Welcome to the GNCA

Welcome! The Griffith/Narrabundah Community Association is a not for profit, voluntary community based organisation operating in the Griffith Narrabundah area.   The objects and purposes of the Association are “to protect the amenity and interests of the Griffith and Narrabundah communities, particularly in relation to the preservation of community facilities and open space”.

LATEST NEWS

  THE ACT GOVERNMENT MUST REJECT GWS/GROCON ‘MANUKA GREEN’ BID

The ACT Government should heed the call of inner south residents and reject the GWS/Grocon revised unsolicited bid to develop the Manuka Oval precinct, according to the Inner South Canberra Community Council (ISCCC). Read more here.

 

Gary Kent addresses the angry crowd at the overflowing meeting

Gary Kent addresses the angry crowd at the overflowing meeting

RESIDENTS REJECT GREATER WESTERN SYDNEY / GROCON MANUKA LAND GRAB 

The Wesley Uniting Church Hall is noted for hosting classical music concerts.  But on Thursday 28 April it was filled by about 400 angry residents. Read more here.

 

 

 

 

 

COMMUNITY MEETING ON GROCON MANUAKA GREEN PROPOSAL ON 28 APRIL 2016

A public meeting will be held at 7pm on Thursday 28 April 2016 at the Wesley Uniting Church Hall, 20-22 National Circuit, Forrest  to consider the Manuka Green proposal generated by Grocon and the Great Western Sydney Giants. It is being organised by the Inner South Canberra Community Council, together with its constituent associations, like the GNCA. Read more here.

 

PROPOSED REDEVELOPMENT OF MANUKA OVAL – WHAT IS THE GOVERNMENT’S APPROACH?

The the Inner South Canberra Community Council (ISCCC), the Kingston and Barton Residents Group (KBRG), and the Griffith Narrabundah Community Association (GNCA) seek clarity from the Chief Minister on  the proposed redevelopment of Manuka Oval by Grocon.  Read more here.

 

SOLAR ACCESS VARIATION DV 346 IS NOW OPEN FOR COMMENT

Under DV346 Canberra homes owners could have their solar access seriously compromised if the block on their northern aspect is ever redeveloped, so no home owner could ever be sure that their current solar access would be permanent.  The Government is proposing to weaken rules that extended protection of the solar access of neighbours (ie preventing a development next door from depriving a resident of access to sunlight) and facilitated and encouraged the introduction of passive solar design features in new buildings and redevelopments. Read more here.

 

DRAINAGE IN STORM WATER CHANNELS IN GRIFFITH PARK CREATES A STAGNANT POOL

With the construction of the Amaya apartments in Austin St Griffith, there have been some reconstructions in the street of water drainage for improved drainage of water off the road.   Read more here.

 

APRIL NEWSLETTER NOW AVAILABLE !

Our April 2016 is now available here.