Double demerits this long weekend

ACT Policing is urging motorists to drive safely over the Labour Day long weekend and warns that the Traffic Operations Team will be targeting those that choose to do the wrong thing. read more

More than $2 million worth of illicit drugs seized in Palmerston

ACT Policing has seized more than $2 million worth of illicit drugs following a search warrant yesterday (Thursday, 29 September).

About 6.30am, members from the Criminal Investigations Crime Targeting Team executed a warrant on a residence in Palmerston. read more

Labor to invest in better roads for Gungahlin

ACT Labor today announced their plans to invest in better roads for Gungahlin, to help make it easier for people to move around our city and create jobs.

If re-elected, Labor has committed to the duplication of William Slim Drive between the Barton Highway and Ginninderra Drive, and the second stage of Gundaroo Drive from Gungahlin Drive to the Barton Highway. This is in addition to the duplication of Horse Park Drive from the Federal Highway to Mulligans Flat Road. read more

Let's get political: Candidates for Yerrabi

On Thursday 22nd September Elections ACT announced the candidates running in the upcoming ACT Election. A record total of 141 candidates have been nominated with 24 of those in our electorate of Yerrabi. read more

STOP! Our town centre needs a masterplan

We are calling for a STOP to any new major developments in the Gungahlin Town Centre until a master plan is created and agreed to by the Gungahlin community to address, roads, public transport and parking in the town centre.  read more

Let's get political: Pre-poll in Gungahlin

Pre-poll voting started on Tuesday 27 September for those ACT electors who cannot attend a polling place on polling day, Saturday 15 October, the ACT Electoral Commissioner, Mr Phillip Green said.

“Two pre-poll centres are open in Canberra City and one in each of the Belconnen, Gungahlin, Tuggeranong and Woden town centres. Electronic voting is available at each of these centres,” Mr Green said. read more

$60m Marketplace Gungahlin expansion enters next phase with the unveiling of Canberra’s first new fresh look renewal store

The next phase of the Marketplace Gungahlin redevelopment reaches its next stage from today as Woolworths unveils its first a fresh new look store format in Canberra.

The store is part of the centres’ $60m expansion, and will provide enhanced choice and convenience for customers including a new market-style experience across the fruit & vegetable, deli, butcher, seafood and bakery sections. An in-store café with barista, more check-outs and renewed sections for freezer, chiller and health, beauty and wellness will also add to the customer experience. read more

Lets get political: Our electorate

Today we find out who has successfully nominated for the ACT Election being held on 15th October. In this election we will see the size of the ACT Legislative Assembly grow to 25 members and as such the boundaries for the electorates has changed. The ACT has been divided into five electorates with each electorate having 5 Members representing them in the Assembly. read more

Canberra Liberals: Gungahlin to City infrastructure plan

A Canberra Liberals Government will deliver a rapid transit corridor and additional road capacity on Northbourne Avenue, the Federal Highway and Flemington Road that will be faster than trams, at a fraction of the cost, Shadow Minister for Transport Alistair Coe said today.
“Our common sense solution involves dedicated bus infrastructure, safe cycle lanes and additional road lanes that will combine for seamless and efficient transport. With the infrastructure we’re proposing, express buses will travel from Gungahlin to the City in 17 minutes, almost 10 minutes faster than trams,” Mr Coe said. read more

Girls only Spring AFL competition

This spring there is going to be a Girls only AFL competition. The Gungahlin Jets are now taking applications for Gungahlin families to be involved.  read more

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