It's time to turn Ginninderra Falls into a National Park.

This article appeared in the ACT Greens magazine and the RIOTACT under "Time to shift the ACT border and re-open Ginninderra Falls"

By Indra Esguerra

Thursday, September 15, 2016


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Candidates Forum

Don't forget our Spring public meeting which is to be a Candidates Forum. Candidates for the upcoming ACT and Yass Valley Council elections will be invited for a Q&A style panel discussion.

Cook Community Hub, 41 Templeton St Cook
Tuesday 6 Sep, 5:15 – 7:30

Survey: Conservation corridors around Ginninderra Falls

​The NSW and ACT area bounded by the Murrumbidgee River, Ginninderra Falls West Belconnen and Strathnairn Arts Centre is being considered for urban and park development.

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There is one event and two petitions that may interest you:

Candidates Forum: Spring 2016 Public meeting

Cook Community Hub
41 Templeton St Cook

This will be a Q&A style panel discussion.

Our suggested focus will be on the conservation area of the West Belconnen / Parkwood development and the management of this new park. Note that the NSW section will be serviced by the ACT so the ACT government is directly involved in both sections.

2016 AGM

Cook Community Hub
41 Templeton St Cook

To be followed (after a short break) by the Spring 2016 Public meeting: a Candidates forum.

Co-existence: Recognizing and respecting Indigenous rights in planning?

Canberra Urban and Regional Futures

Professor Mick Dobson AM, Director National Centre for Indigenous Studies and ANU PhD Scholar Ed Wensing take up the challenge of co-existence in the interests of indigenous planning.

Ann Harding Conference Centre, Building 24, University of Canberra

RSVP Email:

Draft Discussion Paper: Alternative Reserve Options -Ginninderra Creek Murrumbidgee River Peninsula Reserve

This paper has been copied in full from the Ginninderra Catchment Group website. The paper is attached below or you can click here to see this paper directly from the Ginninderra Catchment Group website.

A Preliminary Biodiversity Survey of the Ginninderra Falls Area

A report commissioned by the Riverview Group
Prepared by Ginninderra Catchment Group

Click on the link here to see this report from the Ginninderra Catchment Group website.

Public consultation process must be genuine

Canberra Times Editorial 31 May 2016

In what many people will regard as a welcome display of independence and autonomy, the Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment this week queried the legitimacy of the government's public consultations over a proposed development along the Murrumbidgee river corridor.



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