhouse; Neighbourhood Watch statistics; cost of housing is not new; Cotoneaster is classified as a weed.

News update 25 March 2024

Apologies for the late web version of the February Newsletter – it had gone into the webmaster’s spam & we, unfortunately didn’t notice it hadn’t been posted. AGM Wednesday 27 March and Reid Park Sports Ground stakeholder Survey open till 31 March

Newsletter – February 2024

AGM will be held at 6 for 6.30 pm Wednesday 27 March 2024; Reid Park Sports Ground Survey (Heritage Grant) please note the QR code so you can participate; ACT Heritage Festival 13 to 28 April & RRA’s event is Conspiracies, continuity and connections;

ACT Heritage Jurisdictional Review update; Bulky Waste Collections for Reid are on Wednesday 10 April and Monday 8 Jul; an information kit is being prepared advising how to rectify foundations of Reid houses; Crime stats; Reid Personalities: the extraordinary Ian; some confusion over the actual age of our residents’ association; Church news and link to Reid Tennis Club.

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 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.