Author: chris johnson

General meeting on Curtin Planning – Sunday 3 December 2017

The Curtin Residents Association will hold a meeting on 3 December to talk about recent planning developments for Curtin. The ACT Government Directorate of Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development has been running an invited Community Panel to work towards a

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First Curtin Autumn Fair Saturday 6 May

The first Curtin Autumn Fair will be held on Saturday 6 May, 10am to 2pm in Curtin Square. The Fair will celebrate and build Curtin’s community spirit that was seen so strongly in action over summer. This is the first

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Development Application Rejected by ACTPLA

The ACT Planning and Land Authority has rejected the developer’s application to redevelop 44 Curtin Place. This is very welcome news – but it’s not the end of the story. We’ll keep you posted. For more details see the Curtin

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Curtin Square planning petition signed by 22% of Curtin

The Association’s petition to the legislative assembly asking that the Minister stick to the building heights in the draft Master Plan, of 2 storeys in the square and 4 outside it – it’s attracted over 847 signatures from adults living in

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Successful rally in Curtin Square

It was a great morning to come to Curtin Square, over 700 people were there. A great morning, and  hopes for success. The rally is reported in the Canberra Times 21 January online: Curtin says no to high rise development. Thanks to everyone

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Caroline Le Couteur says “finalise the Master Plan before developments are approved”

Caroline Le Couteur, Member of the ACT Legislative Assembly, has issued media release – it calls for the Curtin Master Plan to be finalised before the development application is approved. http://wvcc.org.au/le-couteur-calls-finalisation-master-plan-curtin-development/

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Curtin Place Development – on the radio and print media

Our concern about the Curtin Place development proposal was featured in the Canberra Times on Wednesday 11 January:  Curtin Call to Reduce Size of Development and in the CT editorial on Thursday 12 January: Curtin Shops Proposal the Canary in the Coalmine (Destroying

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CRA newsletter for January

The Curtin Residents Association newsletter for January describes what is proposed in the Development Application for Curtin Place, and why we object. The most effective things to do are to come to the rally, and to submit your own objection to

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