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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Coombs Parkrun Update

There have been some changes in regard to the Parkrun event at North Weston Ponds; not all of them good. For a start, due to the closure of the old management track by the Suburban Land Agency (see https://www.actea.asn.au/whats-happening-at-north-weston-ponds), the Parkrun route has had to be moved and now appears to include more of the BNT than before. It has taken ACTEA months to convince…

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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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ACTEA President’s May-June 2019 Report

This is where the ACTEA Committee reports on activities its members have undertaken on behalf of Affiliates. Meetings Meeting with Tait Network,landscape planners, re BNT around Taylor Meeting with public works re equestrian plans for old Coppins Crossing Bridge Two meetings with Arboretum about impact of new walking & cycling trails on the BNT Meeting with SLA & Riverview re progress with Belconnen PC move…

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ACTEA President’s April 2019 Report

This is where the ACTEA Committee reports on activities its members have undertaken on behalf of Affiliates. Meetings Meeting with Capital Works & Pedal Power re consultants options for new bike path on Heyesen Street Meeting with BPC, SLA & Ginninderry Development re new lease for Belconnen Pony Club @ Fassifern Meeting with Capital Works & Active Canberra re BNT route around enclosed oval at…

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ACTEA President’s March 2019 Report

This is where the ACTEA Committee reports on activities its members have undertaken on behalf of Affiliates. Meetings Meeting with Suburban Land Agency, Ginninderry and Belconnen Pony Club re their lease at Fassifern Meeting with Tait Network to discuss planned route of BNT around Taylor 3 Representations Attended opening of Heritage Trail addition at Yarralumla Woolshed Appeared before Legislative Assembly Inquiry into Delivery Drones Site…

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ACTEA President’s February 2019 Report

This is where the ACTEA Committee reports on activities its members have undertaken on behalf of Affiliates. Meetings Meeting with City Presentation about issuing of annual permit for Parkrun on the BNT Representations Representing ACTEA at Parks & Conservation and Rural Fire Service joint presentation to Canberra agistment managers about bushfire danger ratings and emergency alerts. Request to Guideline for horse alert signs around Yarralumla…

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ACTEA President’s December 2018 – January 2019 Report

This is where the ACTEA Committee reports on activities its members have undertaken on behalf of Affiliates. Meetings Meeting with representatives of Project Wing re movement to Mitchell premises Participation in Molonglo Special Purpose Reserve Workshop run by Parks & Conservation Meeting with Stromlo Forest Park re new BNT route through Park Second meeting with CTTCS re irrigation infrastructure update at Equestrian Park Attendance at…

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ACTEA President’s November 2018 Report

This is where the ACTEA Committee reports on activities its members have undertaken on behalf of Affiliates. Meetings Meeting with Sport & Recreation and consultants re new water reticulation at Equestrian Park Meeting with Emergency Services and EPIC management about 2018/9 fire season and equine evacuation arrangements Meeting with Landscape planners re equestrian route around new suburb of Whitlam Meeting with Ginninderry re next stage…

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