December 2019 – The Glebe Society

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Monthly Archives: December 2019

Ernest Pedersen Reserve in Ferry Rd

Ernest Pedersen Reserve in Ferry Rd

Posted on 16th December 2019

The working group (Ferry Road Bushcare Group – Jenna Reed Burns and Iain Gibson; Glebe Society – Andrew Wood; City of Sydney – Chris Thomas [Manager Design] and Helen Rogers [Design Manager]) met in Town Hall House on Thursday 21 November to consider the City’s revised plans for the Reserve. The new plans have fully […]

Diana Lauzi and Kim Hague-Smith with two Red Wattlebird nestlings found in St Johns Rd Glebe

News from the Blue Wren Subcommittee (December 2019)

Posted on 16th December 2019

Glebe’s 7th spring bird survey – report from Judy Christie This year’s annual bird survey took place on Sunday 20 October in cool, sunny conditions with 17 people meeting in Paddy Gray Reserve at 6.45 am to sign on and be allocated sites. A total of 9 teams set out to survey sites across Glebe […]


The Glebe Society Christmas Appeal

Posted on 2nd December 2019

Each year members of the Glebe Society provide gifts for residents of Glebe supported accommodation. This year we hope to provide gifts for 43 girls aged 6 months to 17 years, and 32 boys aged 1 year to 14 years. There are also 28 women and 20 men associated with these children. Please do not […]

Sydney Fish Markets from rowing club

Public submissions show strong opposition to Infrastructure NSW’s plans for the new Sydney Fish Market

Posted on 16th December 2019

The deadline for submissions in response to the DAs for the redevelopment of the Sydney Fish Market (SFM) was 13 November 2019. The Society’s submission concentrated on the following issues: A lack of an acceptable financial business case that justifies the additional expenditure of building over water versus redeveloping the current land site. The early […]

Artist’s impression of the NSW Land and Housing Corporation and the Prince’s Trust Australia’s preliminary concept proposal for 31 Cowper St and 2A-2D Wentworth Park Rd

Missed Opportunities for Housing in Glebe

Posted on 3rd December 2019

As we are all aware Glebe is unique as to its blend of private and public housing. The character of Glebe is inextricably linked to this mix and it is reflected in the diverse nature of our population. According to Forest Lodge and Glebe Coordination Group (FLAG), in 2015 around 4,000 people lived in public […]

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