Woden Projects

We're working on a number of projects across Woden from major infrastructure projects and road upgrades through to land releases and community spaces. Not all of these projects are open for community engagement, but you can find out more about each in the table below.

Projects Underway

Project What's it about? Where can I find out more?
Woden Bus Depot Work to recommission the Woden bus depot at Phillip is progressing. The new depot will improve the efficiency and reliability of the Transport Canberra bus service as buses can be garaged closer to the areas they service, creating less out of service running and a more responsive and flexible operation. Click here
Woden Community Centre The ACT Government is designing a multi-purpose community building to meet the growing needs of both not for profit and government service providers in Woden. Send an email
Heysen Street LinkWe're improving connectivity for walking and cycling between Weston Creek and Woden with three projects being delivered.Click here
Active travel improvements We're creating more opportunities to get out of the car and jump on your bike in the Woden Town Centre. This includes constructing a 1.1 kilometre dedicated on-road cycleway in the Woden Town Centre. Click here
Various private DAs A number of private developments are underway or proposed for the Woden region. Through the Development Assessment (DA) process, community have the opportunity to comment on proposed development as it moves through the assessment process. Click here
Land Release Program The Indicative Land Release Program aims to make sure enough land is released to the market to cater for Canberra’s growth and change as we build a compact, liveable and sustainable city. The program has indicated a number of sites in the Woden region for release throughout 2020-2021. Click here
Athllon Drive Corridor We are improving safety of the Athllon Drive corridor through several upgrades which include duplication of the remaining unduplicated sections of the road.

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Centenary Hospital for Women and Children Expansion We have invested more than $50 million to expand the Centenary Hospital for Women and Children (CHWC). This is an exciting project that will ensure we are able to meet the growing health service demand from the Canberra community as our population continues to rapidly increase over coming years. Click here
Signalisation of the Launceston Street/Irving Street intersection The intersection of Launceston Street and Irving Street is being signalised to improve safety. Work commenced in early 2021 and is expected to be completed in September 2021. Click here

Projects Coming Up

Project What's it about? Where can I find out more?
Furzer St. Phillip development
Block 2, Section 180

The existing development site on the corner of Melrose Drive and Corinna Street in Phillip is to be released in early 2020 for future development. Send an email

Projects Completed


What's it about?

Where can I find out more?

Woden Experiment

We re-energised the Woden Town Centre through the #WodenExperiment.

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Demolition of the former CIT Woden We demolished buildings on Block 17 Section 1 Phillip, which was most recently the site of the CIT Woden Campus. The demolition reduced the risk of exposure to loose-fill friable asbestos and remediated the site to a stable condition. Click here
Woden and Mawson Master Plans We released master plans for the Woden town centre and Mawson centre and implemented their recommendations through variations to the Territory Plan. Click here
Southside Community Step Up Step Down The new Southside Community Step Up Step Down (SCSUSD) mental health facility opened in May 2021 in Gaunt Place, Garran. It is allowing more Canberrans to better transition between levels of support as their mental health needs change.
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