Queanbeyan Conservation Alliance

The Ellerton Drive Extension – a shameful act of destruction

Giant box gum trees have been felled, thundering to the ground, as Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council started destroying our unique environment along the route of the proposed Ellerton Drive Extension (EDE) … Continue reading


Your turn to quiz the candidates

Want to use your vote to secure a better transport plan and stop the proposed Ellerton Drive Extension (EDE)? Find out what the candidates for QPRC have to say at … Continue reading

August 16, 2017

Tim Overall confirms council bid

Council Administrator Tim Overall has confirmed he will contest the September council elections and has listed the proposed Ellerton Drive Extension (EDE) as a priority if he is elected. He … Continue reading

August 1, 2017

Now you see them, now you don’t…the case of the disappearing public documents

Early documents about the proposed Ellerton Drive Extension (EDE) have been removed from the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council’s website. Go to the search bar on the website and you’ll see that … Continue reading

July 30, 2017

NSW Govt abandons forced council mergers….but what about us?

The NSW Liberal-National Government has abandoned any more forced council mergers ahead of the local elections on 9 September. But where does that leave us here in Queanbeyan-Palerang? The Administrator’s … Continue reading

July 27, 2017

Opposition continues to grow – petition approaching 1500 signatures

Opposition to the proposed Ellerton Drive Extension (EDE) continues to grow, with the number of people who have signed our petition approaching 1500. We presented 37 more signatures on our … Continue reading

July 27, 2017

More conversations about why the proposed EDE is such a bad idea

Our team of volunteers braved the biting cold weather on Saturday morning to talk to shoppers at Karabar about what’s wrong with the proposed Ellerton Drive Extension (EDE). A lot … Continue reading

July 9, 2017

One year on – were still working to stop the EDE

We marked the first year since the government-appointed council Administrator approved the Ellerton Drive Extension (EDE) with a demonstration. Our group set up outside the office of the Member for … Continue reading

July 1, 2017