Category: Eastern Sydney Suburbs

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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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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Decades old non-politically aligned Friends of Malabar Headland (FOMH) still keep on putting in the volunteer hours protecting Sydney’s Malabar Headland for the future – 18th February 2018

Yesterday my Greens colleague Mayor Lindsay Shurey had the honor of being the incumbent Council leader when it came time for Randwick Council to share the opening of the Malabar Headland Western Escarpment Walking track with Claire Bettington of the veteran local environment group the Friends of Malabar Headland. This was a bipartisan success day …

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POW Hospital expansion: “Clearly not fair play by the Government” – Greens Councillor Philipa Veitch moves to help householders facing compulsory acquisitions around Prince of Wales Hospital – 16th February 2014

Greens Councillor Philipa Veitch will attempt to ameliorate the impact of the compulsory acquisition of 89 homes for the Prince of Wales Hospital expansion by getting action from Randwick Council. She met this week with representatives from the Prince of Wales Hospital and Health Infrastructure. She has now lodged a Randwick City Council motion proposing …

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