Information about the Belconnen Community

Department of Immigration potentially leaving Belconnen

LAST UPDATED: 11 April 2015

There has been significant recent media coverage that the Department of Immigration may re-locate out of the Belconnen Town Centre. Here's what we know so far:

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.

Forum and submission to the Planning Minister's Statement of Planning Intent

On Tuesday, 7 April the BCC held a 'kitchen table conversation' for the community to share ideas and provide into to the Planning Minister's proposed Statement of Planning Intent.

Inquiry into elements impacting the future of the ACT Clubs sector

The Standing Committee on Public Accounts is conducting an inquiry into elements impacting the future of the ACT Clubs sector and is seeking submissions from individuals and organisations.

Site remediation and earthworks next to Belconnen Labor Club

From the Economic Development directorate: "The Land Development Agency (LDA) will do minor site remediation and earthworks on the area of land between the Labor Club car park and Emu Bank. The work is being undertaken to ensure the site is suitable for future commercial/residential development.

April BCC public forum

Event Date: 
Tue, 21/04/2015 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The next public meeting will be held on Tuesday, 21 April from 7.30pm. It will NOT be held in the usual location. It will instead be held at the Jamison Southern Cross Club in Macquarie.

Elm leaf beetle infestation along Benjamin Way


Update to the BCC Constitution - next steps

On 9 February the BCC released the proposed changes to its constitution for community comment and feedback. Opportunity for feedback closed on 22 March. Two comments were received and are addressing in the following document:

Waste services in the ACT over Easter

The ACT Government has issued the following information about the changes to waste services in the ACT over Easter:

40km/h zones for Charnwood, Hawker, Jamison, Kaleen and Kippax Group Centres

On 19 March 2015 Minister for Planning Mick Gentleman announced the introduction of 40km/h speed zones in group centres around Canberra - including at Charnwood, Hawker, Jamison, Kaleen and Kippax.

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