ACTEA President’s February 2023 Report

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


  • Meeting with the Ginninderry Joint Venture, BNT Coordinator and Belconnen Pony Club re progress on equestrian matters including route of BNT around Strathnairn
  • Meeting with Stromlo Forest park re BNT route in the Park and design of new cavaletti access on Uriarra Road stub
  • Attendance at Stromlo Stakeholders Consultative Committee 

Field Trip 

  • On site meeting with Roads ACT to discuss measures to improve safety of equestrians in Cotter Road underpass into Equestrian Park


  • Attendance at Rural Services bushfire preparedness meeting with agistment owners/managers and the RFS
  • Attendance at public consultation space re the ACT Governments Draft Planning Strategy
  • Conversations with government consultants about configuration of activities area at Rose Cottage Paddocks when work on the Southern Cemetery starts
  • Ongoing conversations with Parks about blackberries and mowing in the BNT corridor on Eucumbene Avenue.
  • Contact with Roads ACT about possible path works around Lyons shops.
  • Request to the National Capital Authority about the high ropes proposal at Majura Pines
  • Ongoing representations to Parks and Conservation about the decision making process around the high ropes proposal at Majura Pines.
  • Representations to the new manager of the William Hovell duplication about BNT issues
  • Advice to ACT Forests about damage to cavaletti at Ingledene Forest near Tharwa
  • Conversations with Cardno consultants about BNT route around Jacka and Taylor
  • Request to TCCS for new cavaletti off Davenport Street near Illoura horse paddocks
  • Submission re underground cable laying around Hume Paddocks completed by Jane Hedges for ACTEA
  • Representations to SFP about late and incomplete notification of events impacting on horse trails


  • Contact with ABC journalist about Hackett horse paddocks which seem to have come to nought.







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