DRG Response to the Inquiry into the Territory Plan and other associated documents

Following community consultation on the ‘Inquiry into the Territory Plan and other associated documents’, submissions from the Dickson Residents Group (DRG) and others have been formally accepted and uploaded to the ACT Government website. The DRG response focused on 5 points: The risks associated with using discretion rather than rules-based …

DRG Response to YourSay – New place names proposed for Dickson shopping centre

Community consultation recently closed for the ACT Government’s – ‘YourSay – New place names proposed for Dickson shopping centre’ initiative’ The Dickson Residents Group response included three focus points: Welcoming the Place Names Advisory Committee’s consultative approach and suggested place names Encouraging review expansion, to include currently un-named meeting points …

Join us! Planting Bulbs for Spring

On Saturday 17 June 2023, the Dickson Residents Group (DRG) will participate in the Floriade Community bulb planting. If you are part of the Dickson community and would like to join us – sign up to be a DRG member today or contact us! Thanks to the Dickson Baptist Memorial Church and City Renewal Authority for their …

Dickson Dazzles walk unveils new Canberra Tracks sign on Anzac Day

Heritage researcher/urban planner Jane Goffman led a group of 40 on Anzac Day, 25 April 2023, touring the historic landing ground of Old Canberra Aerodrome – as part of the National Trust’s Dickson Dazzles: Canberra’s Original Aerodrome (1924-1926) Heritage Walk. The walk began at the Heroes of the Air sign, on Dickson Baptist Church …

ACT Planning Review – our submission

For those interested in the ACT Planning Review & Reform Project, there were many submissions to the review, including from the Dickson Residents Group (DRG). Go to submissions 222-240, which the ACT Government uploaded to the web and which includes the DRG submission (PDF bookmark number 233).You can also read the DRG submission here.