Dickson Residents Group

Dickson – Development Applications

Dickson is a suburb in the Inner North of Canberra, Australia. It is named after Sir James Dickson (1832-1901) who was a Queensland advocate of Australian Federation and one of the founders of the Australian Constitution. There is no specific theme for street names.

The population count of Dickson on census night 2016 was 2,149 people.

Local Groups:

Most Recent 15 Dickson Development Applications

The latest public Environment and Planning Directorate – Planning notifications can also be accessed from their site. The following is an extract of the public applications selected by NCCC that principally relate to Dickson or have an impact on North Canberra or its residents; the extract may not be complete and does not contain development applications that are not publicly notified.


Address: 23 Dumaresq Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202241046

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR DUAL OCCUPANCY AND LEASE VARIATION - demolition of the existing dwelling, construction of 2 new single storey dwellings to form a dual occupancy with attached garage, carport, driveways, landscaping and associated works. Lease Variation to subdivide the block into two.
Comment closure date: 2022-12-16


Address: 352, 356, 358 Northbourne Avenue, Morphett Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201733114

Desecription: AMENDMENT TO APPROVED DA201733114-S197I. Amendment to the development application for construction of two new 9 storey developments comprising 143 dwellings, basement parking, landscaping, changes to a heritage building and associated works. - The amendment is to adjust the boundary line to the basements, right of way amended, and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2022-11-18


Address: 52 Davenport Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202240929

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR NEW SECONDARY RESIDENCE - Construction of a new secondary residence in addition to the existing dwelling, new carport, courtyard wall and associated works
Comment closure date: 2022-11-16


Address: 65 Majura Avenue, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202240838

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR DWELLING ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS - partial demolition of the existing dwelling and alterations and additions including new extension to the ground floor living, new attached garage, internal renovations, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2022-11-07


Address: 8 Randell Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202240662

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT AND LEASE VARIATION - demolition of the existing dwelling and construction of a new 2 storey building comprising 4 units, basement carparking, new driveway, landscaping, tree removal and associated works. Lease variation to delete the maximum number of dwellings permitted per building.
Comment closure date: 2022-10-20


Address: Mcgowan Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202240705

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT - demolition of the existing dwellings and construction of 9 new two storey dwellings with shared basement car parking, new driveway, tree removal, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2022-10-12


Address: 484 Northbourne Avenue, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 201733039

Desecription: AMENDMENT TO APPROVED DA201733039 - S197R Amendment to the development application for construction of a mixed use development consisting of retail/commercial space (shops, cafes, restaurants), medical centre, 249 residential units, basement parking, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2022-07-15


Address: 16 Hope Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202138280

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR ESTATE DEVELOPMENT PLAN - Proposal for an Estate Development Plan, for Stage 3 only, to create 8 CZ5 Zoned blocks including 6 single residential blocks and 2 commercial blocks. Works include establishment of block boundaries; works to provide access and utility connections where necessary; stormwater management; earthworks; shared paths and associated landscaping on and off-site, including a 2m shared path along Northbourne Avenue verge; development of public domain areas including the nearby Hope Street playground at Block 19 Section 11 Dickson; and improvements to Morphett Street to facilitate traffic movements into the site. Note that development of buildings on the blocks will be subject to separate Development Applications.
Comment closure date: 2021-03-23


Address: 65 Wilshire Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202240003

Desecription: LEASE VARIATION - To subdivide the block into two blocks.
Comment closure date: 2022-07-06


Address: 46 Morphett Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202240159

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR DWELLING ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS - Demolition of existing garage and partial porch areas. Construction of new a garage and deck, extension to the ground floor with internal alterations to existing dwelling and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2022-05-31


Address: 184 Phillip Avenue, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202240135

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR CAR PARK - Construction of a new 35 space car park, driveways, new footpaths, lighting, bollards, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2022-06-07


Address: 73 Davenport Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202139742

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR A NEW SUBSTATION - construction of a new services enclosure and screen, verge and connection works, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2022-04-05


Address: 48 Dumaresq Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202139343

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR A NEW DWELLING AND NEW SECONDARY RESIDENCE - Construction of a new single storey dwelling and detached secondary residence, attached garages, pergolas, driveway and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2021-12-17


Address: Northbourne Avenue, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202139368

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR MULTI UNIT DEVELOPMENT - demolition of the existing dwelling and construction of 2 new 9 storey buildings comprising a total of 166 units, 3 level basement carparking underneath, common use facilities, terraces, driveway, civil works, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2021-12-08


Address: 26 Archer Street, Dickson, ACT

Development Application: 202139064

Desecription: PROPOSAL FOR A SECONDARY RESIDENCE - Construction of a secondary residence, tree removal, landscaping and associated works.
Comment closure date: 2021-11-15



(Note: Earlier Development Applications can be seen by accessing the ACTPLA website or by going to PlanningAlerts.  Note ACTPLA do remove access to the development application documentation some time after the DA closes, but PlanningAlerts do retain some basic historical information.)