|To:||Canberra birds <>|
|Subject:||Crematorium proposed for old Mugga Lane Zoo site|
|From:||sandra henderson via Canberrabirds <>|
|Date:||Thu, 16 Sep 2021 03:38:35 +0000|
This proposal is a few years old now, but a Development Application has now been lodged and a description of the proposed development has just appeared on the RiotACT site (https://the-riotact.com/plans-lodged-for-private-crematorium-on-south-side/494709).
The DA can be found on the ACT govt site (go to https://www.planning.act.gov.au/development_applications/pubnote#S and scroll through to the Symonston entry).
THe land is privately owned, and shares a fence with Callum Brae Reserve. There are a number of mature eucalypts on the site, and the dam (visible from the fence with Callum Brae Reserve) is usually host to one or more Australasian Grebe.
Submissions commenting on the proposal can be made until 29 September.
Personally I'm a bit ambivalent. I had always hoped the govt might acquire the land and add it to the reserve, but with that always unlikely, there are probably much worse uses than a crematorium. Traffic on Narrabundah Lane might occasionally be an issue. I'm not sure I'd want to sit and reflect on a loved one in a memorial garden across the road from the dog pound with its constantly barking dogs!
|<Prev in Thread]||Current Thread||[Next in Thread>|
|Previous by Date:||Lockdown musings of a life-long birder and closet twitcher, John Layton via Canberrabirds|
|Next by Date:||Lockdown musings of a life-long birder and closet twitcher, Mark Clayton via Canberrabirds|
|Previous by Thread:||Lockdown musings of a life-long birder and closet twitcher, John Layton via Canberrabirds|
|Next by Thread:||Crematorium proposed for old Mugga Lane Zoo site, David Rees via Canberrabirds|
|Indexes:||[Date] [Thread] [Top] [All Lists]|
The University of NSW School of Computer and Engineering takes no responsibility for the contents of this archive. It is purely a compilation of material sent by many people to the Canberra Ornithologists Group mailing list. It has not been checked for accuracy nor its content verified in any way. If you wish to get material removed from the archive or have other queries about the list contact David McDonald, list manager, phone (02) 6231 8904 or email . If you can not contact David McDonald e-mail Andrew Taylor at this address: firstname.lastname@example.org.EDU.AU