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JCA submission on WCC Long Term Plan

WCC plans and Policies are the major vehicle whereby citizens can comment on and influence WCC Policies. JCA takes a “whole of suburb” view on how these plans and policies affects Johnsonville, and we submit on behalf of the people … Continue reading

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JCA Ten-Year Strategy

Thanks to those who took the time to attend the November 2014 launch of the Johnsonville & Raroa community 10 year strategy or to speak to us in the mall – and a big thanks to those who have indicated … Continue reading

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JCA submission on WCC Urban Growth Plan

WCC released its Urban Growth Plan for consultation in September 2014. After the shambolic mess that was WCCs District Plan Change 72, where WCC earmarked areas for “intensification” in outer suburbs that were massively at odds with what residents wanted, … Continue reading

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When is the Mall to be redeveloped?

Its a long story – full of much intrigue, greed and politics. But the bottom line is, ‘probably not for many years’, – due mainly to WCC policies that effectively prohibit it. The Johnsonville mall redevelopment is an issue tied … Continue reading

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JCA – Environment Court Decision

Johnsonville residents are celebrating four major victories resulting from their Environment Court challenge against WCCs efforts to create a high-density housing zone in the middle of their suburb. These are: the concession about negative traffic and parking impacts, the removal … Continue reading

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