September 2015 archive

Sep 25

Randwick Council 2015 Mayoral Elections – 25th September 2015

Open letter to Randwick City Councillors on my voting intentions in the 2015 Mayoral Election Hello my fellow Randwick City Councillors. I wish to inform you that I will be voting for my Greens colleague Councillor Lindsay Shurey in our Mayoral election on Tuesday night. If she is unsuccessful and falls out then I will …

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Sep 18

High Cross Park and the CSELR: How the Battle to Save It From a Light Rail Interchange Was Won – 18th September 2015

The saving of Randwick’s High Cross Park is a story of an organised community campaign and its local Council putting money and resources into working positively with the State Government to scope out an alternative light rail interchange site. It has little to do with the input of State MP’s. The heroes of this weeks’ announced change …

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Sep 17

Greens say High Cross Park light rail interchange movement a big win for community activists – 17th September 2015

Randwick Green Councillors Lindsay Shurey and Murray Matson have reacted favourably to this morning’s announcement that the State Government will move the contentious light rail interchange out of High Cross Park at Randwick Junction. Councillor Shurey was instrumental in responding to community calls for action to save the park with her “Fair Go For Randwick” …

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Sep 09

Another view on the abandoned shopping trolley menace – 9th September 2015

The Editor The Southern Courier Dear Editor Are we ignoring a social inequity in favour of urban beautification when we call for the removal of abandoned shopping trolleys from our streets? I believe that most residents wouldn’t wheel groceries home in a commandeered trolley if they had an alternative. I suspect many can’t afford cars …

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