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Dec 15

Randwick Council draft Financial Strategy: Green Councillors want YOUR input – 15th December 2017

INPUT REQUESTED – OUR COMMUNITY OUR FUTURE. Randwick Council has put an important financial strategy up for public exhibition and comment until the 1st of February 2018. This will commit the Council to a specific building agenda for 7 years funded by a $27 million loan. Your Randwick Green Councillors want to get it right …

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Dec 15

Adani: Randwick Council opposes Charmichael coal mine and calls on local MP’s Matt Thistlethwaite and Malcom Turnbull to withdraw funding and support for new mines – 15th December 2017

Last Tuesday night Randwick Council voted to lobby the federal MP’s for Kingsford Smith and Wentworth on the need to withdraw all support and funding for new coal mines including the contentious Adani (Charmichael) project in Queensland. Waverley Council has already voted not to support Adani and other Councils are expected to as well. Randwick …

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Dec 15

A2MP Alexandria to Moore Park connectivity upgrade: Clarification needed of opposition leader Luke Foley position on the WestConnex’s St Peters interchange -15th Dec 2017

UPDATE: The No WestConnex group have contacted us and advised that as of today (15th December 2017) they have not received a definitive clarification of whether Labor opposition leader Luke Foley does or does not support the St Peters intersection component of the WestConnex motor way. Comments welcomed. Green Councillor Murray Matson is puzzled by …

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Dec 14

K2K – Greens Mayor Lindsay Shurey: “people of Kensington and Kingsford deserve better” as NSW Department of Planning forces extra density into draft planning strategy and denies Randwick Council power to levy developers for needed infrastructure upgrades – 14th December 2017

Related article. K2K: NSW Government and local MPs must back Randwick Councils Draft Planning Strategy Against 25 Storey High Rise threats in Kensington and Kingsford-2nd May 2017 Randwick City Council Media Release – 14/12/2017 NSW Government chooses rampant over development over award-winning local planning strategy Thursday 14 December 2017 After 12 months in limbo, a …

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Dec 08

Greens MP’s Dawn Walker and Jeremy Buckingham have been arrested protesting the Adani Coal mine – 12th December 2017

Adani Arrest Jeremy Buckingham and I were proud to have been arrested with climate activists from across Australia who won't tolerate the massive new Adani coal mine destroying our climate and country! #stopAdani Posted by Dawn Walker, MP on Thursday, December 7, 2017


Dec 04

Does eastern Sydney have a contaminated Defence Force site in the Randwick Council area? – Dec. 4th 2017

Randwick Greens Councillor Murray Matson is afraid that eastern Sydney might have a contaminated Defence Force site on the same scale as other sites in Australia Residents and Councillors have become alarmed over documentation revealing an extensive list of various types of contamination that were kept over the years at the Defence Force owned land between …

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Dec 04

Councillor Philipa Veitch (Greens) pushes for Council response to Minister’s offer of light rail (CSELR) respite for residents suffering construction noise – Dec. 4th 2017

West Ward Councillor Veitch has called for an uptake by Randwick Council of an offered Government light rail respite package for residents. Councillor Philipa Veitch has successfully called on Randwick Council to proactively help residents in Kensington and Kingsford impacted on by out-of-hours light rail construction work on the CBD to South East Light Rail …

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Nov 15

Randwick Greens Councillor Philipa Veitch attempts to protect local school form disruption from Newmark (Inglis) development site – 15th Nov. 2017

West Ward Greens Councillor Philipa Veitch is attempting to aleviate expected noise and traffic impacts on three local schools should the independent Sydney Central Planning Panel approve large scale development on the Newmarket stables site. Randwick Council will now recommend to the panel that it oblige the applicant to work with Council and the schools …

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Nov 15

Marriage Equality postal survey result : Greens Mayor Lindsay Shurey in tune with the Eastern Suburbs mood on same sex marriage – 15th Nov. 2017

Its been reported that support for the YES vote in the local seat of Kingsford Smith was 64.1. If so this clearly endorses the position taken by Randwick Greens Mayor Lindsay Shurey in her recent Mayoral Minute that supported a YES vote. Randwick Greens Councillor Murray Matson said that he and fellow Greens Councillors Philipa …

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Oct 15

UPDATE: Former Randwick Greens Mayor on why Crepe Myrtles were cut down by Council outside Randwick Community Centre – October 15th 2017

This is an update to the article posted by Greens Councillor Murray Matson in response to community concerns over Randwick Council’s removal of two rows of non-native Crepe Myrtles outside the Randwick Community Centre. Randwick Council staff have now provided me with this artist’s impression of what the new landscaping will look like when completed. …

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