Category: Randwick Green Councillors

Randwick City Council Declares Climate Emergency – 30th April 2019

In April 2019 Greens Councillor Philipa Veitch successful moved that Randwick would become one of the world’s local Councils that recognises that there is a climate emergency. Australia’s poor response to adverse climate change can be compared to other countries via the Climate Action Tracker site. The following content is sourced from the background material …

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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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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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A wrap up of what the Greens Councillors of Randwick City Council worked on from 2017 to 2018 – January 17th 2019

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It has been a huge eighteen months for the Greens on Randwick Council, with a strong vote recorded across the LGA in the Sept 2017 Local Government elections. Incumbents Lindsay Shurey and Murray Matson were re-elected, with Philipa Veitch newly elected for the Greens in West Ward.  Lindsay Shurey was elected as Randwick Council’s second …

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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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CSELR issues – Greens Councillor Philipa Veitch continues to call for relief for Doncaster Avenue residents – 26th November 2018

POST COUNCIL MEETING UPDATE 28th November 2018. The rescission motion failed at last night’s Randwick City Council meeting. This means that the resolution to Greens Councillor Philipa Vietch’s motion made at the previous meeting stands as the Council position. Councillors remain divided on the appropriate response by Randwick Council to noise and vibration complaints from …

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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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