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Gungahlin also wants government offices

THE Gungahlin Community Council (GCC) is calling for a share of Government offices as Tuggeranong and Woden battle to retain their own public service employment base. “The Gungahlin Community Council notes recent comments about ageing office accommodation for Commonwealth public servants in Woden and Tuggeranong and believes that new offices should be built in Gungahlin […]

Good news from down on the deck

KINGSTON Foreshore is exactly what Canberra needs. What was recently a mass of construction (with some impressive excavations) has become a nearly complete and exciting, new precinct. With its decked promenade, boat harbour, restaurants and shops, and its proximity to Kingston, Manuka and Civic (via a short bike ride) the Foreshore is going to become […]

Bonner school construction’s back on

THE ACT Government and St Hilliers Construction has come to a formal agreement to recommence works on the Bonner Primary School and Phillip Housing Development projects, after they stopped work due to the company going into voluntary administration. Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Economic Development, Andrew Barr announced today that a agreement was made and […]

Childcare gets millions in Budget

ABOUT $3.5 million will be injected into Canberra childcare, funded by the 2012-13 ACT Budget. The money will be go towards centre upgrades and additional regulatory support for the sector as it transitions to new national standards. As part of the budget announcement, Minister for Community Services Joy Burch  released the “ACT Education and Care Workforce […]