ACTEA President’s August 2021 Report

This is where the ACTEA Committee reports on activities its members have undertaken on behalf of Affiliates. 

Site Visit

  • On site meeting at The Vines, Stockdill Drive, to look at alternative site for Belconnen Pony Club
  • Walk along southern verge of William Hovell Drive with BNT Coordinator to test possible new access for horses from The Pinnacles to the Molonglo River


  • To Evoenergy about damage to Oakey Hill cavaletti and earthworks on trail
  • To Parks re damage to Oakey Hill cavaletti and earthworks on trail
  • Conversation with contractors re widening of Cotter Road between Eucumbene Drive and Mount Stromlo Road
  • To parks & Conservation about impact of duplication of William Hovell Drive on safety of BNT underpass near Hawker
  • Conversation with Lower Cotter Ranger re condition of equestrian connection between Uriarra Village and Sherwood Forest
  • Consultation with Rachel Stephen-Smith about cross border care of horses during lock-down
  • Conversation with SLA re connection between The Pinnacle and the Molonglo River Park through the Kama buffer west of Whitlam
  • Discussions with SLA about planned bike path across North Weston Ponds and impact on the current BNT route
  • Discussions with Parks & Conservation about their submission in regard to the William Hovell duplication
  • Representations to James Milligan, Opposition spokesperson on Sport & Recreation seeking his support in regard to the Duntroon Paddock issue
  • Conversations with The Arboretum about plans to upgrade the Cork Oak carpark and seal River Road to allow for more buses!
  • Conversation with Sport & Recreation Services regarding the application for Works Approval from the National Capital Authority for construction of an aged care facility on the old derelict Forest Park Riding School site 


  • Submission in response to development application for duplication of William Hovell Drive between, Drake Brockman Drive and Coppins Crossing Road.

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