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In Focus: this month’s photo competition, June 2024
Posted on 29th May 2024

There were four strong entries for this month’s competition. The winner, by Virginia Simpson-Young, is a striking photo of Glebe chimney pots and roof lines.

Archives for the Future
Posted on 1st May 2024

The Heritage Subcommittee intends to collect photographs now that may become of historical and heritage interest in the future. They are calling on members with photos of Glebe and Forest Lodge who are willing to give them to the Society. They will be added to the photograph archives of the Society.

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In Focus: This month’s photo competition, April 2024
Posted on 27th March 2024

A worthy winner and encouragement for everyone to submit photographs of Glebe and Forest Lodge for the Society’s next ‘In Focus’ photo competition.

In Focus: This month’s photo competition, December 2023
Posted on 28th November 2023

There’s a winner for the December photo competition and the annual grand finalist

Glebe Society 2023 Annual General Meeting
Posted on 5th October 2023

The 54th Annual General Meeting of the Glebe Society elected a new president and three new members of the Management Committee. Guest speaker Kobi Shetty said that the Minns Government needs to take a more proactive role in the oversight and funding of public housing.

The new members of the Management Committee
Posted on 5th October 2023

Angela Hallinan, Glen Powell and Tim Hesketh are the new members of the Management Committee, and they will bring valuable experience to the job. Here are some biographical details on each of them, as well as the new President, Duncan Leys.

President’s annual report 2022-2023
Posted on 5th October 2023

After two years as President of the Society, Ian Stephenson is stepping down. But his commitment and capability will continue in his other role as Convenor of the Planning Subcommittee. In his report to the AGM, Ian spoke of the Society’s many achievements over the past two years.

A message from the new President, Duncan Leys
Posted on 5th October 2023

Duncan Leys, the Society’s newly-elected President, offered his thanks at the AGM for the advice and support of members of the Management Committee. He said that the Presidency was an honour which he felt he had not yet earned, but committed to ‘earning his stripes’ by reaching out to people and organisations who shared common goals with the Society.

A note from Edwina Doe
Posted on 5th October 2023

Edwina was the Editor of the Bulletin at various times from 1983 to 1990 and again from 2003 to 2012. For this and her continuing service as a proofreader for the Bulletin, Edwina received a large bouquet of native flowers.

Communications Subcommittee Annual Report 2022-2023
Posted on 5th October 2023

Now in its 54th year, the Bulletin continues to keep members informed about the activities and concerns of the Society and includes engaging articles about people and places remembered for their connection to our local community. The Society’s social media presence continues to grow and increases our reach beyond our membership.

Community Development Subcommittee Annual Report 2022-2023
Posted on 5th October 2023

The Community Development Subcommittee is planning a silent auction with proceeds going to Centipede, the out of school hours care program operating at Glebe Public School.

Transport and Traffic Subcommittee Annual Report 2022-2023
Posted on 5th October 2023

Continuing complaints by residents about the Bridge Road cycleway, and concern about the extra traffic generated by the new Sydney Fish Market, are issues covered in this report.

In focus: monthly photo competition, October 2023
Posted on 5th October 2023

Photos of the Anzac Bridge, moon over the Tramsheds, and a Glebe streetscape were among the entries this month. The winner will be an entrant in the annual competition.

Annual reports from the 2023 AGM
Posted on 2nd August 2023

The Glebe Society AGM was held at the Glebe Town Hall on Sunday 3 September at 10-12 noon. Kobi Shetty MP for Balmain was the guest speaker. Read the various annual reports here as well as the minutes from last year’s AGM.

From the President: September 2023
Posted on 28th August 2023

The Glebe Society has been very fortunate to have Ian Stephenson at the helm for the last two years. In his final report he reviews the Society’s activities and thanks members for their support.

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