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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 05 Hansard (Thursday, 13 May 2021) . . Page.. 1529 ..


(8) Is the ACT Government considering using tree transplantation to resolve residents’ concerns about trees that may be damaging their property but are not allowed to cut the tree down.

Mr Steel: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

(1) No.

(2) See response to question 1.

(3) See response to question 1.

(4) The mature tree transplanting trial undertaken in 2019 was undertaken by the City Renewal Authority in collaboration with TCCS. The objective of the transplanting project was to assess the viability of transplanting as a way to avoid the loss of mature trees in development situations where they are unable to be retained.

(5) No.

(6) No.

(7) No. The process involved in transplanting a mature tree that is impacting on infrastructure is likely to cause further damage to nearby infrastructure.

(8) No.


Planning—Charnwood(Question No 169)

Mrs Kikkert asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 1 April 2021:

(1) In relation to Development Application DA20213858 Octavia development at 117 Tillyard Drive, Charnwood, and given the former childcare centre located at 117 Tillyard Drive has been demolished and development of 8 units will soon commence at this location, does the ACT Government have a traffic management plan for this busy street; if so, can the Minister attach a copy of the plan as part of the answer to this question on notice; if not, what measures will the ACT Government take to ensure safe and uncongested traffic for the construction period, as well as after the completion of the development.

(2) What consultation was undertaken with nearby residents prior to the approval of the development application and when did consultation occur.

(3) What feedback was received from nearby residents regarding traffic and noise management.

Mr Steel: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

(1) Development Application (DA) 202138358 relating to 117 Tillyard Drive (Block 13, Section 31) is currently being assessed by the ACT Planning and Land Authority. The


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