Information about the Belconnen Community

Leading planner: possible relocation of Dept of Immigration a 'backward step'

LAST UPDATED: 26 June 2015

On Friday, 26 June, Mr Rob Purdon (CEO of Purdon Planning) stated that the possible relocation of the Department of Immigration from the Belconnen Town Centre to another site such as the Canberra Airport would be a backward step affecting the lives and livelihood of many people living and investing in Belconnen.

Welcome to the Belconnen Community Council

Belconnen Community Council public meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month from February to November, starting at 7.30pm. Meetings are public, and anyone who lives, works, studies or owns property in Belconnen is invited to participate.

BCC July Newsletter and meeting notice

The next Belconnen Community Council public meeting will be held on

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

7.30pm in the Community Room

Upstairs at the Belconnen Library, Chandler Street

A short agenda is:

7.30-7.35pm    Welcome and apologies; Chair's report

Have your say about lakes and waterways in online survey

The Environment and Planning Directorate are conducting a survey about the regions lakes and rivers and need your input.

The information will be used to improve the water quality of regional waterways.

Hockey ACT proposed refurbishment and additional site use

Hockey ACT are consulting with the community ahead of submitting their development application to the ACT Government on the proposed refurbishment and additional site use of their facilities in Lyneham (and Tuggeranong).

Membership Forms

The following is from Section 2 of the BCC Constitution.

All general meetings are open to the public (i.e. no requirement for membership, but voting restrictions may apply)

Eligibility for Membership

Parking and traffic concerns about the proposed childcare centre in Holt

A small block of land betwen the Kippax fair shopping centre and Southern Cross Drive in Holt, has been proposed for a 122 space childcare facility by the Krnc family company.

Vale Eric Traise - President of the Tuggeranong Community Council

The Chair, Committee and members of the Belconnen Community Council were saddened to hear of the passing of Eric Traise, the President of the Tuggeranng Community Council on Monday.

Although Eric had been unwell for some time, his illness never prevented him from making a valuable contribution to the Tuggeranong Community Council.

ACT Playgroups for families with children with disabilities or chronic illnesses

ACT Playgroups is running programs for families with children with disabilities and/or chronic illness.

All programs are free.

National Capital Authority presentation to BCC public meeting

On Tuesday, 16 June, the National Capital Authority presented to the Belconnen Community Council about the National Capital Plan Exposure Draft. The Q&A on the Exposure Draft can be found here.

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