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Curtin draft master plan revealed
Visitors walk through the Curtin Shops during the development's 50th birthday celebrations in 2014.
An aerial shot of the Curtin shops.
Its village character and valued open
spaces are at the heart of the ACT
government s draft master plan for the
Curtin group centre.
Planning Minister Mick Gentleman
said the local community s affection
for the suburb was on show at the 50th
birthday celebrations in 2014 and the
design served to retain the cherished
features of the group centre.
"The Curtin draft master plan
acknowledges, and is careful to retain,
the good elements of the group
centre s design, such as the sunny
central courtyard, while seeking to
improve the connections to the
surrounding suburbs and encourage
more after-hours activity," he said.
As per community wishes, the
master plan looks to maintain open
spaces to the west, retain the village
character of the centre and improve
bike and footpath connections.
Along with upgrades to lighting and
parking facilities the plans respond to
a call to make the central courtyard a
Mr Gentleman said the draft
masterplan offered a range of
economic opportunities including a
residential development close to the
group centre which would generate
It recommends the possible
redevelopment of the Statesman Hotel
by allowing building heights of up to
six storeys and includes the
identification of a redevelopment site
on Strangway Street of up to two
storeys for the expansion of health and
commercial uses. The draft master
plan is available for public comment
until February 5, 2015 at
have lot to give
Member for Canberra
This month I turn 52. I feel I m in the
prime of my life -- professionally,
personally and physically. I know most
Canberrans of my vintage feel the
So I was alarmed at this year s
Australian Human Rights Commission
survey, which found more than one
quarter of 50-plus Australians have
experienced some form of age
discrimination in the workplace and
nearly one third of those aged 60 to 64.
One third experienced
discrimination when they were
applying for a job. And sadly, one third
gave up looking altogether as a result.
Australia has an ageing population.
By 2060, our population is
projected to reach 38 million and
14.4 per cent will be over 75.
This is an overwhelmingly positive
outcome for our nation. It means we re
living longer and healthier lives.
But we need to ensure those longer
and healthier lives are rich and
rewarding, with meaningful and active
engagement in the workforce until
The Age Discrimination
Commissioner estimates the
opportunity cost of the
underemployment or unemployment
of mature Australians is about
$10 billion a year. That s a lot of
benefit we re denying ourselves from
discriminatory workplace cultures.
So next time you are looking for a
new team member or wading through
a pile of resumes, I encourage you to
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