NSW again urging mergers, ‘everything on the table’ Palerang discusses rate rises by Maria Taylor Palerang residents have now come face to face with the extent of foreshadowed rate increases in order to ‘stand alone’ as a council in the face of current NSW efforts to restructure local governments into bigger blocks. The
Results announced in early July from a Queanbeyan community-initiated residents’ survey shows a preference for Dunns Creek Road over the Ellerton Drive extension (EDE). Those surveyed live along Old Cooma Road including Googong township. The survey found that almost 72 percent of people would be more likely to use Dunns Creek
This owl reminds me of the magistrate at Newcastle court yesterday. He said some very wise words which I can't remember accurately. One statement he made was something like, "Everyone is worried about what you are worried about, (the coal industry's contribution to climate catastrophe) and if they are not,
Many people in Queanbeyan believe that the Ellerton Drive Extension (EDE) will decrease the traffic flow on Cooma Rd leading into the city, as well as traffic flow on Monaro Street, thereby supporting the ‘bypass’ label attached to the EDE. But Queanbeyan Council’s latest traffic study throws doubt on this proposition. In
The EDE has been publicly called a ‘developer road’ by more than one Queanbeyan councillor in recent times. Apart from the proposed council loan to Googong township developer CIC Australia (for the company’s required road contribution to be repaid years later) what does this mean? Councillor Kenrick Winchester is in no doubt.