Welcome to the Belconnen Community Council

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November 2014: Public meeting - Annual General Meeting and presentation by Disability Confidence Canberra

Event Date: 
Tue, 18/11/2014 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The 2014 AGM and election of committee will be held at this meeting. 

Following a presentation of the previous years BCC activities, the election of new Committee members will occur. While the votes are being tallied, the guest speaker will deliver their presentation. Results of the election will be announced following the conclusion of the guest speakers presentation.

If you are seeking to join the BCC Committee, please use the forms attached to this post.

Only eligible members may nominate a person or be nominated for a committee position. An eligible member is an Active member of Council who has attended at least three General Meetings of the BCC during the twelve (12) months preceding the Annual General Meeting and have their name so recorded in the records of attendance. A member nominated for an executive position must have attended at least four such meetings.

Nomination forms must be emailed to secretary@belcouncil.org.au  or mailed to: PO Box 1131, Belconnen, ACT, 2617 and be received seven days prior to the Annual General Meeting.

Following voting, our guest speaker will be a representative from Disability Confidence Canberra.

The Disability Confidence Canberra speaking circuit is an education and awareness program delivered by the ACT Inclusion Council.  

Wellbeing Survey: Canberra and region

The 2014 Wellbeing Survey, an initiative of the University of Canberra’s People and Place research program is now open - please participate.

Belconnen Arts Centre and art of Belconnen featured on ACT 7.30

In advance of its Spring Winds Festival (Midday-4pm) and 5th birthday celebrations tomorrow (Sunday, 26 October), the Belconnen Arts Centre was featured on ACT 7.30 on Friday night.

Belconnen Community Council submission to 2015-16 ACT budget consultation

In framing the 2015-2016 Budget, the Government has sought suggestions from the community on the prioritisation and efficient allocation of resources in the areas of service delivery, capital expenditure and revenue generation.

Feedback sought on outdoor community fitness station at John Knight Memorial Park

The ACT Government is seeking community views on the site of, and types of facilities at, a proposed exercise facility in John Knight Memorial Park at Lake Ginninderra. Fill in the short survey here or at the Belconnen public library.

Traffic survey of Copland Drive

The ACT Government is assessing the traffic issues on Copland Drive (Evatt, Melba, Spence). 

October 2014: Public meeting - Progress on the Belconnen Town Centre Master Plan update and West Belconnen proposal

Event Date: 
Tue, 21/10/2014 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

7.30pm Tuesday 21 October 2014, The Community Room, Upstairs Belconnen Library, Chandler Street

David Maxwell of the Riverview Group will open with a brief update on the West Belconnen development proposal.  Chris Gell of the Environment and Planning Directorate will discuss progress in updating the 2001 master plan for the Belconnen Town Centre and proposed community consultation.

Future Urban Area: Belconnen Golf Course - community consultation 14 and 16 October 2014

Woodhaven Investments Pty Ltd is seeking approval to vary the Territory Plan with respect to the Future Urban Area within Block 15 Section 99 Holt and its impact on Block 16 Section 99 Holt.

NEW!! Flexible Bus Service now in operation

ACTION's Flexible Bus Service was launched on 22 September as an alternative transport option for members of the Canberra community who have limited access to public transport, such as seniors and people with a disability.

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