April 2014 archive

Apr 26

Ten reasons why the CBD to South East Light Rail will benefit Matraville and Maroubra residents – 26th April 2014

26th April 2014 Carlos Da Rocha Secretary, Matraville Precinct Committee Randwick City Council area. Dear Carlos Here are the 10 reasons you requested as to why I think the CBD South East Light Rail (CSELR) project will benefit (or not disadvantage) residents in the Matraville area of Randwick City Council. In short, Matraville residents will …

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Apr 18

CBD to South East Light Rail (CSELR) will have excess capacity of at least 2,000 despite planned for reduced services at start up – 17th April 2014

Open letter to the Precinct Office holders of Randwick City Council From Randwick Greens Councillor Murray Matson I don’t normally challenge the public views of our hard working elected local Precinct officers but in this case I feel that I have no alternative because the facts being presented are so wrong. “R Mackenzie, Kensington” (presumably …

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Apr 17

Tree clearing start on frontage of Argyle Crescent Site – Greens say former Federal Labor Government should have put it back into the Randwick Environment Park

An anticipated removal of trees began this morning along the eastern side of the Australian Defence owned Argyle Crescent site known locally as the “Bermuda Triangle.” Greens Councillor Murray Matson says the removals are unnecessary as the site could have been made part of the adjacent Randwick Environment Park by the former Federal Labor Government. …

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Apr 12

Fresh Randwick Council attempt to be made for the reinstatement of the “Bermuda Triangle” land on Argyle Crescent back into the sensitive Randwick Environment Park.

Randwick’s so-called “Bermuda Triangle” issue has flared up again with the Randwick-Botany Greens noting that both Labor and Liberal Commonwealth governments have failed to save it as environment park land. Several years ago the Greens tried unsuccessfully to have the triangular piece of land at 4R Argyle Crescent in Southern Randwick put back in to the …

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Apr 07

Randwick Council Greens Councillors respond to 5th Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – 7th April 2014

Randwick’s Green Councillors have responded to last week’s release of the 5th Report of the IPCC with motions to next week’s Council meeting. Councillor Lindsay Shurey will note the sea level rize risks to Council’s beach infrastructure. Text of motion: “That, not-with-standing our current LEP provisions, Council responds to the recent release of the 5th …

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Apr 05

Historic WA Senate election now under way – 5th April 2014

UPDATE: The Randwick-Botany Greens congratulate WA Greens Senator Scott Ludlum on his succesful re-election on Saturday Here is a couple of alternative web sites covering today’s WA senate election that allow comments. Be impressed as posters vie with each other in making their best predictions on the outcome. Will Clive Palmer’s bold claim of winning …

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Apr 03

How Should Randwick Councillors Respond to the “Summary for Policy Makers” from the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change? – April 3rd 2014

What is the local message for your own Randwick City Councillors from the recently released Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change? The Panel has produced a “Summary for Policy Makers” document. Greens Councillor Murray Matson is asking local residents to read it and then use it to lobby himself and …

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