Category: Politics

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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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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148 Brook Street Coogee once more under threat of demolition by developers – 23rd January 2019

UPDATE – The Randwick Heritage Action Group has now been formed by residents. It wants to save Coogee’s heritage buildings and extend the Dudley Street Heritage Conservation Area. Please consider signing their petition. Residents who value heritage protection for Coogee’s find old homes have until the 31st of January to make a submission for or …

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NSW State election 2019 – Greens announce Kym Chappel as Heffron candidate – lawyer, activist and mum looking to shake up business as usual – 21st January 2019

Randwick Botany Greens are proud to announce their candidate for the seat of Heffron, Kym Chapple. A spokesperson for the local greens said, “We look forward to working with Kym to build on other Green successes in this area, including the election of Philipa Veitch to the West Ward of Randwick Council and many community wins on …

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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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Coogee candidate: Randwick Greens Mayor Lindsay Shurey quits to contest the NSW state seat of Coogee – 24th September 2018

Popular local Mayor Lindsay Shurey is likely to poll strongly in the fight for the marginal seat of Coogee.

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 candidate Dominic Wy Kanak for Wentworth by-election – 28th August 2018

Waverley Greens Councillor Dominic Wy Kanak is running for the Greens in the federal seat of Wentworth With federal politics imploding and the Liberal party betraying our collective future to personal ambition and narrow political posturing, the Greens are pleased to announce popular local councillor and First Nations advocate Dominic Wy Kanak as our candidate …

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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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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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