Category: Randwick Green Councillors

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 delivers on Council election promise to improve cycling safety within Randwick City Council – 9th of September 2018

Randwick City Council endorses concept plans for Kingsford to Centennial Park separated cycleway. Randwick Greens Mayor Lindsay Shurey said the cycle way project will now move to the detailed design phase and Council will seek funding from the Roads and  Maritime Services for construction. She said. “When I became Mayor in September last year I …

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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 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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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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Green Mayor Lindsay Shurey expresses Randwick Council’s sympathy to the people of Greece over the loss of life in the bush fires of this week – 25th July 2018

Our hearts are with the people of Greece who are suffering a national tragedy that is all too familiar to many Australians. In particular, our thoughts and prayers go out to the Greek community here in Australia. Full statement here: https://t.co/dNYLbrK8SP pic.twitter.com/C1XJiht925 — Lindsay Shurey (@RandwickMayor) July 25, 2018 0

Single-use-plastics: Albatross documentary is a poetic and beautifully filming of the horrible fate looming over the world’s most loved sea bird – 23rd July 2018

The Randwick-Botany Greens thank NSW Greens MP Justin Field and Greens Federal Senator Peter Whish-Wilson for jointly hosting the  special Plastic Free July screening of the Albatross documentary at the Randwick Ritz Cinema on 4 July 2018. This stylistic and poetically shot film gently shows the disaster slowly descending on the breeding cycle of the …

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