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Glebe is an inner Sydney suburb notable for its distinct village character, heritage streetscapes, attractive parks and foreshores and strong sense of community. The Glebe Society's aims are to protect our heritage, encourage a sense of community and create a better future for all residents of Glebe and Forest Lodge.
In his President’s Report, Ian Stephenson announced that the Society is looking for Convenors for two Subcommittees – Community Development and Environment. He also reports on the National Trust’s ‘No Time to Spare II’ exhibition at the Riverside Theatre, Parramatta.
Check out the website devoted to those eight memorable days of the Society’s 50th anniversary celebration. View a detailed snapshot of the activities and achievements of the Glebe Society over its 50-year history, through poster and photographic exhibitions, publications, videos, talks, walks and performances …
“A joyful Forest Lodge home” in Wood St has been awarded the Australian Institute of Architects Wilkinson Award for the best new home in 2021. Stable House is owned and designed by Qianyi Lim, a Director at Sibling Architecture and Associate Professor of Practice (Architecture) at the University of Sydney.
‘The Hill’ is a fenced-off area of contaminated Crown land on the northern side of the Tramsheds near the Jubilee Park light rail station. The site of a local garbage tip in the 1890s, the Glebe Society has recommended that it should become an undisturbed urban nature refuge.
Pyrmont Community Centre is temporarily using the Harold Park Community Hall while their premises are closed for renovations. Mary Mortimer brings us up to speed on the Pyrmont Community Centre so we can get to know our new, if temporary, neighbours.
Australia’s first Prime Minister was nicknamed ‘Toby Tosspot’, a reference to his love of long dinners with more than a few glasses of wine. Another prime minister was nicknamed the Silver Bodgie …
Read our monthly newsletter to find out what’s happened in our community and what’s coming up. From its first issue in July 1969, The Bulletin has been The Glebe Society’s primary form of communication.
Join one of our many varied Glebe Society Events such as guided walks, talks and tours.