Invitation to comment on urban development at West Belconnen, ACT & NSW

A strategic assessment (EPBC SA024) of the likely impacts of the proposed West Belconnen development is being conducted under Part 10 of the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act).

In accordance with section 146(2)(b) of the EPBC Act, the draft Program Report and draft Strategic Assessment Report are being publicly exhibited for comment from 14 May 2016 to 10 June 2016

The reports set out proposed development, commitments to protect environmental values and assess the likely impacts on Matters of National Environmental Significance, including listed threatened species and communities (sections 18 & 18A), listed migratory species (sections 20 & 20A) and any other matters protected under the EPBC Act.

You can view here or at the following locations during regular business hours:

  • West Belconnen Project Office Shop 2 (near Aldi), Kippax Fair, Hardwick Crescent, Holt
  • The Land Development Agency Ground Floor 470 Northbourne Ave, Dickson
  • Conservation Council ACT Lena Karmel Lodge, 14/26 Barry Dr, Canberra

We will be holding two information sessions at the Project Office at Kippax Fair on:

  • Thursday 19 May – 5.00pm to 7.00pm
  • Saturday 21 May – 10.00am to 12.00pm

Written submissions are invited and can be provided to:

Elton Consulting
P.O Box 41 Dickson ACT 2602
or by email to

For more information call (02) 6274 3300

Closing date: 10 June 2016

Details of your submission may be published.  If you do not want your personal information to be published please indicate this on your submission. For more information please visit the EPBC Assessment page of this website.

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