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Newsletter Update - September 2022

Our newsletter update for September 2022

Why building more homes is key to fixing our affordability crisis

The Legislative Assembly is conducting an inquiry into housing. We have a positive plan to improve housing affordability.

Newsletter Update - August 2022

Our newsletter update for August 2022

Budget sets the right housing target, but needs a path to delivery

The ACT Budget’s target of 30,000 new homes is good - now, the Government needs to articulate a path to deliver these 30,000 more homes - and that’s where its plan falls short.

Media Release: Planning changes needed to meet goal of 30k new homes

The ACT Government’s plans to build 30,000 new homes will come up short without planning reforms that unlock more housing in Canberra’s inner suburbs

Newsletter Update - July 2022

Our newsletter update for July 2022

Media Release: Call-in decision provides relief for Canberra's most vulnerable women

Greater Canberra welcomes today’s decision by Planning Minister Mick Gentleman to call in and approve the YWCA’s YHomes Ainslie housing project

Media Release: Census data shows Canberra not planning for enough homes

The Census reveals that the ACT’s planning strategy and housing supply models are drastically off target and off track.

Our submission on the new Planning Bill

Canberra's new Planning Bill needs to highlight affordability as an objective, and remove barriers to more high quality density

Media Release: Manor House variation an important step for the "missing middle"

Greater Canberra welcomes today’s announcement of the approval of Territory Plan Variation 375, enabling the Griffith Manor House to proceed.

Media Release: Greater Canberra analysis shows high rents are hurting families and turning away workers

Greater Canberra analysis shows high rents are hurting families and turning away workers

Greater Canberra 2022-23 ACT Budget Submission

Greater Canberra 2022-23 ACT Budget Submission

Newsletter Update - May 2022

Our newsletter update for May 2022

Help us with community, events and outreach

Much like the average house price, Greater Canberra is growing faster than anyone expected.

Canberra's planning rules are blocking climate action - the latest IPCC report shows why

The latest IPCC report shows sustainable cities are key to emissions reduction

Media Release: Housing debate is missing the "missing middle"

Greater Canberra calls on all parties to follow through on their commitment to housing choices by allowing more medium density housing across Canberra.

Heritage listing for Canberra may do more harm than good

Our dynamic city needs affordable housing and adaptable infrastructure, not more more burdensome heritage rules.

It's time to show our support for social housing in Ainslie

The YWCA is building social housing for women in need. But they need our help to make it happen.

Media Release: Affordability should be front and centre of planning reforms

Greater Canberra welcomes the efforts to streamline our current planning system, but we call for the government to make affordability a core principle of the Planning Act.

Griffith Manor House Open Letter: March 2022 Update

We've delivered your signatures to the Legislative Assembly.

Why planning policy matters for climate change

Australia isn't alone in suffering the consequences of global warming

Let's legalise co-housing for all Canberrans

Our current planning rules are standing in the way of this promising affordable housing option.

Three reasons urban planning matters for gender equality

Urban design can make all the difference when it comes to women's ability to use active transport.

Open letter to the Members of the ACT Legislative Assembly regarding the Griffith Manor House development

The Griffith Manor House open letter was submitted to the Legislative Assembly in late 2021, with over 200 signatories. You can read the full text of the letter here.

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Greater Canberra Submission on the ACT Active Travel Plan

Better land use policy and deprioritisation of car infrastructure are needed to facilitate active travel.

Light Rail Stage 2 is housing infrastructure. Let’s make it happen.

Light rail isn't just public transport infrastructure - it's also as a key part of Canberra's response to our housing and climate crises.

Media Release: Planning Bill still lacking focus on affordability

Greater Canberra is calling on the Legislative Assembly to amend the ACT Government’s new Planning Bill to help address our housing crisis and make Canberra more affordable.

Newsletter Update - September 2022

Our newsletter update for September 2022

Why building more homes is key to fixing our affordability crisis

The Legislative Assembly is conducting an inquiry into housing. We have a positive plan to improve housing affordability.

Newsletter Update - August 2022

Our newsletter update for August 2022

Budget sets the right housing target, but needs a path to delivery

The ACT Budget’s target of 30,000 new homes is good - now, the Government needs to articulate a path to deliver these 30,000 more homes - and that’s where its plan falls short.

Media Release: Planning changes needed to meet goal of 30k new homes

The ACT Government’s plans to build 30,000 new homes will come up short without planning reforms that unlock more housing in Canberra’s inner suburbs

Newsletter Update - July 2022

Our newsletter update for July 2022

Media Release: Call-in decision provides relief for Canberra's most vulnerable women

Greater Canberra welcomes today’s decision by Planning Minister Mick Gentleman to call in and approve the YWCA’s YHomes Ainslie housing project

Media Release: Census data shows Canberra not planning for enough homes

The Census reveals that the ACT’s planning strategy and housing supply models are drastically off target and off track.

Our submission on the new Planning Bill

Canberra's new Planning Bill needs to highlight affordability as an objective, and remove barriers to more high quality density

Media Release: Manor House variation an important step for the "missing middle"

Greater Canberra welcomes today’s announcement of the approval of Territory Plan Variation 375, enabling the Griffith Manor House to proceed.

Media Release: Greater Canberra analysis shows high rents are hurting families and turning away workers

Greater Canberra analysis shows high rents are hurting families and turning away workers

Greater Canberra 2022-23 ACT Budget Submission

Greater Canberra 2022-23 ACT Budget Submission

Newsletter Update - May 2022

Our newsletter update for May 2022

Help us with community, events and outreach

Much like the average house price, Greater Canberra is growing faster than anyone expected.

Canberra's planning rules are blocking climate action - the latest IPCC report shows why

The latest IPCC report shows sustainable cities are key to emissions reduction

Media Release: Housing debate is missing the "missing middle"

Greater Canberra calls on all parties to follow through on their commitment to housing choices by allowing more medium density housing across Canberra.

Heritage listing for Canberra may do more harm than good

Our dynamic city needs affordable housing and adaptable infrastructure, not more more burdensome heritage rules.

It's time to show our support for social housing in Ainslie

The YWCA is building social housing for women in need. But they need our help to make it happen.

Media Release: Affordability should be front and centre of planning reforms

Greater Canberra welcomes the efforts to streamline our current planning system, but we call for the government to make affordability a core principle of the Planning Act.

Griffith Manor House Open Letter: March 2022 Update

We've delivered your signatures to the Legislative Assembly.

Why planning policy matters for climate change

Australia isn't alone in suffering the consequences of global warming

Let's legalise co-housing for all Canberrans

Our current planning rules are standing in the way of this promising affordable housing option.

Three reasons urban planning matters for gender equality

Urban design can make all the difference when it comes to women's ability to use active transport.

Open letter to the Members of the ACT Legislative Assembly regarding the Griffith Manor House development

The Griffith Manor House open letter was submitted to the Legislative Assembly in late 2021, with over 200 signatories. You can read the full text of the letter here.

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