Planning: Manuka to the Foreshore – 9 April 19 9 April @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm « Committee meeting 12 March 19 Politics at the Pub: Federal Candidates Forum » Come and participate in a conversation about future planning for Manuka through to the Foreshore, hosted by the Inner South Canberra Community Council. The [...]

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KBRG received an ACT Heritage grant to restore the 1930 concrete pillar street signposts in the Barton Housing Precinct. We have made good progress with the conservator, Gillian Mitchell having killed off the lichen and fungus, and applied a nicely sculptured protective sacrificial mortar. A number of volunteers have been patiently painting the pillars so [...]

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Construction is underway on a new wide pathway from the Kingston shops to the Foreshore. Further work will also involve raising the level of Eyre Street around where the supermarket is going to be built, with a view to it becoming a shared way like Bunda Street. KBRG thanks Roads ACT, Kingston Traders and the [...]

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If you have seen some landscaping in Telopea Park, near the playground, its the new Nature Playground being constructed.

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The ACT government is now flagging it will be planning for the development of the Manuka Oval area very soon! See the editorial in today’s Canberra Times. http://www.canberratimes.com.au/comment/ct-editorial/community-wants-a-seat-at-the-table-not-a-governmentled-manuka-oval-facelift-20170409-gvh7jc.html The Kingston & Barton Residents Group has set up the Manuka Oval Community Survey to get your views about any development around Manuka Oval. You can do [...]

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Details of the ACT government’s plans for a $9.8m media centre at the Manuka Oval can be found at www.yoursay.act.gov.au/manukaoval The centre is required for the cricket test match to be held early 2019. The International Cricket Council has set a minimum requirement for this facility.  

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SUMMARY OF KBRG ARTS PRECINCT MEETING

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KBRG is hosting a free public meeting about the Kingston Arts Precinct. Representatives from the LDA and Cultural Canberra will update the meeting on the recently awarded development contract. The meeting is on 16 March at East Hotel’s Crema Room, starting at 7.15pm. KBRG email is kingstonandbarton@gmail.com

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