Category: Sydney

NSW Elections: Labor and Greens preference deal in Maroubra to Save Yarra Bay

LABOR and the Greens have done a 2-for-2 preference deal in the seat of Maroubra in a united effort to ensure the Yarra Bay cruise ship proposal is killed off. The two parties have both committed to stopping the proposal made by the NSW government which has ignited a groundswell of community opposition with the …

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Randwick Greens councillors support legal action to stop the Sydney Football Stadium (SFS) demolition – 5th February 2019

Media Statement made by Greens Councillor Philipa Veitch before the Allianz Stadium debate at tonight’s extraordinary Randwick City Council meeting. Randwick Greens councillors Murray Matson, Lindsay Shurey and Philipa Veitch have lodged a rescission motion regarding council’s resolution on the Sydney Football Stadium. Greens councillors supported council taking legal action at last week’s meeting. We …

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Greens Councillors to make second attempt to join Randwick with Waverley Council in Allianz Stadium legal challenge – 31st January 2019

Randwick Greens councillors Philipa Veitch and Lindsay Shurey have lodged a rescission motion following the defeat of their amendment to take legal action to stop the demolition and re-development of the Sydney Football Stadium. If the rescission motion is carried they will move a motion to join Waverley in their legal challenge. Randwick City Council …

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Randwick won’t be joining legal challenge against Allianz Stadium approval – 29th January 2019

Labor, Liberal and independent councillors have combined to defeat an amendment put by Randwick’s three Greens Councillors that legal action be commenced against the Government’s Planning Minister over the consent. The unsuccessful amendment by Greens Murray Matson, Philipa Veitch and Lindsay Shurey read as follows. That Council. join Waverley Council in commencing a legal challenge …

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Protected: New Development Application lodged for Maroubra Bowling Club site – 29th January 2018

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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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Councillor Philipa Veitch: Don’t start demolition until all residents safely out of their compulsory acquired homes -12th October 2018

Randwick Greens Councillor Philipa Veitch reports that residents  fear they will be exposed to dangerous asbestos and lead as demolition work starts on their homes  ahead of a $720 million Prince of Wales hospital redevelopment. Residents of Eurimbla Ave, Magill Street and Botany Street received letters through their doors last year informing them that their homes …

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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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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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