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13.03.10 Keeping Canberra in the know.

INVITATIONS TO COMMENT Celebrate with the Canberra Capitals at Stage 88 today reducing their energy use with the help of the rebates, incentives and advice available.
The ACT Government has many programs that can help people save Monergy including
Canberrans are invited to a civic reception today in honour of the WNBL championship- the Community Energy Grants, Home Energy Advice Team, Home Energy Action Kits
winning Canberra Capitals. The celebrations will start at 5.00pm at Stage 88 in and energy efficiency rebates. Save Monergy in your home and find out more about
East Lake Commonwealth Park and will be a highlight of the 2010 Canberra Festival event,
Celebrate in the Park.
these programs by visiting our website.
A display and public forum on sustainable development options for East Lake will be held For further information visit or contact Mayumi Smith on
at the Eastlake Football Club on Tuesday 30 March. The Capitals won their seventh national championship in Melbourne last weekend, 6207 2464.
making them the WNBL’s most successful team.
Consultants, SGS Economics and Planning, have been appointed to develop a plan for Immediately after the Capitals’ appearance, Dragon will perform on Stage 88, followed
East Lake to showcase sustainable development that provides a mix of housing and
high-quality open space and is well connected to existing and new shops, employment
opportunities, schools, and cultural and recreational facilities.
by Cassie Davis and the ARIA award-winning Eskimo Joe. The evening will end with a
fireworks finale at 9.00pm. TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES
Where: Eastlake Football Club, 3 Oxley Street Griffith Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 4 of the Roads and Public Places Act 1937, of
Display: McDonald Room (3.00pm – 8.30pm)
Canberra Festival finale weekend: March13-14 the intention to close the following roads in the ACT.
Public forum: Duffy Room (6.30pm - 8.30pm) The finale weekend of the 2010 Canberra Festival offers two huge days of
entertainment in celebration of Canberra’s 97th birthday. KAMBAH
To register for the public forum please email before 26 March 2010
or call Katrina Wyse on 02 6207 5894 Be sure to get along to some of these fantastic FREE events. SULWOOD DRIVE WESTBOUND DIRECTION: will be closed between Inkster Street and
Drakeford Drive.
For more details visit • Balloon Spectacular, lawns of Old Parliament House, from 6.30am Saturday 13 and SULWOOD DRIVE EASTBOUND DIRECTION: will be closed between Kambah Pool
Sunday 14 March. Road and Drakeford Drive. (Please note local traffic and emergency vehicle access will
• Flipart, Civic Square, Garema Place and New Acton, Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 March. be maintained at all times).
ACT Legislation Register—User Survey 2010 • Celebrate in the Park, Stage 88 Commonwealth Park, from 2.00pm Saturday 13 March. TIME: Monday 22 March to Friday 9 April 2010 (9.30am to 4.00pm weekdays and
7.00am to 6.00pm Saturday).
The ACT legislation register is an authorised electronic statute book that provides the • Festival of the Forests ACT, Canberra International Arboretum and Gardens, 8.30am to
REASON: asphalt overlay of Drakeford Drive / Sulwood Drive intersection.
community with free and quick access to ACT legislation and related information. 3.00pm Sunday 14 March.
• Symphony in the Park, Stage 88 Commonwealth Park, from 7.30pm Sunday 14 March CITY
The register is central to the making, notification, commencement, operation,
interpretation, proof, republication, amendment and repeal of legislation and BUNDA STREET: will be closed between Akuna Street and Petrie Street.
For further information and to view the full program visit
instruments made under legislation. TIME: Monday 22 March to Wednesday 31 March 2010 and Monday 12 April to Friday
30 April 2010 (7.00pm to 1.00am Monday to Friday only).
The register has been in operation since 12 September 2001. Since that time it has had
many enhancements and most recently a new search function has been installed. Arboretum Open Day REASON: this road will be periodically closed to allow for maintenance works on the
Canberra Centre pedestrian bridge over Bunda Street.
The Parliamentary Counsel’s Office (PCO) is seeking your input to help us identify where The Friends of the National Arboretum invite you to the Festival of the Forests tomorrow
the register is meeting your needs and where the register could do more. from 10.00am till 3.00pm. This is a great opportunity to discover more about this unique DEAKIN
project. There will be guided hop on hop off bus tours and talks by tree experts as COMMUNITY PATH: Kent Street (western side) between Strickland Crescent and Alfred
Whether you’re a regular user or will be having a look at the register for the first time, Deakin High School will be closed.
well as activities for the children. There is parking on site and a gold coin donation is
please let us know what you think.
requested to support the Friends’ work and this year’s nominated charity, Carers ACT. TIME: 7.00am Saturday 20 March to 5.00pm Friday 30 April 2010.
The survey will be available until 5.00pm on Friday 26 March 2010. If you For more information visit or call Canberra Connect
REASON: construction of new roundabout.
have any questions call PCO on 6205 3700. Please visit the register website at 13 22 81. to complete the survey. Macca will also broadcast Australia All Over live from 5.30am. KINGSTON
COMMUNITY PATH: Giles Street (southern side) between Eastlake Parade and Printers
Review of ACT Government Events and Festivals Grand Party in the Park TIME: 7.00am Saturday 20 March and 5.00pm Wednesday 20 October 2010.
The ACT Government has engaged Peter Loxton and Associates Pty Ltd to review the The Grand Party in the Park is a fun, free event for grandparents, grandchildren and REASON: building construction works.
ACT Government’s events and festivals. This review will provide the opportunity to friends. Featuring live entertainment including ‘Elvis and Dean Martin’, children’s
explore the economic and social potential of events to the ACT and identify a unified activities, jumping castle, stalls and tasty food – a great day out for all ages! A free
vision for events and festivals in Canberra that reflects the essence of Canberra’s values, shuttle bus will be running from Constitution Avenue car park (opposite CIT). COMMUNITY PATH: Mulwala Lane (western side) between Moore Street and Rudd
attributes, and experiences. It will also consider Government and business partnerships, Street.
When: Sunday 21 March (11.00am – 3.00pm)
as well as the most effective organisational arrangements for delivering the ACT TIME: 7.00am Monday 22 March to 5.00pm Friday 23 April 2010.
Where: Glebe Park, City
Government’s events and festivals strategies. REASON: kerb and pavement reconstruction.
If you are involved in the events and festivals sector and are interested in attending a Visit or call Communities @ Work on 6293 6500.
Stakeholder Workshop, please register your interest by emailing or
by phoning Canberra Connect on 13 22 81. ANTHONY ROLFE AVENUE EASTBOUND DIRECTION: will be closed between
Expressions of Interest for membership of Advisory Gundaroo Drive and Gozzard Street.
TIME: 7.00am Tuesday 23 March to 5.00pm Thursday 25 March 2010.
Committees of the Cultural Facilities Corporation
Theatre in the ACT Strategic Directions Statement The Cultural Facilities Corporation manages significant Territorial cultural assets: the
REASON: installation of stormwater services.
2010-2013 Canberra Theatre Centre; Canberra Museum and Gallery including the Nolan Collection; DEAKIN
and historic properties – Lanyon, Calthorpes’ House and Mugga Mugga. COMMUNITY PATH: located between Duff Place and Hannah Place will be closed.
An information forum on the Theatre in the ACT Strategic Directions Statement 2010- COMMUNITY PATH: Duff Place (western side) between number 3 and number 5 Duff
2013 will be held at 6.00pm on Tuesday 23 March at The Street Theatre. Members of The Cultural Facilities Corporation Act 1997 provides for the establishment of Advisory Place.
Committees in relation to performing arts, museum collections and historic places. TIME: 7.00am Saturday 20 March to 5.00pm Saturday 15 May 2010.
the Theatre Working Group will be in attendance to discuss the development of the
Statement and what it means for the theatre sector and the ACT community. RSVP to Expressions of interest are sought from persons interested in serving as members of the REASON: Deakin Shopping Centre refurbishment
artsACT on 6207 2384. Corporation’s three Advisory Committees which provide expert strategic advice to the CITY
Board of the Corporation.
COMMUNITY PATH: Childers Street (eastern side) between Hutton Street and Allsop
The Theatre Statement can be obtained from at or by contacting Street.
If you would like to be considered, please send a letter and curriculum vitae to, The Chief
artsACT on 02 6207 2384. Executive Officer, Cultural Facilities Corporation, PO Box 939, Civic Square, Canberra ACT TIME: Saturday 20 March, Sunday 21 March,Friday 26 March, Saturday 27 march and
2608, by COB 26 March 2010. Sunday 28 March 2010 (5.00am to 5.00pm daily).
REASON: building construction.
NOTICES AND EVENTS Further information including terms of reference for the Advisory Committees, can be
obtained from Chris Kennedy on 02 6205 0340 or email BONNER
CLAY STREET: will be closed between William Cooper Avenue and Muriel Stewart
Home buyer concessions New gambling laws
Circuit (northern end).
MURIEL STEWART CIRCUIT: will be closed between house number 38 and Clay Street.
From Monday March 22 2010 the following new gambling laws will come into effect: TIME: 7.00am Monday 22 March 2010 to 5.00pm Friday 30 September 2011.
Did you know the ACT Government offers a range of assistance to prospective home
buyers in the ACT? • the Unlawful Gambling Act 2009; REASON: Land Development Agency display village Bonner.
• the Unlawful Gambling Regulation 2010;
To find out if you are eligible for a first home owner grant, stamp duty concession or an Any person wishing to comment on the above notices may contact Colin Evans on
• the Unlawful Gambling (Charitable Gaming Application Fees) Determination 2010 (No 1); 02 6207 6821.
affordable house and land package visit
• the Unlawful Gambling (Exempt Game) Declaration 2010 (No 1); and
• the Unlawful Gambling (Unlawful Game) Declaration 2010 (No 1). BRUCE / KALEEN / LYNEHAM / O’CONNOR
GINNINDERRA DRIVE EASTBOUND DIRECTION: will be closed between Gungahlin
Pandemic H1N1 and seasonal influenza vaccines These laws act as a framework for regulating gambling in the ACT. The laws outline Drive northbound entry ramp and Gungahlin Drive southbound exit ramp onto
restrictions on private gambling (such as where it may be conducted), provide for Ginninderra Drive.
Pandemic H1N1 influenza was the most common strain of influenza in Australia restricted charitable gaming and make clear that existing commercial gambling (such as
during 2009 and is expected to return for a second wave this year. The first case of GINNINDERRA DRIVE WESTBOUND DIRECTION: will be closed between Ellenborough
casino and gaming machines) can continue under other ACT gambling laws. For more Street / Mouat Street and Gungahlin Drive northbound exit ramp onto Ginninderra
confirmed pandemic H1N1 influenza for 2010 has already been reported in the ACT and information visit or phone 6207 0359.
approximately 15 confirmed cases are currently being reported in Australia each week. Drive.
GUNGAHLIN DRIVE NORTHBOUND EXIT RAMP: right turn onto Ginninderra Drive will
be closed (left turn will be permitted).
Immunisation against pandemic H1N1 influenza is strongly recommended. Calling artists and arts experts GUNGAHLIN DRIVE SOUTHBOUND EXIT RAMP: right turn onto Ginninderra Drive will
The pandemic H1N1 influenza vaccine is free and currently available from H1N1 be closed (left turn will be permitted).
Community Immunisation clinics and GPs. Normal GP consultation fees will apply. artsACT is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified people for TIME: Saturday 27 March and Sunday 28 March 2010 (6.00am to 6.00pm).
placement on the Register of Peers. The Register is utilised by artsACT and the ACT REASON: installation of bridge girders.
The 2010 seasonal influenza vaccine will also protect against pandemic H1N1 influenza Cultural Council for the selection of membership of its Peer Assessment Panels, which
and two other strains of influenza - an A (H3N2) strain and a B strain. TURNER
provide an important service in the assessment process for arts funding.
In 2010 seasonal influenza vaccine will be free for: Drive / Cooyong Street and Gould Street.
• anyone aged six months or over who is at risk of severe outcomes if they A maximum one-page written expression of interest and current curriculum vitae
should be emailed to or send hardcopies to: McKAY STREET: will be closed at the intersection of Northbourne Avenue.
catch the flu, such as people suffering from cardiac disease, cancer, cystic fibrosis, TIME: Thursday 25 March to Friday 2 April 2010 (8.00pm to 6.00am Monday to
diabetes or renal failure; Thursday, 10.00pm to 6.00am Friday and 1.00pm Saturday to 6.00pm Sunday)
• pregnant women; Arts Development
artsACT REASON:Northbourne Avenue pavement rehabilitation.
• all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 or older; and
GPO Box 158 CITY
• all Australians 65 years and over.
Canberra City ACT 2601 NORTHBOURNE AVENUE NORTHBOUND DIRECTION: will be closed between Alinga
Street and Rudd Street.
People who are not eligible for free seasonal flu vaccine should still consider vaccination
for protection against the strains of influenza expected to be in circulation this winter. To be considered for the 2011 ACT Arts Fund round expressions of interest must be TIME: Monday 22 March to Sunday 28 March 2010 (8.00pm to 6.00am Monday to
It is safe to have both pandemic H1N1 vaccine and seasonal influenza vaccine within a Thursday, 10.00pm Friday to 6.00am Saturday and 1.00pm Saturday to 6.00pm Sunday).
received by Friday 26 March 2010. For more information about the Register of Peers, REASON: Northbourne Avenue pavement rehabilitation.
short time period.
contact artsACT on (02) 6207 2384.
Distribution of 2010 seasonal influenza vaccine to GPs for people eligible for free vaccine Any person wishing to comment on this notice may contact Ben McHugh on
is underway and all GP practices will have supplies by the end of March. Supplies of 02 6207 2738.
2010 seasonal influenza vaccine for private prescription are expected to be available Show me the Monergy
from pharmacies in April. Barriers, warning and diversion signs to be erected on site.
The ACT Government recently launched the ACTSmart Monergy awareness campaign,
To protect yourself against pandemic H1N1 influenza, book an appointment now designed to help people save money by cutting energy use. The campaign will inform Rifaat Shoukrallah
with your GP or call the Community Health Intake Line during business hours on people how they can save money and also promote the help on offer through the
02 6207 9977. For seasonal flu vaccine, check with your GP to ensure they have stock on ACTSmart program. Delegated Officer,Roads ACT
hand before your appointment. The message is simple – ACTSmart and save Monergy. Monergy is a combination of Locked Bag 2000
two words – money and energy, and represents the savings people can make through Civic Square ACT 2608

Phone Canberra Connect on 13 22 81 I