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Oaks Estate in the Media


Steve Doszpot quits Assembly with a mission to raise awareness of ...

The Canberra Times-23 Oct. 2017
Mr Doszpot has also taken on the cause of Oaks Estate, which he describes as one of the most ignored parts of Canberra, where there is no ...

ACT election promises for 'forgotten suburb' of Oaks Estate ...
ABC Local-10 Oct. 2016
The original settlement of Oaks Estate pre-dates the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) being established more than 100 years ago. It is often ...

The Canberra Times-1 Oct. 2017
The ACT government has revealed why the ACT Heritage Council ruminated for 16 years about placing Oaks Estate on the heritage register.

Oaks Estate residents fear loss of heritage protection
Jun 9, 2015 - As the ACT Heritage Council debates whether to protect Oaks Estate, residents fear heritage is being watered down in the 180-year-old village ...

If Oaks Estate isn't worthy of heritage listing then what is?
Apr 24, 2017 - While heritage, like beauty, is often in the eye of the beholder it can be argued Oaks Estate, one of the oldest and most idiosyncratic villages in ...

The village people: how years of neglect created Oaks Estate's unique ...
Apr 24, 2017 - After more than 16 years in a backlog of listings, the ACT Heritage Council this month rejected the nomination for Oaks Estate to become a ...

Oaks Estate residents unhappy about being asked to clean their ...
The Canberra Times-9 Nov. 2015
Residents of Oaks Estate have criticised the ACT government's lack of attention to the historic village, insulted at being asked to clean a public toilet...

'Less accountability' for Heritage Council under proposed ...

The Canberra Times-10 May 2017
Kate Gauthier is concerned about heritage being destroyed at Oaks Estate. Photo: Jamila Toderas. As it stands, every notice of decision must ...

The village people: how years of neglect created Oaks Estate's ...
The Canberra Times-23 Apr. 2017
After more than 16 years in a backlog of listings, the ACT Heritage Council this month rejected the nomination for Oaks Estate to become a ...

'Duplicate listings' contribute to ACT Heritage Assessment backlog

The Canberra Times-9 Mar. 2017
Duplicate nominations are contributing to a backlog of ACT heritage listings, a parliamentary committee has heard. While the backlog has ..

Oaks Estate's river walk is a life changing experience
The Canberra Times-20 Dec. 2016
Oaks Estate unit dwellers, Karl Steiner, 50, and his dog, Sheba, 6, walk Oaks Estateriver corridor heritage trail every day. Mr Steiner said it ...

Pockets of disadvantage feeding Canberra's obesity, smoking rates ...
The Canberra Times-30 Nov. 2016
The Oaks Estate, Tuggeranong and Belconnen are home to the national capital's highest rates of smokers, obese and overweight residents, ...

Oaks Estate residents unhappy about being asked to clean their public toilet
The Canberra Times-9 Nov. 2015
Residents of Oaks Estate have criticised the ACT government's lack of attention to the historic village, insulted at being asked to clean a public ...

Bus route from Oaks Estate to Queanbeyan boosted, but no ACTION ...
The Canberra Times-20 Jul. 2016
Queanbeyan bus services for disadvantaged and vulnerable residents in OaksEstate will be boosted, but the ACT suburb will remain without a ...

Oaks Estate a de facto mental health detention centre, say residents
The Canberra Times-26 May 2016
About 43 per cent [78] of Oaks Estate's 181 homes are public housing. Progress association secretary, Kate Gauthier, said more than half of ...

Residents break silence on Oaks Estate
The Canberra Times-7 Mar. 2015
At 2am on a summer's night in Oaks Estate, the Griffin family wakes to screams. A man is dragging a woman by her hair up a footpath outside ...

Master plan for historic Oaks Estate in ACT finally released
ABC Online-22 Dec. 2014
A long-awaited master plan for the historic village of Oaks Estate, east of Canberra, has been released today, stressing the importance of the ...

Picture this: art and water works at Oaks Estate

The Canberra Times-17 Nov. 2013
The night skyline at historical (begun in 1837), ever-battling, ever-neglected but full-of-character Oaks Estate is about to be dramatically ...

Braddon, Kingston ... Oaks Estate? Hot spot out of hiding

The Canberra Times-26 Apr. 2013
The much-maligned border suburb of Oaks Estate is not usually linked with the affluent and bustling areas of Braddon, Kingston and Downer.