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DELIVERING COMMUNITY NEWS ACROSS CANBERRA AND QUEANBEYAN
Volume 16 No. 36
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
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CUTTING THE WAIT
A.C.T. ELECTIVE SURGERY
PEACE OF MUSIC
CONCERT TO PROMOTE
Land expansion ignored
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THE call for residential expansion to
the south and west of the Tuggeranong
Town Centre will continue to go
unanswered in the near future.
At a Tuggeranong Community
Council meeting last week, the co-
owners of the Tuggeranong Hy-
perdome questioned why Tuggeranong
was not having any land released for
Leda Property Group managing
director Robert Ell said his organis-
ation was constantly lobbying the ACT
Government for more land release in
the Tuggeranong Valley, particularly
around the Town Centre to help
stimulate the area. There is no residen-
tial land to the south and west of the
''If you look at Tuggeranong Town
Centre, it is actually not in the centre of
Tuggeranong, it is on the edge. You
look at Woden and Belconnen, the
Town Centre is smack bang in the
middle,'' Mr Ell said.
''When you look at the amount of
greenfield land that is available, par-
ticularly to the west of the Town
Centre, you have to ask why that land
is not zoned for future residential land,
because that is what I'd like to see.
Saturday was a special day for the Tuggeranong Vikings club, featuring in all five ACT Rugby grand finals, and winning four of them. Included
in this was an emphatic 44-18 win over Wests in the grand final of the John I Dent Cup. It was the Vikings' ninth top-grade title.
Full report Page 59.
Picture: Elesa Lee
Champions celebrate grand-final victory
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