Category: Randwick City Council

Randwick Green Councillor Murray Matson pushes for more heritage protection for older dwellings in Dudley and Brook Street, Coogee – 8th of September 2018

Randwick City Council to review the heritage value of further older dwellings in Dudley and Brook Street, Coogee. Adjacent Coogee dwellings in Dudley Street and a strip along Brook Street are to be assessed by Randwick Council for their potential worth for listing as heritage items. Greens Councillor Murray Matson has commended residents who lobbied …

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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 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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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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Randwick Greens and Liberal Councillors clash over the need to heritage protect the old homes of Coogee – 29th June 2018

UPDATE – 7th July 2018 Randwick City Council has now placed the Greens’ proposal to extend the Dudley Street Heritage Conservation Area on public exhibition! Click here to make a submission in support of heritage protection for the homes of Coogee. Submissions close 5pm Tuesday, the 31st July 2018. Randwick Greens Councillor Murray Matson wants …

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Domestic Violence: Greens Mayor Lindsay Shurey opens up Randwick Council’s affordable housing properties for the use of fleeing victims – Thursday 28 June 2018

DISCLAIMER – the following is a Randwick City Council Media Release New Council policy provides additional support for victims of domestic violence Randwick Council staff members experiencing family and domestic violence will be able to access extra leave, additional support and flexible work options as part of a new Family & Domestic Violence Policy adopted …

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Randwick Council Green Mayor Lindsay Shurey bans single use plastics – 27th June 2018

DISCLAIMER – the following is a Randwick City Council Media Release Single use plastics such as plastic bags, drink bottles and drinking straws will be banned from all Randwick City Council operations and events commencing 1 July 2018, Randwick Mayor Lindsay Shurey announced today. The decision from the Council Meeting of 26 June 2018 is …

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BikEast pushes for separated bike paths in Randwick City Council – 18th June 2018

Cycling advocacy group BikEast calls for submissions to Randwick City Council in support of more off-road bike paths. 0