Category: Murray Matson

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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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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Greens Councillors call for suspension of roll-out of small cell mobile phone facilities across Randwick City Council area – 11th October 2018

UPDATE – 17th October 2018 On Tuesday night (16th October 2018) Randwick City Council approved Greens Councillor Murray Matson’s motion calling on the  “…Federal Government to intervene to suspend the roll out (of small cell mobile phone facilities) pending a review of the relevance of the international findings to the safety of residents of urban …

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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 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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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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Repower Coogee supporters hold the blue line where a 7 metre sea level rise will be at Coogee Beach by the end of the centruary – 19th May 2018

Randwick Greens Councillor Murray Matson joined today’s event at Coogee Beach staged by Repower Coogee’s public push to make rising sea levels a NSW state election issue. “Bleached coral, heatwaves, bushfires, and floods. Our climate is changing and causing a raft of environmental disasters. It’s time to draw a line in the sand. Join us …

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