Future residential settlement
will continue to take place in Gungahlin, and by 2006 necessary
policy amendments will be in place to allow commencement of development
in the Molonglo Valley by 2007/08. If the population of the city
continues to grow beyond the capacity of these areas, further settlement
will occur on the Kowen Plateau.
SHORT TERM IMPLEMENTATION
- Working with the National Capital Authority,
undertake detailed investigations in the Molonglo Valley to
determine areas suitable for residential development.
joint amendment to the National Capital Plan and variation
to the Territory Plan to allow for residential development
in the Molonglo Valley subject to outcomes of detailed investigations.
effectiveness and appropriateness of the Territory Plan’s
residential policies to meet housing demand and housing choice.
- Initiate planning policy amendments for
the Kowen Plateau as a future urban area.
- Comprehensive heritage
survey to be undertaken in the Molonglo Valley.
MEDIUM TERM IMPLEMENTATION
- Urban development of Molonglo Valley.
investment in Molonglo Valley, including water quality.
investigation and structure planning of the Kowen Plateau
to determine the urban form.
LONG TERM IMPLEMENTATION
- Investment in infrastructure for the construction
of the Kowen Plateau as a residential area.
- Undertake comprehensive
heritage survey in the Kowen Plateau.