Category: Curtin

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

Posted in Curtin, Curtin General

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

Posted in Community Groups, Curtin General, Uncategorized

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

Posted in Current Issues, Curtin, Uncategorized

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

Posted in Current Issues, Curtin, Uncategorized

Rally – 11am Saturday 21st January in Curtin Square

Please Walk or Bike to the rally  if you can – parking is always tight, and will be very challenged on Saturday. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Save Curtin Square Protest Rally 11am Saturday 21 January 2017 Come along to hear about the development

Posted in Current Issues, Curtin

Book launch – 4 pm, Thursday 8 December

Book launch for Curtin turns 50 at 4 pm, Thursday 8 December. All are very welcome at the launch of the book Curtin turns 50: the story of a Canberra suburb 1964–2014. It is all about the history of your

Posted in Curtin HIstory

Meeting with the Planning Directorate

Meeting with the Planning Directorate of the ACT Government. Following an exchange of letters with the Minister, and with the Minister’s encouragement, two Committee members from the Curtin Residents Association met with the Project Manager for the Curtin Group Centre

Posted in CRA Committee, Current Issues, Curtin

Plant and cake stall

Plant and cake stall at the Curtin shops from 9 am to 12 noon, Saturday 26 November. The Curtin Shops Garden Group is raising funds for the restoration of the John Curtin Garden, which is the garden at the shops

Posted in Community Groups, Curtin

Questions on planning for Curtin shops sent to ACT Election Candidates

The following email was sent to Candidates in the Electorate of Murrumbidgee about the Proposed Development of 44 Curtin Place (Curtin Shops) We are writing to you as a candidate for the seat of Murrumbidgee in the upcoming ACT election.

Posted in Current Issues, Curtin

44 Curtin Place Proposal

The proposal to demolish and rebuild on 44 Curtin Place led to the developer organising three information sessions, a week apart, in June.  The sessions were well attended, particularly the third session as the word from the first two spread around the community.  

Posted in Current Issues, Curtin General