Queanbeyan Conservation Alliance

Government fails our community

‘The truth is: the natural world is changing. And we are totally dependent on that world. It provides our food, water and air. It is the most precious thing we … Continue reading


Council to meet affected residents to discuss EDE construction issues

  Queanbeyan residents have persuaded council staff to convene a meeting to hear their concerns about the difficult conditions arising from construction of the Ellerton Drive Extension (EDE). Dozens of … Continue reading

May 4, 2018

Residents suffering unacceptable impacts from EDE construction; time to hold council to account

Residents living along the Ellerton Drive Extension (EDE) alignment are suffering noise, dust and vibrations that are causing damage to homes. It’s impossible to dry washing outside. Dust collects in … Continue reading

April 29, 2018

EDE destruction zone destroying wildlife homes

From down town Queanbeyan you can’t see the dreadful damage being done on the Eastern Escarpment to build the developer’s road – the Ellerton drive Extension (EDE). This photo of … Continue reading

March 12, 2018

Auditor-General asked to investigate EDE contract

  It’s now apparent why Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council (QPRC) was reluctant to disclose its agreement with Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) for the Ellerton Drive Extension (EDE) when asked, through … Continue reading

January 18, 2018

Still time to halt the EDE – more petition signatures presented

It’s still not too late to stop the Ellerton Drive Extension (EDE), with construction work yet to commence. So we presented more signatures to the 13 December meeting of Queanbeyan-Palerang … Continue reading

January 18, 2018

Comments closing on draft Integrated Transport Strategy

The long-awaited transport strategy for Queanbeyan-Palerang has been issued for public comment but you don’t have long. True to form, the council issued the strategy and accompanying action plans just … Continue reading

January 18, 2018

Mayor and Deputy Premier confirm EDE failure

The prospect of the $86 million Ellerton Drive Extension (EDE) providing any real relief from heavy vehicle traffic through the Queanbeyan CBD has now been thoroughly discredited – by the … Continue reading

January 17, 2018