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Sarah (Sadie) Murdoch King passes away days after her 100th birthday
Posted on 7th March 2022

It is with great sadness that we heard about the death of Sadie King, just a few days after her 100th birthday. Read more about Sadie’s fascinating life.

Society’s audited financial statements for 2020-2021 now available
Posted on 4th March 2022

As those who attended the 2021 AGM will recall, the auditors were unable to complete their Report in time for the AGM because of unprecedented demand for their services by businesses affected by COVID-19.

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Glebe Society Gift Membership
Posted on 8th December 2021

Are you looking for a gift for the person who has everything? A gift that they will enjoy but that will also help the community? Why not give them membership of The Glebe Society?

Vale Bob Armstrong
Posted on 22nd December 2021

The Society was saddened to hear of the death of Bob Armstrong. Read a little about his contribution to Glebe.

President’s Report to Annual General Meeting 2021
Posted on 5th November 2021

On Sunday 10 October, 46 members attended the 2021 AGM, via zoom. Below is the report by outgoing President, Janet Wahlquist, followed by details of the Commendations bestowed upon three members for their contributions to the Society.

Glebe Society Commendations at the AGM 2021
Posted on 6th November 2021

Congratulations to the three members who received Commendations at the the 2021 AGM.

The Glebe Society’s 2021 AGM
Posted on 14th September 2021

Find out what the Glebe Society has been doing over the past year. Read about or watch the 2021 AGM including reports from the President and each subcommittee. See who received a Commendation this year.

Blue Wren Subcommittee Annual Report 2020-2021
Posted on 13th September 2021

The Blue Wren Subcommittee was active this year, despite COVID. Read about the subcommittee’s work on biodiversity and environmental protection.

Communications Subcommittee Annual Report 2020-2021
Posted on 1st October 2021

The big news from the Communications Subcommittee for 2021 is the upgrade of the Glebe Society’s website, which is now looking fantastic. It has also supported the Planning Convenor in producing a series of six videos about the issues affecting Glebe – see our YouTube channel. The subcommittee has also been busy with the Bulletin, Facebook and Twitter.

Community Development Subcommittee Annual Report 2020-2021
Posted on 13th September 2021

The Community Development Subcommittee maintained a range of activities in collaboration with other community groups during the year, despite restrictions related to COVID-19.

Heritage Subcommittee Annual Report 2020-2021
Posted on 14th September 2021

As ever, the Heritage Subcommittee has been working hard to preserve the heritage of Glebe and Forest Lodge – and never have the odds been so heavily stacked against heritage protection.

Planning Subcommittee Annual Report 2020-2021
Posted on 1st October 2021

Glebe is a special place. Its survival owes much to contingency. Social diversity created a remarkable architectural and cultural legacy. The year 2021 has reminded us that we cannot take the protection of Glebe’s social and urban character for granted. The City of Sydney’s well-considered Local Environment Plan and Development Control Plans are being undermined by State and Local governments.

Transport & Traffic Report for 2020-2021
Posted on 13th September 2021

The Management Committee continued working in transport and traffic matters even though the subcommittee did not have a convenor in 2020-2021. Particular concerns were the traffic associated with the building of the new Fish Markets and the Bridge Rd cycleway.

2021 Annual General Meeting: 10 October
Posted on 8th September 2021

The Glebe Society’s 2021 AGM will be held at 11 am on 10 October by Zoom. All members are welcome. Nominations for membership of the Management Committee should be submitted by 1 October.

From the President, August 2021
Posted on 2nd August 2021

Glebe Society President, Janet Wahlquist, provides an update on the Society’s recent activities and what’s new in Glebe and Forest Lodge

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