Mayor's column

Don’t miss out on your chance to comment on the draft Integrated Transport Strategy. As part of this process, a number of draft action plans, including the Rural Roads Action Plan, Bungendore Transport Action Plan, Queanbeyan Transport Action Plan and the Braidwood Transport Action Plan, have been developed.

Have your say on the Integrated Transport Strategy. Photo: file.

Have your say on the Integrated Transport Strategy. Photo: file.

The Integrated Transport Strategy looks at pedestrian and bike planning, public transport and plans for roads more generally. These are all open for community comment until Monday 22 January. They can all be viewed at


If you are looking for more things to do with the kids these holidays, the Braidwood Library will be having fun with Lego every Wednesday afternoon from 1.30-4pm during the January school holidays. 

The Queanbeyan Library also has a number of activities, including a free family movie and a summer reading club. Visit the library website at for more information.

Summer Activation Week

The Q-One Aquatics and Indoor Sports team are looking forward to the Summer Activation Week which starts this week. Entry to the events is free, but we will making a collection for three local charities via a gold coin donation. The activities include novelty races, Ultimate Frisbee, Tarzan swing, Safe Archery, race the lifeguards and a jumping castle. There will also be a free barbecue and a movie on the outdoor screen.

First up is the Braidwood Pool on Friday 12 January, from 4pm-10pm. Bungendore Pool will then host the event on Saturday 13 January from 4pm-10pm.

We will be at Captains Flat Pool on Sunday 14 January, 4pm-10pm. At Queanbeyan Pool, the event is from 12pm-10pm on Saturday 10 January and finally, Sunday 21 January will be at Rockley Oval in Googong from 4pm-10pm.

Axis Youth Centre and Q-One Indoor Sports:

School holiday programs are available at Axis Youth Centre and Q-One Indoor Sports. The Axis Youth Centre’s program begins on Tuesday 16 January. Activities include Zone3 laser games, time at the Queanbeyan Pool, a movie at Hoyts, a Koori Boys Group outing and more. Contact the centre on 6285 6341 or see them on Facebook for more information. Q-One Indoor Sports are running their holiday program from 8 January through to 25 January and includes using the inflatables and a variety of sports and games. Contact the centre on 6285 6993 to book.