Deakin Residents’ Association Inc. is a non-profit association incorporated in the Australian Capital Territory

DRA objectives are:

To enhance the residential, suburban, social and environmental qualities of Deakin, consistent with garden city planning principles.

To contribute through community discussion to planning and land management in the ACT as it impacts on Deakin residents.

Membership is open

  1. to any resident of Deakin, ‘
  2. the holder of a residential lease in Deakin,  or 
  3. is approved by the Committee as sharing the objectives of the Association.
Apply for membership by clicking the button below.

Our current focus is on:

  1. Retaining Deakin’s garden-suburb environment
  2. Overflow parking into Deakin streets
  3. Vehicle numbers, speed, and pedestrian safety
  4. Impact and benefits of proposed Light Rail
  5. Constraining non-compliant property developers and dodgy builders
  6. Being proactive to improve our suburb

The Committee for 2020-21 is:

  • President – John Bell
  • Vice-Pres – George Wilson
  • Secretary – Martin Jennings
  • Treasurer – Bruce Taplin
  • Member – Di Johnstone [Public Officer]
  • Member – Peter Boege (retired)
  • Member –  Helen Allnutt
  • Member –  Sue Gage
  • Member –    Krystyna Fitzgerald
  • Member –    Emily Ross (Retired)