January 2012 – The Glebe Society

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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Glebe Society submission re dual role of Councillors and Members of Parliament

Glebe Society submission re dual role of Councillors and Members of Parliament

Posted on 31st January 2012

The NSW Government recently launched a discussion paper on the issue where some local government Councillors are also Members of the NSW Parliament. The Glebe Society emailed all members in December to advise of the government’s discussion paper, and we advised members that this is a very relevant issue for Glebe. The closing date for submissions was 31st January, and the Glebe Society has made its own submission, a copy of which is available here. The submission made by the Glebe Society supports the current system where it is the role of the electorate to decide whether a candidate should be elected to either role.
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Australia Days Honours for Glebe resident

Australia Days Honours for Glebe resident

Posted on 26th January 2012

The Australia Day Honours list for 26th January 2012 honoured Glebe resident Professor Kathryn North with a Member of the Order of Australia (AM), “for service to medicine in the field of neuromuscular and neurogenetics research, paediatrics and child health as a clinician and academic, and to national and international professional associations”. The Glebe Society congratulates Professor North on this award.
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David Mander-Jones – Memorial Service 16th Feb

David Mander-Jones – Memorial Service 16th Feb

Posted on 18th January 2012

A memorial service will be held for David Mander-Jones on Thursday 16th February at the Record Reign Hall, in St Johns Road, Glebe (opposite the Fire Station). The service will commence at 2.30 p.m. All are welcome as we try our best to celebrate a person who was very much loved, and a life very well lived. David, a member of the Glebe Society and the Managment Committee for many years, died on 5th July 2011, aged 75 years. David was a charming, engaging man, and he is missed by many.
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Thirsty Thursday – at Almustafa Lebanese restaurant – 2nd Feb

Thirsty Thursday – at Almustafa Lebanese restaurant – 2nd Feb

Posted on 18th January 2012

Members and friends are invited to meet in restaurants in and around Glebe, usually on the first Thursday of each month at 7pm, to eat and talk with other people who live in Glebe. We visit a different restaurant each month, with varying cuisines. Our next event will be on Thursday 2nd February when we will share a meal at Almustafa Lebanese Restaurant, 23 Glebe Point Road. Please email Edwina Doe or call her on 9660 7066 by the Wednesday before the dinner to let her know if you are coming, or if you are likely to be late.

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