ACTEA President’s March 2020 Report

This is where the ACTEA Committee reports on activities its members have undertaken on behalf of Affiliates. Meetings Meeting, along with Belconnen Pony Club and Parkwood Paddocks reps, with Tait Network Landscapers re design of new suburb of MacNamara at Ginninderry. Meeting with CEO of National Capital Authority about Curtin Horse Paddock land swap Phone hook up with Suburban Land Agency and Parks & Conservation…

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ACTEA President’s December 2019/January 2020 Report

This is where the ACTEA Committee reports on activities its members have undertaken on behalf of Affiliates. Meetings Meeting with Belconnen Pony Club and Ginninderry representatives re financial in draft MOU Meeting with BNT Coordinator President of Canberra Off-road Cyclists about development plan for Stromlo Forest Park Meeting with ACT Endurance Riders Association reps with Parks representatives to discuss issues with the Draft Reserve Management…

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ACTEA President’s November 2019 Report

This is where the ACTEA Committee reports on activities its members have undertaken on behalf of Affiliates. Meetings ACTEA & BNT meeting with to discuss cross directorate equestrian issues such as event permits, trail mapping and signage Attendance at Stromlo Forest Park Consultative Committee to discuss ongoing issues with the Master Plan meeting with City Services about continuing issues with the Parkrun event at North…

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ACTEA President’s October 2019 Report

This is where the ACTEA Committee reports on activities its members have undertaken on behalf of Affiliates. Meetings Meeting with ACT Forests re possible entrances to Kowan Forrest trails for equestrians Representations Participation in Safety in Design seminar in relation to Heysen Street Cycle Path Representations to City Presentation, Parks & Conservation, Sport & Recreation Services and Canberra Off Road Cyclists about dangerous competitive event…

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ACTEA President’s October 2019 Report

This is where the ACTEA Committee reports on activities its members have undertaken on behalf of Affiliates. Meetings Meeting with ACT Forests re possible entrances to Kowan Forrest trails for equestrians Representations Participation in Safety in Design seminar in relation to Heysen Street Cycle Path Representations to City Presentation, Parks & Conservation, Sport & Recreation Services and Canberra Off Road Cyclists about dangerous competitive event…

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Cavaletti on BNT at Parkwood Road

The inexorable development of the Riverview estate in West Belconnen has resulted in a new diversion of the Bicentennial National Trail. Instead of turning left when you cross Parkwood Road from the Belconnen Pony Club you will now turn right. Transgrid have agreed to the BNT travelling through their easement, further from the traffic and Parks & Conservation have moved the existing cavaletti to the…

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ACTEA President’s September 2019 Report

This is where the ACTEA Committee reports on activities its members have undertaken on behalf of Affiliates. Meetings Discussions with Hilary Gunn re trail options in Kowan Forest Stromlo Forest Park Stakeholders Meeting re implementation of Master Plan Representations Consultation with Parks re moving cavaletti on BNT around Transgrid facility on Parkwood Road On-going consultation with Technical Officers in TCCS re mapping of equestrian routes…

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ACTEA President’s August 2019 Report

This is where the ACTEA Committee reports on activities its members have undertaken on behalf of Affiliates. Representations Comments to Sport & Recreation on Stromlo Plan for Enclosed Oval on the Cotter Road Representations to P@CS re Parkrun on North Weston Ponds BNT Consultation with Major Projects re Equestrian Park water reticulation upgrade Exchange with Data Management in Urban Services re mapping of equestrian trails…

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Animal Diseases Emergencies – The Land Manager’s Role

As part of its biosecurity response strategy the ACT Government is offering a free seminar to land owners and managers who keep stock of any kind on their properties. The seminar will be held at the Jerrabomberra Wetlands Centre from 8:30am to 4pm on Thursday 19 September. The seminar is timely given the recent news of Hendra virus in the Hunter Valley. Please contact Kyeelee…

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ACTEA President’s July 2019 Report

This is where the ACTEA Committee reports on activities its members have undertaken on behalf of Affiliates. Representations Conversation with Sport & Recreation Services re proposed enclosed oval on Cotter Road Attendance at Best of Canberra Mountain Bike Project workshop Letter to Director of Parks & Conservation re threats to BNT Site Visit Site visit with Suburban Land Agency re landscaping works around Coombs Site…

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