We are writing to you because of the difficult times that lie ahead. This is a small suburb and many of us have lived here for decades, know our immediate and even further-afield neighbours which, under these circumstances, should help us keep in touch and looking out for each other.
2019–20 bushfires, AGM 24 March with Guest speaker Jack Waterford AM, a Thank You to residents, 27 April Heritage Festival tour of Reid, Australian Garden History Society, Thirsty verges & trees, Renovators & their barren nature strips, St John’s Anglican Church celebrates 175 years, Echidnas in Reid, Neighbourhood Watch, Welcome packs available, 23 Dirrawan Gdns saga, Installation of roof elements (e.g. photovoltaics) requirements, DV369 Living infrastructure, EPBC Act revision, NCCC meetings, Pedestrian underpass to Commonwealth Park
This edition includes the 75th Anniversary, meeting with government officials, the heritage amendment bill, a Nation Trust survey, traffic count in Reid and more…
Invitation to RRA 75th anniversary dinner on 19 September with guest speaker Dr David Headon; concerns with rebuilt Mr Fluffy houses erosion of Reid Housing Precinct heritage values; Neighbourhood Watch report; St John’s new roof & Community Fair, 19 October; 14th Reid Open Houses & Gardens, 10 November.
AGM 2019, President’s 2018–19 report; shipping container in Reid Park; Heritage Festival’s Ramble around Reid’s open spaces; Reid in the media; Tree canopy loss; Neighbourhood Watch report; Pet welfare; St John’s slate roof; Welcome Packs
Click for the AGM Agenda. Guest speaker: Rachael Stephen-Smith MLA, Minister for Urban Renewal and resident of Reid Topic: Canberra’s urban design lans and heritage
AGM 6.30 26 March with guest speaker Rachel Stephen-Smith MLA; National Capital Plan Draft Amendment 91, COB; ACT Heritage Festival Ramble around Reid’s open spaces; Neighbourhood Day 31 March; ACT Neighbourhood Watch; Reid Oval; Trees e-petition; Reid’s Mr Fluffy Blocks; St John’s news; Vale Dr (Hon) Rhodanthe Lipsett OAM RN RM
Reid’s 90th Birthday!, representations to government re the unsightly mix of a shipping container & graffiti on Reid Oval, September’s public seminar notes on ‘Impact of planning decsions on Canberra’s heritage values & urban form’, home security over Christmas holidays, ‘Not a drop wasted’ talk by Phillip Johnson, landscape designer, St John’s news, RTC & RRA Christmas party 16 December.
This newsletter contains invitations to four upcoming events.
RRA submission to DA Inquiry, parking, Container deposit scheme, community news, Welcome pack, Pre-Federation history, Reid Oval.