January 2014 archive

Jan 19

Potential Impact on Kensington and Kingsford Residents from Proposed Heavy Rail Tunneling Option – January 18 2014

Open letter to the resident Precinct Committees of Randwick City Council from Greens Councillor Murray Matson Dear Precincts On January 6th this year Randwick Liberal Councillor Robert Belleli issued a media release in which he floated the idea of building a heavy rail station in Kingsford serviced by underground tunnels instead of the announced surface …

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Jan 18

Letter to the Editor in response to: “Light Rail not needed” (Southern Courier, January 18th 2014)

The Editor The Southern Courier Dear Editor Re: “Light Rail not needed” by Councillor Robert Belleli Last week anti-light rail Liberal Councillor Robert Belleli emailed residents suggesting that Kingsford should have a heavy rail station instead of a light rail line. Now he claims (“Light Rail not needed”) that we have “an almost perfect” bus …

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Jan 10

NSW Council Amalgamations: Botany Council to go – maybe Randwick, Waverley and Woollahra too – January 10th 2014

The Government released the final reports of the Independent Local Government Review Panel and the Local Government Acts Taskforce a few days ago. The Government may or may not take up two options for south eastern Sydney. In either case Botany Council will be absorbed. Randwick Greens Councillor Murray Matson says the Greens are not …

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Jan 05

Randwick Council voted for a price on carbon emissions in 2013 the hottest year on record – 5th January 2014

In November Randwick City Council voted for a Greens motion to write to federal politicians advocating the retention of a market based system for setting a price on carbon emissions. Now the ABC (the thing some Liberals apparently want to privatize) is telling us that 2013 was the hottest Australian year “since records began in …

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