Ngunnawal man arrested after police pursuit
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ACT Policing has arrested a 24-year-old Ngunnawal man after a vehicle pursuit overnight in the Canberra’s North. Around 5.45am Friday, September 7, police were conducting patrols in the city area when they saw a green Daewoo Espero pull into a nearby car park. Police attempted to stop the vehicle, but after the vehicle failed to stop, a pursuit commenced. The...
Response from Roads ACT on slip lanes and roadworks signage
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I have received responses from Tony Gill from Roads ACT in regards to the two issues raised in previous posts Slip lanes required on Horsepark Drive and Clarrie Hermes Drive extension roadworks. Mr Gill has confirmed that funds have been allocated this financial year to undertake the forward design of intersection improvements at both intersections, Mapelton Avenue with Horsepark Drive...
Clarrie Hermes Drive Extension Roadworks
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It has been quite some time since the road works for the Clarrie Hermes Drive extension has been completed yet the surrounding roads still have road works signage displayed. At least the reduced speed signs have now been covered up. For a period of time these were still displayed after the road works had been completed. I am sending an...
Gungahlin’s new $18m Community Health Centre opens its doors
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ACT Chief Minister and Minister for Health, Katy Gallagher MLA, on Sunday joined Canberrans at an open day for the new Gungahlin Community Health Centre ahead of the new centre opening its doors to its first clients on Monday 3 September 2012. The new $18 million health centre will offer: community nursing ambulatory clinics; allied health services including physiotherapy and...
Smoke alarm saves life at Ngunnawal
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ACT Fire & Rescue has issued a reminder today about the importance of having working smoke alarms after a fire in Ngunnawal. Fire crews responded to an emergency triple zero (000) just after 2 o’clock this morning in Carina Street. Fire-fighters arrived to find fire in a bedroom of the property and a smoke alarm sounding off. The sole occupant,...
Cyclist dies after incident on Gungahlin Drive
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A 27-year-old Yass man has died at Calvary Hospital after falling off his bike on Gungahlin Drive this morning (Tuesday, August 14). At 6.25am, ACT Policing received reports from ACT Ambulance Service that a cyclist was injured on Gungahlin Drive. The man was taken to the Calvary Hospital where he died. It is being reported that the cyclist was 27...
Multiple House Fires in Gungahlin
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ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to two house fires in Gungahlin this week. About 10pm on Sunday (August 12), police attended Helby Street in Harrison where they were advised by ACT Fire and Rescue that a fire had been extinguished. There was no structural damage to the house. Police also attended a burnt out house on Joe Croft Street...
More affordable housing in Gungahlin
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Submitted by Andrew Barr on 8 August 2012. The sale by tender of land in one of Canberra’s newest residential estates – the Gungahlin suburb of Jacka – has provided a boost for affordable housing in the ACT. The ACT Labor Government is committed to ensuring all Canberrans have access to affordable and appropriate housing, and this sale in the...
Man arrested after sexual assault in Gungahlin
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ACT Policing's Criminal Investigation detectives have arrested and charged a 35-year-old Amaroo man for sexual assault offences. Police will allege the man sexually assaulted the victim, a 29-year-old woman in his vehicle, a black Holden Calais, at an unknown location, believed to be near a red brick building with temporary fencing around the perimeter in Gungahlin during the early hours...
New Forde Community Centre open
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ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher today opened a new community centre that will give residents of Forde access to a range of new facilities and services. The Forde Community Centre is the result of a successful partnership between the developers of Forde, the builder (Metro Constructions), Gungahlin Regional Community Services and the ACT Government. "This excellent community facility is testament...
Gungahlin ACT Government Office Block
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The Gungahlin based ACT Government office block is one step closer after a request for tender has been released to five Canberra developers. These developers were short-listed in February this year and invited to participate in the process. A detailed functional design brief outlining the Government's requirements has been prepared and the short-listed developers have now received this along with...
Gungahlin ACT Government Office Block
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The Gungahlin based ACT Government office block is one step closer after a request for tender has been released to five Canberra developers. These developers were short-listed in February this year and invited to participate in the process. A detailed functional design brief outlining the Government's requirements has been prepared and the short-listed developers have now received this along with...
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