Monthly Archive: October 2017

Oct 15

UPDATE: Former Randwick Greens Mayor on why Crepe Myrtles were cut down by Council outside Randwick Community Centre – October 15th 2017

This is an update to the article posted by Greens Councillor Murray Matson in response to community concerns over Randwick Council’s removal of two rows of non-native Crepe Myrtles outside the Randwick Community Centre. Randwick Council staff have now provided me with this artist’s impression of what the new landscaping will look like when completed. …

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Oct 12

Former Randwick Greens Mayor on why Crepe Myrtles were cut down by Council outside Randwick Community Centre – October 12th 2017

Response by Randwick Greens Councillor Murray Matson to “Majestic Myrtles Down To Stumps” (Southern Courier, Oct 10 2017 page 5) There is a species of Crepe Myrtle (Lagerstroemia archeriana) that is native to Australia but the ones removed by Randwick City Council were actually of the Indian eastern Asian species Lagerstroemia indica. These Crepe Myrtles …

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Oct 11

Randwick Greens Mayor Lindsay Shurey firms up Randwick Council support for a YES vote on marriage equality but Liberals try to rescind – 11th October 2017

11th October 2017 The Editor Southern Courier As of last Tuesday night Randwick Council now officially supports a YES vote in the postal survey on marriage equality. This position came as a result of further debate on a previous recommendation by Greens Mayor Lindsay Shurey. This formalizing of the position came after an earlier decision …

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