Ross Peake

Ross Peake

Little pieces of home: embassy a beacon of bright Ikeas

Matthew Raggatt, Ross Peake From the Färgrik coffee mugs to the Elly tea towels and Galej tea light holder, you can't avoid Ikea products in the Swedish embassy staff kitchen.

Demand to fix amenities before any change

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Ross Peake The lack of shops and amenities in the Parliamentary Triangle must be examined before paid parking is introduced, according to the parliamentary committee that blocked the building of embassies in...

NCA to seek better services for parly triangle

Ross Peake The National Capital Authority will try to boost services in the parliamentary triangle as the thousands of workers in the precinct face paid parking.

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Push to provide more places to shop in parliamentary precinct

Generic Canberra Photos pictured is Parliament House on Capital Hill in Canberra looking from Commonwealth Bridge today Tuesday 14th of July 2009.

Ross Peake A parliamentary committee will be given the green light to investigate the lack of shops in the parliamentary zone.

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Foreign Affairs enters embassies row

At the proposed site, Yarralumla resident, Dr Alan Cowan, is part of a campaign hoping to stop the development of diplomatic housing in Stirling Park, Yarralumla.

Ross Peake Foreign Affairs has entered the row over siting a new diplomatic enclave at Stirling Park.

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No embassies in Stirling Park, say residents

Ross Peake Building embassies in Stirling Park will permanently damage the lake environment and limit the ability of Canberrans to use it in ways they may not yet appreciate, residents will tell a parliamentary...

Stirling Park embassies will 'forever damage lake environment'

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At the proposed site, Yarralumla resident, Dr Alan Cowan, is part of a campaign hoping to stop the development of diplomatic housing in Stirling Park, Yarralumla. 
1 Feb 2013.
Photo: Rohan Thomson. The Canberra Times.

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Ross Peake Putting embassies into Stirling Park will damage the greater lake environment forever and impact on its ability to be used by Canberrans in ways we may not even yet appreciate, residents will tell a...

Embassies should be in Molongo, inquiry hears

DFAT's Sally Mansfield.

Ross Peake Any new diplomatic enclave should be built in the greenfields area of Molongo rather than the established Stirling Park, a parliamentary inquiry has been told.

Inquiry backs opposition to new embassies

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At the proposed site, Yarralumla resident, Dr Alan Cowan, is part of a campaign hoping to stop the development of diplomatic housing in Stirling Park, Yarralumla. 
1 Feb 2013.
Photo: Rohan Thomson. The Canberra Times.

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Ross Peake A parliamentary inquiry has backed objections of residents to building new embassies at Stirling Park, and criticised the ad hoc approach to allocating land for new missions.

Embassies unlikely for Stirling Park

Ross Peake New embassies are unlikely to be built in Stirling Park after a parliamentary inquiry backed objections of residents to the controversial proposal, and criticised the ad hoc approach to allocating...

King to act 'soon' on Stirling Park

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Ross Peake Territories Minister Catherine King is promising to make an early decision on the controversial plan to build embassies in Stirling Park.

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NCA withdraws embassy proposal for Stirling Park

08 August 2012, News, Journalist Chris Johnson, Canberra Times, PHOTO by Jay Cronan. Local residents near Stirling Park in Yarralumla unhappy about the NCA proposal for embassies to be built on the land.

Ross Peake The controversial plan to build embassies in Stirling Park is officially dead today as the National Capital Authority withdraws the proposal.

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