Yearly Archives: 2014
At the recent Glebe Art Show a photograph entitled David & Gayle are just going together won the Glebe Society’s Glebe Prize.
Light rail corridor to be made blue wren-friendly and restoring habitat in blue wren corridor – John Street Reserve
The City of Sydney has included in the landscaping design a number of features to provide improved habitat for both plant and animal life. As well as planting hundreds of shrubs and native grasses to provide habitat for small birds and animals, the edge of the foreshore has been improved to create saltwater mangroves and endangered coastal salt marsh habitats.
The latest and the final section of the Glebe Foreshore Walk was officially opened on Saturday 25 October 2014 by Clover Moore.
Alex Perry, manager of the Broadway Branch of the Commonwealth Bank has told the Glebe Society “We are committed to having a branch of the bank in Glebe”.
On Friday 10 October 2014 a significant number of Glebe Community members gathered at the park on the corner of Catherine St and Mount Vernon St in Glebe to commemorate the acquisition of the Glebe Estate by the Commonwealth of Australia in 1974. Forty years on the estate is again showing signs of significant ‘wear and tear’ and depredation by the forces of nature.
On 20 October the University of Sydney Planning Research Centre held a forum to discuss the plan for the Bays.
The White Ribbon Campaign is an Australia wide campaign aimed at stopping violence against women. Glebe, like many communities, wants to reduce the incidence of this happening locally, so a community barbeque to inform and spread awareness of this unacceptable practice has been organised. It will take place on Monday 24th November between 3.30 and […]
The Bays Precinct People’s Campaign Important Meetings On the 4th August 2014 over 200 community members met in Glebe Town Hall to consider proposals for a “People’s Campaign” to defend the public interest in the NSW Governments newly announced Bays Precinct Urban Renewal Project. The meeting unanimously endorsed the ‘Peoples Campaign’, a set of essential […]
Residents and friends celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the Glebe Estate on Friday 10 October 2014 at a street party at the corner of Catherine and Mt Vernon Streets, Glebe. VIPs who attended included Jamie Parker (State MP for Balmain), Tania Plibersek (Federal MP for Sydney and Deputy Leader of the Opposition), Cr Robyn Kemmis […]
There will be a celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Glebe Estate on Friday 10th October from 10.00 a.m. till 11.30 a.m. at the corner of Catherine & Mt Vernon Streets, Glebe. * Free Morning Tea * Winners of the Glebe Community Photography Competition will be announced. * Displays of the Glebe Project. For […]
Glebe Society activity relating to the Bays and Foreshores over the last 12 months has again been inextricably linked with wider developments as well as local activities.
Rain did not deter them! Hundreds of people, amongst them familiar Glebian faces, rallied in Town Hall Square on Saturday 6 September to protest against the proposed bill concerning council voting amendments that the Shooters and Fishers Party are sponsoring.
A Glebe Society member, Rod Holtham, has authored a booklet called Glebe and the Great War which is now available at the Glebe Library.
On an exceptionally wet evening we had a most enlightening address from Martin Lawrence who, given his research knowledge on ocean acoustics, was asked in 1994 by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to assist with a technical matter related to the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.