Works Approval for Cotter Road Stage 2 Duplication

Since 2011, the ACT Equestrian Association, through the Equestrian Park Management Group have been in discussions with RoadsACT about the proposed duplication of the Cotter Road between the Tuggeranong Parkway and Yarralumla Creek (Stage 2). As the duplicated carriageway will be constructed on the northern side of the existing road, Equestrian Park will be impacted in a variety of ways. During this four year process…

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ACTEA Committee for 2015-16

The ACT Equestrian Association held its Annual General Meeting on 11 June. The office bearers for 2015-16 are: President: Christine Lawrence Vice President: Gregory Calder Secretary: Beth Stone Treasurer: Debbie Morrissey Committee Members Cathy Banwell Ian Denman Julie Morris Judy Matusiewicz ACTEA welcomes Judy as a new Committee member. The President’s Annual Report for 2014-15 is here President’s Annual Report June 2015 The report to…

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Heritage Listing of the Equestrian Park Cross Country Course

ACTEA discovered by accident that the Equestrian Park Cross Country Course (the entire Block 1201) was included in the provisional listing of the Yarralaumla Woolshed and Outbuildings as ‘landscape setting’. You can read the Statement of Significance and other documents by clicking here. Luckily ACTEA and the National Capital Horse Trials Association were able to lodge a short submission before the deadline and seek an…

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Pegasus Crossing @ Streeton Drive

The long promised Pegasus Crossing at Streeton Drive is finally functional. This is the first such crossing in the ACT. Pegasus Crossings are common in the rural cities of England and the United States but the only other ones we know of in Australia are associated with Centennial Park in Sydney and a racecourse in Adelaide. Canberra’s first Pegasus Crossing maintains an old equestrian trail…

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