About This Site

This site includes activities of Old Narrabundah Community Council Inc ( ONCC Inc) and the History of the Narrabundah Prefabs and Canberra generally.

History can be accessed on the right hand side and ONCC Inc material on the have your say drop down.

Please contact site administrator, at bottom, if you want to add a comment

 

 

Old Narrabundah Community Council Inc.

The purpose of the association is to serve the residents of Old Narrabundah, in particular to foster harmony and wellbeing; by

(1)    Providing a forum for residents to raise issues of concerns

(2)    Providing access to information of interest to residents

(3)    Representing and lobbying the ACT Government and related agencies on issues of concern to Old Narrabundah residents; particularly in relation to planning and usage of community assets.

(4)    Coordinating activities and projects as required

 

Achievements of ONCC Inc.

  • Co-ordination of the renovation and management of theNarrabundahTennisCourts & CommunityGardens.
  • Co-ordinate Landcare activities at Mill Creek including the revegetation of the area after a willow tree removal program.
  • Opposing and winning in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal an appeal against high-rise development of up to 120 units on the site of the Hungarian Club.
  • Negotiating with Madison development of 31 apartments that is complimentary and appropriate on the Hungarian Club site.
  • Scrutinising developments so that they conform to the Territory Plan. Successfully appealing in the AAT on two other developments.
  • Submitting numerous reports to Government on issues important to the community eg Planning, Health, Education, Traffic, the Airport etc.
  • Driving force behind changing the Mill Creek area zone to Urban Open Space.
  • Attending meetings to represent the community.
  • Organising the Narrabundah Community Festival annually
  •  Conduct public meetings monthly so residents can raise issues of interest.
  • Helping to retain the Capital Golf Course as a 18 hole course.
  • Foundation member of the Inner South Canberra Community Council (ISCCC)
  • Supporting Work for the Dole Programs.
  • Engaging with the Australian Federal Police about Community Policing.
  • Engaging with the Department of Education to keep our Primary School viable.
  • Engaging with ACT Justice and Community Services regarding community service workers.
  • Providing a link to the community for Government, Developers, Community Services and other providers.

Everyone is welcome to attend ONCC Inc. meetings on the second Monday of every month at 7pm at the Tennis Hut on Kootara Crescent Narrabundah. Meetings generally last about an hour and you find out what is happening in Narrabundah.

Visitors to this site are welcome to leave their comments in the

Have Your Say section, click on title and fill out form.

ONCC Inc Contacts:

Chair, John Keeley, Ph 62950810,

email : narrabundah@tpg.com.au

Vice President & site admin,                                                                                             Austin Lynch, Ph 62957677,

email: austinlynch60@gmail.com