Zapari’s Brewer St DA202037991

 The proposal provides for 288 apartments in a 16 storey tower on 0.257 hectares. Assuming an average of 2 people per apartment, this extrapolates to 2,241 people per hectare. This development needs to be reduced in height and bulk to contribute to the livability of the town centre.

The Oaks – stage 3 – DA202037978

The Oaks comprises three 16 storey towers and a 3 storey serviced apartment building located in the north of Woden between Ivy and Trilogy.

We are concerned about the increase in the height and scale of stage 3, the inclusion of a separate serviced apartment building in the place of green space and traffic flows around the north of Woden.

UPDATED – Comments on W2 extended to 1 February 2021

Please send an email to with your views The W2 proposal is for 222 apartments (with a veneer of ground level commercial space) in three (14, 20 and 24 storey) towers on the north west corner of the Woden Town Square. W2 is massive in bulk and scale and will …

Former Woden CIT site – opposite the Canberra Hospital

The WVCC objects to the demolition of the former CIT which is strategically located on a 5.5 hectare site between the Woden Town Centre and the Canberra Hospital.  A Territory-wide Health Service Plan is currently being developed and will provide a system wide view of priorities for health service development and redesign over the next five years.

Geocon seeking reconsideration of the WOVA decision (DA 201833492) to increase the height of the building on Melrose Drive

We are seeking your support to send an email to the Planning Directorate stating your objections to increasing the already significant height of building 4 (on Melrose Drive) and the associated reduction in solar access to surrounding residents.

Amended WOVA proposal – submissions close 5 September 2018 Geocon applies to subdivide block – this will provide an additional 4 storeys on another tower.

The WVCC welcomes the changes to the WOVA development but believes there are some further improvements to the design to be made.  WOVA is a significant development and it is important that great outcomes are delivered to the Woden community.

The Woden Valley Community Council has concerns about this development proposal.

While the WVCC supports development (eg Ivy, the proposal for the Alexander and Albemarle buildings) and welcomes the activity more people in Woden brings, this development is not appropriate for the site. The size and density is too much for Woden and it overshadows residents in Lyons. There is no …