Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate - Planning

Gungahlin Town Centre Planning Refresh released
Published: 13 Nov 2018

The Gungahlin Town Centre has grown rapidly in recent years, attracting new residents, businesses and investment, particularly light rail. The centre will continue to grow into the future.

To ensure that the town centre’s growth is appropriately managed, a refresh of the centre’s planning framework has been undertaken.

Reserve and road closures
Published: 05 Nov 2018

The fire at Pierces Creek has been contained.

Kambah Pool Road, Kambah Pool and Pierces Creek forest remain CLOSED until advised otherwise.

The community is encouraged to regularly check for updates at www.esa.act.gov.au, follow @ACT_ESA on Twitter or like ACT Emergency Services Agency on Facebook.

Reserve and road closures
Published: 03 Nov 2018

The Emergency Services Agency (ESA) advises that there is currently no fire ban in place however the following roads are closed due to the Pierces Creek fire:

  • Kambah Pool Road, from Kambah Pool to Mount Vernon Drive
  • Paddy’s River Road, between the Cotter Road picnic area (near Brindabella Road) and Tidbinbilla Road to the intersection of Point Hut Crossing

The following areas are not accessible:

  • Bullen Range Nature Reserve
  • Camp Cottermouth
  • Kambah Pool
  • Pierces Creek Forest
  • Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

For up to date information visit www.esa.act.gov.au, follow @ACT_ESA on Twitter or like ACT Emergency Services Agency on Facebook.

Housing Strategy to deliver greater fairness and equity for ACT Housing
Published: 29 Oct 2018

Canberra’s population is expected to reach 500,000 by 2030, a city with economic prosperity and a consistent reputation as one of the most liveable cities in the world.

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