Defence Housing Australia (DHA) is proposing to develop ‘Lawson North’ into a vibrant and connected community for Defence families and the local community.


Located just nine kilometres from Canberra’s CBD, an opportunity exists to live in a new community within the heart of Belconnen— a highly connected site minutes from the city centre and the road networks that connect you to the rest of Canberra, from Gungahlin to Woden and beyond.


Staying true to Canberra’s Bush Capital concept, and with respect to the environmental and heritage attributes of the site, the majority of the land will be preserved for conservation to protect areas of ecological and historical significance.


Future residents will enjoy international-standard facilities on their doorstep including the Australian Institute of Sport, GIO Stadium, University of Canberra and Calvary Hospital.


Lawson North is currently in the planning and design stage. The draft master plan is currently being revised following extensive community consultation. The revised plan will include a mix of traditional homes and medium-density living.


It is anticipated that key approvals will be sought in late 2021. Following approvals, construction is anticipated to commence in 2023 and dwelling construction to be completed late 2024.


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