Development Proposal for 41 Curtin Place – With Q&A

A Development Application (DA) has been lodged with the ACT Environment and Planning Directorate. The proposal is to replace the north-western block of shops on the Curtin Square (the chemist, bookshop, milk bar, etc) with a six-storey building, including a double-height retail ground floor and five residential floors (50 apartments), with three levels of car parking underground. The total height above the square is 24 metres. The community has concerns

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Presentation by the John James Foundation for the Leukaemia foundation on a proposed respite care facility in Garran – Dec 14 Meeting

The proposed site in Garran was selected as being close to the hospital; thorough site assessment (including traffic noise, parking facilities, flood mitigation) and other environmental issues (such as walking trails and existing flora and fauna) were…

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Observations from Italy

Deputy Chair of WVCC, Mike Reddy, is currently touring through Italy and has sent up some observations relevant to WVCC. WVCC regularly discusses transport, urban planning, solar access and energy and community amenity. Mike’s travel diary touches on…

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