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Summary of the Community Workshop on the 7 Day Makeover

Tuesday, 29 August 2017 We had a fantastic turn-out at last night’ community workshop with 35 people attending to plan for the 7-day Makeover at the Dickson Courtyards, happening 19-25 November 2017 as part of the DESIGN Canberra Festival. It was great to see the creative energy from members of the community, government and not-for-profit organisations, working together on how they will get their hands dirty to get the activations on the ground. Or, in the case of yarn bombing

Q&A with Gary Rake, Deputy Director-General of the Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

With so much construction activity planned or underway in Dickson, we decided to catch up for Q&A with Gary Rake, Deputy Director-General of the Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate Q: That’s a pretty long job title – can you tell us what you really do? A: As the name says, our directorate looks after environmental and planning matters. On the planning side, this ranges from very long term strategic planning for the future of our city through to master