The Communications subcommittee is totally chuffed to report that all back copies of the Bulletin are now online – thanks to tireless hours of hunting and scanning by our esteemed President and his merry band of helpers. They are all searchable can be found at https://www.glebesociety.org.au/publications/bulletin/old-bulletins-page/. Sarah Fogg, from the Society’s Communications subcommittee, has dipped into this now-complete archive, to extract some interesting snippets from the first Bulletin for each volume from 40, 30, 20 and 10 years ago.
The Seventies: Bulletin no 1 of 1978
‘The Ungreening of Glebe’
In March the same year the Council agreed to ‘the request for removal of the trees and their replacement with a more suitable species’. Note: In 1978 Glebe was within the Leichhardt Council area. It became part of the City of Sydney again in 2003.
The Eighties: Bulletin no. 1 of 1988
‘Bicentennial Park Two Steps Closer’
The Nineties: Bulletin no 1 of 1998
Report from Councillor Macindoe (extract)
The Noughties: Bulletin No. 1 of 2008
Bellevue, 55 Leichhardt St
Note: A Celebrate Wentworth Park Day was subsequently held in May 2008
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