Author: chris johnson

Presentations on the Master Plan at the 8 May meeting

Chris Johnson introduction-pdf Robin Stanton Building Heights part1-pdf   /  part2-pdf Ian Elsum Shadows and sunshine part1 /  part2 / part3 Ivan Johnstone Parking and services Curtin parking on verge photo  / Curtin waste bins photo/ Johnstone-feedback 2 May 2018

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CRA meeting about the new Draft Master Plan for Curtin Group Centre – public responses are open

The Curtin Residents Association will hold a meeting for members and interested prospective members on Sunday 6 May, from 2 to 4 pm. This time we will be at the Hughes Community Centre at the Hughes shops. At this meeting

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Submission on ACT Government Housing Choices Discussion Paper

The Curtin Residents Association has made a submission on the issues and planning aspects of the discussion paper, rather than try to answer the prompt questions. You are welcome to reuse any part of this for your own submission. Curtin

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Fences in Curtin Square January 2018

All of the shops in the block at 44 Curtin Place are now closed and an ugly fence has been erected on public land around the building – but no demolition or rebuilding work has been approved. The leaseholder has made no new proposal

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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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