BCC May Public Meeting

Please follow the link below to access the recording of the May BCC public meeting!

Passcode: *.?0MP9a


7:05pmChair’s Report
7:15pmMLA updates
7:30pmProposed Higgins’ Rain Garden update (ACT Healthy Waterways & Ginninderra Catchment Group)
7:50pmDrake Brockman Drive upgrade update (Ginninderry)
8:10pmGeneral Business

Summary of our February Meeting

Below is a summary of the February meeting.

There were some images and language used during the meeting that was not sanctioned by the BCC, and has been to the best of our knowledge edited from the recording.

Questions taken on notice regarding the Swanson Street Belconnen development can be found by clicking here.

View the meeting record by clicking here.

00:00:00 Chair’s Report
00:06:10 MLA Updates
00:27:00 Presentation on the Swanson Street Belconnen development.
00:53:45 Presentation on Umbagong bridges
01:03:45 Draft District Strategy and the draft Territory Plan – BCC survey and submission
01:25:30 General business

BCC Community Consultation Survey – The draft District Strategy and the draft Territory Plan.

Update: The Belconnen Community Council submitted its submission on the 3rd of March.

This submission can be found here: http://www.belcouncil.org.au/documents/draft-territory-plan-and-belconnen-district-strategy-submission/

The Belconnen Community Council is interested to hear the opinion of members of the Belconnen community about the draft District Strategy and the draft Territory Plan (As part of the ACT Planning System Review and Reform Project). The new planning system will shape the future of our city.

The community feedback received through this survey will inform Belconnen Community Council’s submission to the ACT Government on this proposal.

Full details about the ACT Planning System Review and Reform Project :
Draft Belconnen District Strategy (Summary) : shorturl.at/lCSV7
Draft Belconnen District Strategy (Full Document) : shorturl.at/lxNT2
Draft Territory Plan : shorturl.at/jHYZ6

Thank you for your interest in this community consultation – this survey will close on the 24th of February.

BCC Survey: closed

February General Meeting – Casual Vacancies

The next general meeting of the Belconnen Community Council (BCC) will be held via Zoom from 7.00 pm Tuesday 21 February 2023.

There are several positions that are currently vacant on the BCC Committee. As per section 5.3.3 of the constitution, members shall be invited to submit nominations and an election will be conducted at an Ordinary General Meeting. This will be conducted at our February meeting on 21 February 2023.

A person is eligible for appointment or election to the Committee if the person is a member of the BCC who has attended and registered their attendance at a minimum of three general meetings of the BCC during the twelve months preceding the nomination.

In the filling of casual vacancies, ineligible members may only be appointed if there are no eligible members available to fill the position.

Nominations for the following vacant positions will be, subject to the constitutional provisions of Clause 5.2, accepted from eligible members up until the close of business Tuesday 14 February 2023.

  • 1x Secretary
  • 4x Committee Members.

Nominations must be made using this nomination form (pdf version) or this editable Word version.

The position description for Secretary can be found here.

The position description for Committee Members can be found here.

The Constitution can be found here.

You can submit your nomination form by:

  • email to hello@belcouncil.org.au
  • mail to: Secretary BCC, PO Box1131 Belconnen ACT 2616

This page will be updated with the agenda and zoom link closer to the meeting.


Please email hello@belcouncil.org.au if you have any questions.

We hope to see you at the meeting!

Summary of our November 2022 meeting

Last night was our final meeting for 2022. We heard about the plans for the Westfield Belconnen redevelopment, as well as the community consultation process for the draft Belconnen District Plan and the new draft Territory Plan.

Below are links to all the ways you can provide input into these significant changes, as well as links to the meeting recording and the ACT Government’s presentation slides…