ONCC submission on ACT draft Urban Open Space Plan

The ACT Government recently published a draft Urban Open Space Land Management Plan. The Old Narrabundah Community Council made a submission to the draft Plan, emphasising the value Narrabundah residents place in our open community spaces. [pdf-embedder url=”https://narrabundah.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/Draft-Submission-Urban-Open-Space-ONCC.pdf” title=”Draft Submission Urban Open Space ONCC”]

Design is underway on Narrabundah local shop improvements

As part of the ACT Government’s largest ever suburban infrastructure program, the local shops on Iluka Crescent in Narrabundah will receive a range of safety, access and look and feel improvements. The preliminary design for these improvements is now available following targeted engagement with business owners and tenants. As part …

Better connections: Narrabundah & Jerrabomberra Wetlands

Old Narrabundah Community Council (ONCC) wrote to the ACT Government, seeking a walking and cycling path network between Narrabundah wetlands, old Narrabundah and Jerrabomberra wetlands. This would improve the active transport options for our residents and provide better connectivity between adjoining suburbs and our recreational facilities.

We received a response to our letter from the Minister for Transport & City Services, Chris Steel, that the ACT Government will commence an assessment of the suitability of future pathway connections.

In addition, we were advised that the ACT Government is considering a future separated cycling path aong the northern side of Canberra Ave that would connect the City to Queanbeyan from Bowen Drive through Wentworth Ave and along Canberra Ave.

The ONCC will keep residents informed as these assessments progress.

A copy of our original letter and the Minister’s reply are attached.