Proposed development 120 The Valley Avenue


A development application has been submitted for 120 The Valley Avenue for a four storey mixed use commercial and retirement village building comprising of a medical centre, retirement village and 144 place childcare centre. The public notification period is now closed in relation to this DA. read more

Gungahlin town centre road upgrades near Franklin


There is earthworks currently underway towards the east of Gungahlin near Franklin along The Valley Avenue. This is to prepare those blocks for development including installing services and a road that will run parallel to The Valley Avenue to Gungahlin Place. This is is shown in the map below as marker 4. read more

Gungahlin town centre’s key infrastructure projects taking shape


The revolution of Gungahlin’s town centre continues to move forward with stage one of light rail, a new bus station, transformation of Hibberson Street and the duplication of key roads, all taking shape.

The final product will make Gungahlin the ACT’s most accessible town centre and will encourage more people to work, live and socialise in Canberra’s fastest growing region. read more

ALDI to open in Amaroo


ALDI Australia continues to expand their presence in Canberra, with the securing of a commercial lease in Marquee, a mixed – use development located in the centre of Amaroo. The 1500sqm space will rival the adjacent Coles supermarket which opened earlier this year. read more

Premium blocks in Taylor and Throsby up for auction


The Land Development Agency will release two groups of premium blocks in Throsby and Taylor for auction later this month.

The 21 premium single residential blocks in Taylor are the next general release in Canberra’s newest suburb. While Taylor will eventually have 2,500 dwellings these generously-sized blocks are some of the best located, surrounded by landscaped open space, walking trails and waterways. 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

CORRECTION: Casey Community Recreational Irrigated Park - Development Application


Last month we published a post Casey Community Recreational Irrigated Park - Development Application where we outlined what we thought was a Development Application to build a new recreational park in Casey. We were wrong... read more

Fun and fitness for Moncrieff community


Construction has now started on a fantastic new community recreation park in Moncrieff for the residents of north Gungahlin.

With a variety of facilities and equipment to cater for a range of uses the new Moncrieff Community Recreation Park, at the corner of O’Keefe Avenue and Gussey Street, will be a destination for both fun and fitness. read more

Why you need to pay attention to the NBN


The National Broadband Network (NBN) is always a hot topic, but despite its notoriety many Australians are unaware of the consequences if they don’t connect once their premises is declared to be NBN-ready.

In fact, a recent survey conducted by comparison site finder.com.au found that a shocking 5.6 million Australians don’t actually care about the NBN, and have no idea of the repercussions of not connecting once their premises is declared ready. read more

Coles creates 77 new jobs at new supermarket in Amaroo


Amaroo residents have been waiting a very long time for their very own shops and on the 8th of February they will finally have them! The new centre with Coles supermarket and a range of other specialty stores and basement car park is a welcomed development by local residents.

More than 100 local residents have secured a role at Coles’ new Amaroo, supermarket. The new market-style Amaroo supermarket will employ 77 new recruits and 30 existing team members who have transferred from existing Coles stores in the area.  read more

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