August 2018 archive

Greens Mayor Lindsay Shurey says protect Yarra Bay Beach with a NO to a cruise ship terminal at Port Botany – 29th August 2018

UPDATE The Greens candidate for Marouraba James Cruz say that insufficient infrastructure exists in the Port Botany area to justify a cruise ship terminal and that this deficiency will lead to a development push. He said: “It’s obvious that we should oppose it. We should focus on how this going ahead would change the whole …

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Greens candidate Dominic Wy Kanak for Wentworth by-election – 28th August 2018

Waverley Greens Councillor Dominic Wy Kanak is running for the Greens in the federal seat of Wentworth With federal politics imploding and the Liberal party betraying our collective future to personal ambition and narrow political posturing, the Greens are pleased to announce popular local councillor and First Nations advocate Dominic Wy Kanak as our candidate …

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Greens candidate James Cruz for Maroubra in March 2019: Election campaign officially launched today! – 25th August 2018

Senator Mehreen Faruqi has launched the Greens campaign for the seat of Maroubra with candidate James Cruz. She has welcomed his call for action on electricity prices and affordable housing. Senator Faruqi said, “Power prices are a massive issue for most Australians. All levels of government should be taking action to address the high prices …

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Greens Mayor Lindsay Shurey announces new look make-over for Coogee Bay Road- 21 August 2018

UPDATE: East Ward Greens Councillor Murray Matson states that his role will be to work with the Coogee community to achieve minimum disruption to either residents or the small businesses along the eastern end of of Coogee Bay Road. He said, “It will be great to see the old network of overhead power lines replaced …

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CBD to South East Light Rail: Greens Councillor Philipa Veitch keeps up pressure on the NSW Government to provide promised noise and light pollution mitigation measures to Kensington and Kingsford residents – 5th August 2018

Randwick City Council will chase up the NSW State Government over a failure to deliver promised noise mitigation to residents suffering CSELR light rail construction noise. Greens Councillor Philipa Veitch successfully moved at the Council’s 28th July 2018 meeting that it write to the NSW Government seeking full details on where the promise is up …

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Greens Mayor Lindsay Shurey celebrates her Council’s winning of three 2018 RH Dougherty Awards for excellence in communications – Friday 3 August 2018

DISCLAIMER: This document is a Randwick City Council media release Randwick Council scoops the pool in Local Government Awards for communication Randwick Council was last night recognised by peak body, Local Government NSW, for their excellence in communications at the 2018 RH Dougherty Awards, winning three out of four categories. The RH Dougherty Awards, judged …

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Independent Randwick Councillor and ex-Mayor Noel D’Souza says that a “modern feminist is either an ignoramus or a liar” – 2nd August 2018

DISCLAIMER: The following comments are the personal comments of Randwick Greens Councillor Murray Matson Good grief! I have just got hold of the original email that independent Councillor and former Randwick Mayor Noel D’Souza sent to the Southern Courier. It sparked  the published storey of this week in which Councillor D’Souza  is attributed with anti-feminist …

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Randwick Councillor Noel D’Souza launches anti-feminist attack on female Greens Mayor Lindsay Shurey – 1st August 2018

The following comments are by Randwick City Greens Councillor Murray Matson To the readership of the Southern Courier newspaper. I read with sadness Councillor Noel D’Souza’s anti-feminist comments towards my colleague Randwick Greens Mayor Lindsay Shurey in yesterday’s Southern Courier. …Councillor D’Souza sent an email to the Southern Courier criticising feminism as a “relentless political …

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