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Oaks Estate in the media

Oaks Estate's river walk is a life changing experience 

A part of the 2014 Oaks Estate Masterplan, the trail is one of a number of recent and ongoing developments designed to make Oaks Estate, which has been described as the ACT's "forgotten suburb", a better place to live and visit.


The Gillespie Park toilet block is due to be completed in January, 2017, and increased QCity Transit bus services were rolled out in July.


Bus route from Oaks Estate to Queanbeyan boosted
The Canberra Times-20 Jul. 2016
Queanbeyan bus services for disadvantaged and vulnerable residents in OaksEstate will be boosted.

Oaks Estate welcomes major shift in government attitude to forgotten ...
The Canberra Times-20 Jul. 2016
Residents of Oaks Estate have welcomed a "fundamental shift" in government thinking toward the forgotten suburb, which they say is finally ...

The Canberra Times-18 May 2016
Another $15.8 million will be spent on projects from Oaks Estate to the southern edge of Lake Burley Griffin and Kingston. Canberra's newer ...

The Canberra Times-18 Apr. 2015

Master plan for historic Oaks Estate in ACT finally released - ABC ...
www.abc.net.au/news/2014-12-23/master...for...oaks-estate.../5986018
Dec 22, 2014 - A long-awaited master plan for the historic village of Oaks Estate east of Canberra is released, stressing the importance of the village's heritage ...

Oaks Estate family flourish as kitchen gardeners
Good Food-24 Nov. 2014
Pondering: Several varieties of frogs live in Fiona MacGregor's pond in Oaks Estate. Photo: Graham Tidy. Peter O'Dea and Fiona MacGregor ...

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 ...

Property hot spots: Braddon, Kingston ... Oaks Estate?
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.

Rich history belies Oaks Estate's reputation
The Canberra Times-5 Feb. 2012
Oaks Estate, a forgotten village on Canberra's eastern outskirts, may not have completely shed its crime haven status, but is nonetheless ...