Monthly Archive: May 2016

May 21

Greens NSW upper house MLC launches James Macdonald’s campaign in Randwick High Cross Park Park that local Green Councillors helped local residents protect from the CBD to South East Light Rail – 21st May 2016

James Macdonald Kingsford Smith Campaign launch in High Cross Park May 2106

Greens NSW Transport MP Mehreen Faruqi launched James Macdonald’s second campaign for the federal seat of Kingsford Smith in the local park that Green Councillor Lindsay Shurey’s Randwick Council motion helped save from a planned light rail interchange. Councillor Shurey’s motion initiated a successful search by Council and the State Government for an alternative site …

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May 19

Randwick Council urged to call on Coogee MP Bruce Notley-Smith to arrange a ‘fine-tuning’ meeting with light rail Minister to save The Tree of Knowledge and The Kingsford Gate Tree – 17th May 2016

Randwick’s Green Councillors are proposing some “localized fine tuning” in the design of the CBD to South East Light Rail line in order to retain two iconic trees in the Kingsford and Randwick areas. The Greens are hoping to enlist the crucial support of Coogee MP Bruce Notley-Smith to arrange a meeting between the Council’s …

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May 09

NSW Premier’s 10 cent levy on beverage containers will be welcomed by local NSW Councils struggling with land fill shortages – 9th May 2016

9th May 2016 Letter to the Editor The Southern Courier Dear Editor The Premier’s positive ecological step-forward in bringing in a 10 cent levy on beverage containers will be welcomed by local NSW Councils struggling with land fill shortages. This bold move should be inspiring to the Prime Minister who could respond by bringing in …

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May 08

The-Yes-Men-Are-Revolting – 8th May 2016



May 03

Founder member of the Randwick-Botany Greens Dr John Kaye passes away – 3rd May 2015

The late Dr John Kaye, Greens MLC for NSW.

The Randwick-Botany Greens note with great sadness the passing last night of Greens MLC Dr John Kaye. As a Greens MLC for NSW John was a compelling and articulate ambassador for the vision of making NSW 100% free of fossil fuel in the generation of power.  It is tragic that he has gone just as global traction may …

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