Good intentions do not sell themselves

By The Canberra Times
Updated April 23 2018 - 1:06pm, first published September 8 2015 - 8:14am

When Brindabella Christian College was awarded a Commonwealth grant in 2014 to build a much-needed sports pavilion and outdoor sports courts, administrators faced a conundrum: the only feasible site was on land that is nominally part of the Lyneham Neighbourhood Oval. But since the college was already using part of the oval as a car park (with the ACT government's permission) administrators foresaw few obstacles in siting the development there. But how to get around the pick-up and drop-off issues stemming from the car park's loss – not to mention the proposed sports pavilion's intrusion on to the oval beyond the boundaries of the existing car park.

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