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Monthly Archives: July 2016

Sydney Superyacht Marina – Over-development Will Go Ahead

Posted on 5th July 2016

On 15 June the NSW Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) released its determination on the contentious modifications sought by the Superyacht Marina in Rozelle Bay. Over the last year the Glebe Society and other community members had opposed the central elements of this proposal as inappropriate over-development of the site and contrary to public interest.
The PAC determination supported the SSYM proposals

Bernard Smith Honoured by the Release of New Books

Posted on 5th July 2016

Bernard Smith, the ‘founding father’ of the Glebe Society, is being honoured this month by the release of a new biography and collection of essays.

The Maccas Fracas

Posted on 5th July 2016

Concerned locals handed out flyers identifying the multitude of coffee shops and restaurants which already provided good service and could potentially be disadvantaged by the increased competition a multi-national might provide. That night, some intemperate and cowardly person chose to express his/her opposition to the temporary development by hurling a brick through its window.

WestConnex the Hot Topic at Federal Candidates’ Debate

Posted on 1st July 2016

Candidates for the seat of Sydney at the federal election fielded questions about Westconnex, council mergers, affordable housing and indigenous affairs at a meeting arranged by the Glebe Society at the Glebe Town Hall on Saturday 25 June.

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