Artarmon Station Accessibility

Update May 24, 2021 – The APA is concerned that the existing walkway from the Artarmon train station to Wilkes plaza is not Disability Discrimination Act compliant. If you have experienced any issues or avoid the walkway due to safety concerns, please let us know via the APA secretary. (see the About Us page) The […]

Artarmon Parklands Pavilion (former Artarmon Bowling Club)

Update September 10, 2021 – Review of the DA determination is on the agenda for the Council meeting on 13th September. August 13, 2021 – At the 2 August 2021 WCC meeting, a motion was passed calling for the WLPP to review DA 2021/5. The APA is waiting for clarification by Council on next steps and […]

Recycling for the Community Gardens

All Willoughby residents can now donate their empty bottles and cans to support Artarmon Parklands Community Garden. This is a great initiative supported by the Artarmon Progress Association. For more information see HERE

Local Centres Strategy to 2026

Update August 13 2021. – Local Environmental Plan (LEP) The new LEP will be released for community consultation soon (awaiting approval from the NSW Government). LEPs are the main planning tool to shape the future of communities and ensure local development is done appropriately. APA is keen to engage the community on this important topic. […]

Wilkes Ave Public Domain Upgrade

Update September 10, 2021 – Council is hoping to have the new lighting installed in Wilkes Ave in October. April 24, 2021 – Construction of one side of the raised wombat crossing has been delayed due to unexpected sewerage & telecommunication services located underground and weather. Once complete, hopefully in the next 1-2 weeks, work will […]

Channel 9 Site Redevelopment

Update September 20, 2021 – Stage 2 DA – Mirvac has just lodged an application to modify the basement design of the approved Stage 2 DA for the site to allow for the required 21 visitor parking spaces. Mirvac has advised the proposed design changes relate to works below ground level only and will not alter […]

Chatswood to St Leonards Bicycle Route Improvement Plan

Update September 10, 2021 – WCC Traffic Committee has approved the plans for the two bike paths between Chatswood and St Leonards.  runs alongside the Pacific Highway from Chatswood to St Leonards 2. runs alongside Hampden Rd, through the Artarmon local centre and then runs along Herbert St to St Leonards. APA still has concerns […]

Northern Corridor Metro Rail Project

May 26, 2020 – The APA submission regarding the design and location of the electrical power substation for the Sydney Metro can be found HERE. The Artarmon Progress Association submission can be found HERE. The submission regarding the location of underground cabling for this project can be found HERE.

APA Submission on DA for 84 Hampden Road

March 21,2020. The Artarmon Progress Association has expressed its strong objection to the Willoughby City Council on the Development Application proposed for 84 Hampton Road Artarmon. In the submission the APA expresses it strong objection to further saturation of Artarmon with such facilities and requests that this application be refused. The full submission can be […]

Willoughby City Council – Draft Integrated Transport Strategy 2036

May 17, 2021. Update – The Willoughby City Council response to submissions on draft Willoughby Integrated Transport Strategy (ITS) 2036 can be found HERE. April 13, 2020. The Artarmon Progress Association (APA) has provided comments on the Willoughby City Council Draft Integrated Transport Strategy 2036. The APA has sought and incorporated input in this submission […]