ESTATE DEVELOPMENT PLAN for Ginninderry Estate (Stage 2)

Environment and Planning Directorate (EPD),
ACT Government,

By email:

Development Application: 201834846
Address: 279 PARKWOOD ROAD
Block: 1633 Section: 0

Potential bushfire risk to the Ginninderry development in West Belconnen


Mr Doug Finlayson
Ginninderra Falls Association

Dear Mr Finlayson

I refer to your email of 19 June 2017 about potential bushfire risk to the Ginninderry development in West Belconnen. Unfortunately, due to technical issues which have only just come to light, we are unable to confirm if a response to your email has previously been provided. In the event that we have not responded previously, please find a response below. I apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.

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Here is a copy of Doug's latest Project Report.


Darryl Seto
(for the Ginninderra Falls Committee)

Ginninderry conservation park corridors –
December 2018 update.

The principles that should govern the protection of Ginninderra Creek and Murrumbidge River conservation corridors around the Ginninderry urban development in the area to the north of the ACT straddling the border with NSW are

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Our first Patron, Dr Bryan Pratt, died last Friday.

Dr Pratt played a prominent role in the working party set up by the Belconnen Community Council to look into cross-border issues relating to West Belconnen. The group, which usually met at Dr Pratt's tackle shop, recommended that this area become a national park. This was the initial Proposal for a Murrumbidgee - Ginninderra Gorges National Park.

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Just a reminder about Thursday's Public Meeting and AGM

Dynamic Bushfire Behaviour on Canberra’s Western Edge

Thursday 27 September 2018 at 7 pm
Flynn Community Hub Hall, 21 Bingle Street, Flynn
(parking accessed off Hedland Circuit)

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As foreshadowed in our previous newsletter, please note that the next Spring 2018 Public Meeting will be at the new location:

Flynn Community Hub Hall
21 Bingle St, Flynn (parking off Hedland Circuit)
27 September 2018, 7:00 - 8:00PM

The title of Prof Staples' talk will be:

"Dynamic bushfire behaviour on Canberra's western edge"

The 2018 AGM will start at 6:30 prior to Assoc Prof Staples' presentation.

Spring 2018 Public Meeting

(parking off Hedland Circuit)

Dynamic bushfire behaviour on Canberra's western edge

Once again we are fortunate to have Assoc Prof Jason Sharples as the guest speaker for our next public forum. He will give an update of his work on extreme fire risks, focussing on Ginninderry. 

* Note the 2018 AGM will be held before this presentation starting at 6:30.*

2018 Annual General Meeting

This year's AGM will start half-an-hour before the Spring Public meeting. All positions will become vacant. We always need volunteers. If you wish to nominate for any position please send an email to our Public Officer (me) or nominate at the meeting.


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