Ratepayers would underwrite a long-running personal campaign By Maria Taylor with 'Council Watch'. CASH-STRAPPED QUEANBEYAN-Palerang Regional Council (QPRC) is proposing to spend up to $150,000 on a consultancy for a councillor-driven bid to re-assign Palerang rural residential zoning to a more development-friendly designation. This is despite a staff recommendation against the
IN A PERPLEXING move, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council (QPRC) has recently voted to withhold its membership fees for the state’s peak local government body and a major advocate for councils – Local Government (LG) NSW. The decision was made at the July ordinary meeting of council. It appears to have been prompted
Progress "The Road" ie the Ellerton Drive Extension is ploughing through residential areas and bushland behind Queanbeyan as you read this. A resident sent in these photos. Noise and dust are bothering people but reportedly no noise barriers have yet been erected. A council meeting has been scheduled for May. Stay tuned.
A PORTION OF the land on the Queanbeyan Eastern Escarpment earmarked for housing development will likely be protected for its environmental values instead. The move is significant because the area is a wildlife corridor connecting eastern and western ranges. The land has significant environmental values and includes one km of river