Bulletin No. 3 of 2000
Events in Glebe

The Glebe Society has frequently partnered with other organisations to host events and talks on a wide range of topics.

Bulletin No. 1 of 2008
Bellevue, 55 Leichhardt St’

[Editor’s Note: Ahh … the more things change, the more they stay the same!]

‘Wentworth Park: a changing Scene’

Note: A Celebrate Wentworth Park Day was subsequently held in May 2008

Bulletin no 2 of 2008
‘Glebe Conservation Study’ (extract from Councillor Macindoe’s report)

‘$30,000 to preserve Wireless House’

Bulletin no 3 of 2008
‘Captain James Francis Hurley, OBE’ (extract)

The Bulletin frequently features articles about famous Glebe residents. Official photographer on the Mawson and Shackleton Australian Antarctic Expeditions and an official war photographer in both World Wars, Frank Hurley is recognised as one of the most influential Australian photojournalists.

Bulletin no 5 of 2008
New members’ evening saved by Bob’s $4,000 lucky catch

In 2008, the New Members’ Night was held at the Gig Gallery. Bob Armstrong provided the highlight of the evening:

Bulletin no 6 of 2008
Guest writer Tom Uren

‘Temple Fire’

Bulletin no 6 of 2008
‘Public Art’

The fence was one of three projects selected to be part of the Glebe Point Rd Public Art Program. The Glebe Society, along with the Glebe Chamber of Commerce and other resident action and community groups, had proposed the public art program in their submission to the City of Sydney of Priority Projects for Glebe 2006-10.

The fence built as part of the Glebe Point Rd Public Art Program (image: Jamie Williams for City of Sydney)

Bulletin no 6 of 2008
‘Fish Market Future in the Balance’

As this article indicates, plans to redevelop the Fish Market go back a long way. The 2008 plans did not eventuate but in November 2018 Premier Gladys Berejiklian unveiled new plans to rebuild the market on Blackwattle Bay, just west of the current site.

Bulletin no 1 of 2009
Glebe Point Road upgrade

Extract from a letter from a long-term Glebe Point Rd retailer. A major Glebe Point Rd upgrade was undertaken during 2007-09 and one of its aims was to assist with the revitalisation of commerce in Glebe which suffered after the opening of the Broadway shopping centre. Some felt that the character of the road had been lost in the upgrade, along with the shops that did not survive.