Gay Retirement Village an Australian First

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Australia’s first retirement village for gay, lesbian and transgender people will help tackle discrimination, it’s developer says. Bacchus Marsh-born Peter Dickson said the $26 million Linton Estate to be built in Ballan in regional Victoria will be marketed to the homosexual community but would welcome any “like-minded” or tolerant residents. There will be 120 self-contained units on the 7.5 hectare site, plus tennis courts, a bowling green, an open-air theatre and multi-million dollar leisure centre