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October 8, 2020

Ginninderry raising the bar when it comes to waste management

When it comes to waste, the construction industry has traditionally been a big contributor, generating more than 20 million tonnes each year in Australia alone. But instead of heading straight to landfill, a huge portion of that waste could actually be recycled—so long as the right processes are put in place.

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September 15, 2020

A team effort sees Ginninderry pave the way for recycled asphalt in Strathnairn.

The first roads paved with Downer’s innovative recycled asphalt product – Reconophalt – were recently unveiled in Strathnairn. The decision to move to recycled asphalt in Stage 2 will see more than 4,200 tonnes paved, helping to divert soft plastics from 3,094,700 plastic bag and packaging equivalents, glass from 617,640 glass bottle equivalents, toner from 75,600 used printer cartridges and 1,050 tonnes of reclaimed road from landfill.

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July 20, 2020

Ginninderry welcomes Parkwood Land Rezoning

The Ginninderry Joint Venture has welcomed the NSW Government’s final approval of the Parkwood Planning Proposal. The decision triggers the realisation of the full benefits of the Ginninderry project, including a $170m investment in green infrastructure, public spaces and community facilities and an economic output of some $609m over the next five years alone.

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May 11, 2020

Chris Walton honoured with Strathnairn street name

Long before it was something most people even thought about, Chris Walton was passionate about sustainability. Chris grew up in the city of Brisbane, and he possessed a deep love for the ocean and nature, along with a strong desire for looking after the planet.

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March 18, 2020

Ginninderry Conservation Trust gets to work with Board and staff appointments

Ginninderry’s innovative Conservation Trust has officially commenced work with the appointment of its inaugural Board and support staff. The first stage being 240 hectares of conservation area along the Murrumbidgee River in west Belconnen will be protected by the new Conservation Trust, which heralds a new era for the sustainable management of conservation assets within a developing community.

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