Category: Randwick City Council

Residents outraged as ceiling and carpets stripped out of Coogee dwelling being assessed for heritage protection by Randwick City Council – 8th December 2018

Greens candidate for Coogee Lindsay Shurey has called on Labor candidate Marjorie O’Neill and Liberal candidate Bruce Notley-Smith to ask their party’s Randwick City Councillors to vote against an attempt to block heritage protection for some Coogee dwellings at this Tuesday’s Council meeting. The  call came after horrified residents rang Greens Councillor Murray Matson to …

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CSELR issues – Greens Councillor Philipa Veitch continues to call for relief for Doncaster Avenue residents – 26th November 2018

POST COUNCIL MEETING UPDATE 28th November 2018. The rescission motion failed at last night’s Randwick City Council meeting. This means that the resolution to Greens Councillor Philipa Vietch’s motion made at the previous meeting stands as the Council position. Councillors remain divided on the appropriate response by Randwick Council to noise and vibration complaints from …

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Update on proposed heritage protection for older houses in Coogee – 24th November 2018

Randwick Council to make a final decision on extending the Dudley Street Heritage Conservation Area – followed by a debate on whether additional Coogee dwellings in Dudley and Brook Streets should also be heritage protected. At this Tuesday night (27th November) Randwick City Councillors will consider two separate heritage reports dealing with proposals for extended heritage protection …

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Examples of “shared” bike paths in urban Sydney – 15th November 2018

UPDATE: Public submissions  to Randwick City Council on the South Coogee to Kingsford Bike Path proposal close this Friday, 23rd November 2018. A design change from bikes-only to a”shared bike path” that accommodates both pedestrians and bike riders, but excludes cars, might be the solution for retaining trees on Bundock Street Randwick if the proposed …

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Co-founder of Take 3 for the Sea Tim Silverwood in Q&A session Sunday 21st October 2018 at the Randwick Ritz

Randwick City Council is promoting the award winning movie Blue at the Randwick Ritz Sunday 21st of October 2018. “Join us for a screening of the environmental documentary BLUE, followed by a Q&A with Tim Silverwood, co-founder of Take 3 for the Sea.” (Randwick City Council events team) 0

Extraordinary Randwick Council meeting (7pm Wednesday 26th September) as Popular Greens Mayor steps down – Tuesday 25 September 2018

DISCLAIMER: This document is a Randwick City Council media release Mayor Shurey stands down; Councillors to elect new Mayor and Deputy Tuesday 25 September 2018 An extraordinary Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday 26 September 2018 to elect a Mayor and Deputy Mayor following confirmation Mayor Lindsay Shurey is standing down after 12 months …

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Randwick Greens Mayor addresses big turn out of residents at Save Yarra Bay information session on Sunday – 24th September 2018

Greens Mayor Lindsay Shurey joined with local members of parliament, other Councillors, Save the Bay Coalition members and three to four hundred local residents to protest the proposed mega cruise ship terminal at Port Botany Residents have been warned that the facility will severely impact on Yarra Bay beach, now the only remaining beach at …

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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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