Partial night road closures on Horse Park Drive intersections


Work is progressing well on the Horse Park Drive duplication and the ACT Government will soon undertake night works to place asphalt at the Mapleton Avenue and Well Station Drive intersections.

The work to place an asphalt overlay will require a partial closure between 7pm and 6am for three weeknights at each intersection. read more

Library branches closed Wednesday for annual planning day


Libraries ACT’s branches including the Heritage Library will be closed on Wednesday 22 March 2017 for the annual planning day to enable all library employees to meet and continue to provide good services to the ACT community.

“The annual planning day closure will affect the Heritage Library and the Access Canberra driver license service located at Civic Library. Regular programs like story time and Giggle & Wiggle will also not be held,” Vanessa Little, Director, Libraries ACT said. read more

Our suggestion for Gungahlin road duplicaton


We all know that there needs to be improvements to Gungahlin main arterial roads and most still require duplication to handle the increased traffic from Gungahlin's population growth. read more

Next stage of Horse Park Drive duplication about to begin


Work on the duplication of Horse Park Drive from Anthony Rolfe Avenue to Mulligans Flat Road will start in coming weeks with the successful project tenders announced today.

“I am pleased to announce Canberra Contractors Pty Ltd as the successful construction contractor and AECOM as the supervision contractor to continue the duplication of Horse Park Drive from Anthony Rolfe Avenue to Mulligans Flat Road,” said Minister for Transport and City Services Meegan Fitzharris. read more

Gungahlin Rural Fire Brigade celebrate 20 years


Last night the members of the Gungahlin Rural Fire Brigade hung up their fire fighting gear for a celebratory dinner at Da Nunzio to celebrate their 20th anniversary.

Gungahlin Rural Fire Brigade is part of the ACT Rural Fire Service which is responsible for protecting life, property and the environment from all bush and grass fires that occur within rural areas or non-suburban areas of the ACT. read more

Taqwa Islamic School for Moncrieff


Taqwa School opened in 2015 in it's current location in Spence offering families a learning environment for their children within an Islamic context. Taqwa School gives these children the knowledge, skills and dispositions to achieve their potential and contribute positively to the Muslim community, Australian society and humanity at large. read more

Police investigate suspicious fire in Ngunnawal


ACT Policing is investigating a suspicious house fire in Ngunnawal that occurred on Friday (17 March 2017).

Around 4.40pm police attended Minnta Place in Ngunnawal, where a residence was reported to be well alight. read more

Extra buses to Skyfire and free return services


Avoid the hassle of driving and parking at Skyfire this Saturday, 18 March 2017, by catching one of Transport Canberra’s special Skyfire services to and from the event.

“Transport Canberra, again in partnership with Hit 104.7, will provide additional services to take Canberrans to Lake Burley Griffin for this great event, with two special Skyfire services in place departing major bus stations regularly,” Director, Public Transport Operations, Ian McGlinn, said. read more

House fire in Ngunnawal


Yesterday afternoon at around 4:42pm ACT Fire and Rescue responded to reports of a house fire at Minnta Place Ngunnawal.

ACT Fire and Rescue responded with three trucks, the breathing apparatus van, hazardous materials unit and a commander.  read more

Gungahlin Lakes proposes Lawn Bowls Greens


Last year Gungahlin Lakes Golf and Community Club submitted a development application to develop two bowling greens at the club and this week I spoke with The Ainslie Group Chief Executive Simon Patterson on the progress of this development. read more

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