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December 2012

December 2012

Posted on 10th December 2012

This month (December 2012) I have posted the following documents: I have written to the NSW Premier seeking the release of the report of the Bays Precinct Task Force. Click here to read that letter. The Glebe Society is very critical of the government’s current planning processes, and whilst it claims to consult the public, […]  Read more »

NSW Infrastructure Report – our submission Nov 2012

NSW Infrastructure Report – our submission Nov 2012

Posted on 28th November 2012

Infrastructure NSW PO Box R220 Royal Exchange NSW 1225      The State Infrastructure Strategy Report “ First Things First ”     We refer to this Report which was released on 3 October. The Glebe Society appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Report. These comments were prepared by its Transport and Traffic Subcommittee […]  Read more »

Environment Policy 2012

Environment Policy 2012

Posted on 28th November 2012

The Glebe Society Inc Environment Policy     The Constitution of the Glebe Society includes amongst its objects:   a) to improve the amenity of Glebe by: vi) making Glebe a cleaner and healthier environment b) to preserve and enhance the natural and architectural character of Glebe   In keeping with these objects, the Glebe […]  Read more »

Super Yacht Marina – Glebe Society’s submission Nov 2012

Super Yacht Marina – Glebe Society’s submission Nov 2012

Posted on 27th November 2012

The Glebe Society has sent the following submission regards the proposed Super Yacht Marina.  Click here to read the submission.  Read more »

Glebe Society Christmas Party – 7th December

Glebe Society Christmas Party – 7th December

Posted on 10th November 2012

Join us for the 2012 Glebe Society Christmas Party. This year’s Party will be held at the new St Barnabas Church (Barney’s), Mountain Street, Broadway. The Upper Foyer is a beautiful architect designed venue, part of the new Barneys created on the site of the church building destroyed by fire in 2006.   Read more »

November 2012

November 2012

Posted on 10th November 2012

In November 2012 I posted the following documents: Local residents of Glebe, especially those near Blackwattle Bay, fear that the proposed Rozelle Bay Super Yacht Marina will harm them in many ways. Read their flyer here. Following the campaign of Glebe residents, the SMH published the following article which you can read here. The Glebe […]  Read more »

Bernard Smith – Symposium & Wake – 9th November

Bernard Smith – Symposium & Wake – 9th November

Posted on 5th November 2012

Bernard Smith was one of the founders of The Glebe Society in 1969. He and his wife Kate were responsible for the definitive book on Glebe heritage – “The Architectural Character of Glebe”. He was an eminent art historian, writer, professor of fine arts at the University of Sydney, and a beloved member of the Glebe Society. We invite all members and non-members to attend an event to celebrate Bernard and Kate Smith’s contribution to ensuring the continued existence of Glebe in face of the threat to bulldoze us out of existence in favour of a free-way.   Read more »

Glebe Music Festival – 9th Nov to 2nd Dec

Glebe Music Festival – 9th Nov to 2nd Dec

Posted on 30th October 2012

The annual Glebe Music Festival will again be held this year, from 9th November till 2nd December. Concerts will be held at a variety of locations in Glebe.  Read more »

October 2012

October 2012

Posted on 23rd October 2012

In October 2012 I posted a number of documents which can be viewed below: The Society’s submissions to the NSW Long Term Transport Master Plan and the Planning Green paper; The Strategy Review process plan; Several files about the Planning System review and how you can help ensure community engagement means something in planning. Click […]  Read more »

Submission on NSW Transport Long Term Master Plan

Submission on NSW Transport Long Term Master Plan

Posted on 26th October 2012

NSW Long Term Transport Master Plan Team Transport for NSW GPO Box K659 Haymarket NSW 1240 Draft NSW Long Term Transport Master Plan We refer to this draft Plan which was released in September. The Glebe Society appreciates the opportunity to comment on how the Plan can be strengthened. The submission that follows was prepared […]  Read more »

“From Glebe to Antarctica”, a talk by Grahame Budd – 21st October

“From Glebe to Antarctica”, a talk by Grahame Budd – 21st October

Posted on 1st October 2012

An illustrated talk by Grahame Budd: Mawson’s four Antarctic expeditions – and Beyond. A repeat of Grahame’s popular and fascinating talk on Mawson, with new material on Australia’s work in Antarctica since World War II, bringing the story up to the present time.  Read more »

Launch of the “Friends of Centipede” – 2nd November

Launch of the “Friends of Centipede” – 2nd November

Posted on 1st October 2012

Launch of Friends of Centipede. Glebe Rowing Club (Ferry Road), Friday 2 November, 6 – 8.00pm, with support of Glebe Society. An invite to all Glebe Society members and residents of Glebe. Cocktails, art auction. Friends of Centipede is being set up to provide financial support for Centipede, the before and after school care at Glebe Public School.
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Cockatoo Island guided tour – Sunday 4th November

Cockatoo Island guided tour – Sunday 4th November

Posted on 1st October 2012

The Glebe Society is organising a ferry trip to Cockatoo Island with a guided tour of the heritage industrial architecture that remains on the island from its ship-building days. Date: Sunday 4th November, guided tour starts at 11.45 a.m. Bookings essential, cost is $20 per person. Bookings required by 15th October.
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Glebe Society response to Govt. Green Paper on Planning

Glebe Society response to Govt. Green Paper on Planning

Posted on 19th September 2012

The Glebe Society has provided its initial response to the Green Paper on Planning. This is a major strategic issue that strikes to the core of community engagement with planning decisions. I encourage you to read the letter and give us your considered views.  Read more »

The David Mander-Jones memorial tree

The David Mander-Jones memorial tree

Posted on 10th September 2012

In June 2012 in the presence of Fay-Mander Jones and many other members of his family, Glebe colleagues and old Lindfield neighbours, an Angophera was planted in Glebe’s Paddy Gray Reserve in grateful memory of David Mander-Jones who died during in late 2011 and was the much-loved first convenor of the Blue Wren Group.  Read more »