August 2012 – The Glebe Society

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Janet Seidl jazz concert – 19th September

Janet Seidl jazz concert – 19th September

Posted on 25th August 2012

Press release: “I LOVE A PIANO” Tour Janet Seidel Trio – September 2012. (Subtitle “I Love a Venue with a Piano”!) Popular Australian singer and pianist, Janet Seidel has a new and unique Australian tour coming up starting in September. As long-time Glebe residents they'll be kicking off the tour on the 19th September at […]  Read more »

Meet the Mayoral Candidates event – candidate information

Meet the Mayoral Candidates event – candidate information

Posted on 23rd August 2012

The Meet the Mayoral Candidates event was held on Tuesday 21st August 2012 at Glebe Public School.  The Glebe Society requested each candidate to provide us with printed copies of their responses to our questions put to them, and they are now available for you to read, as below. Dixie Coulton – Independent Denis Doherty […]  Read more »

Transport & Traffic Subcommittee – Annual Report for 2012

Transport & Traffic Subcommittee – Annual Report for 2012

Posted on 20th August 2012

  Transport and Traffic, Annual Report 2012   Policy:  The policy of the Transport and Traffic Subcommittee encompasses a key objective of the Glebe Society set out in the Constitution; namely to improve the amenity of Glebe by promoting a better transport system, both public and private, including upgrading facilities for pedestrians and cyclists.   This […]  Read more »

President’s Annual Report to the AGM for 2012

President’s Annual Report to the AGM for 2012

Posted on 20th August 2012

The President of the Glebe Society has now published her Annual Report for 2011-2012, in anticipation of the Annual General Meeting to be held on Sunday 26th August at 11.00 am at Benledi, 186 Glebe Point Road.  Read more »

Biodiversity workshop – 3rd September

Biodiversity workshop – 3rd September

Posted on 17th August 2012

Upcoming workshop in the City’s Green Villages series   ·    Biodiversity: indigenous plants & animals o   Glebe Community Garden o   132 St John’s Road, Glebe      Monday 03/09/2012 o    6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Discover how to create habitat in your backyard or balcony during Threatened Species Month. Learn about Sydney’s native plants and animals, what habitat […]  Read more »

Blue Wrens Annual Report for 2011-2012

Blue Wrens Annual Report for 2011-2012

Posted on 16th August 2012

Blue Wren Report for 2011-12 The nine members of the Subcommittee met on a monthly basis during the year – we always welcome new members to come and join our activities, and were glad to welcome two recent newcomers.  In June, accompanied by Fay and many other members of his family, Glebe colleagues and old […]  Read more »

Planning Annual Report 2011-2012

Planning Annual Report 2011-2012

Posted on 16th August 2012

ANNUAL PLANNING REPORT 2012   This report will be briefer than last year's, as some of the issues have been resolved. As predicted, the year was dominated by the CityPlan, the Review of Planning Legislation and the Stage 1 Development Application for Harold Park. Concerning the fourth major issue, the Glebe Affordable Housing Project, there […]  Read more »

Terms of Reference for Subcommittees – request for feedback

Terms of Reference for Subcommittees – request for feedback

Posted on 15th August 2012

Each of the Sub-Committees of the Glebe Society needs to have its own Terms of Reference (policy), and we invite your comment on the terms of reference for each of our Subcommittees so we can take your views into account before the Management Committee considers these for endorsement at the Management meeting of 12th September. The Terms of Reference for each Subcommittee can be found below. The first document listed outlines the Glebe Society’s own policy regards its Subcommittees and their Delegations. Reponses should be sent to the President or the Secretary by 5th September 2012.  Read more »

AGM of The Glebe Society – 26th August

AGM of The Glebe Society – 26th August

Posted on 2nd August 2012

Members are cordially invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of the Society will be held at Benledi, 186 Glebe Point Road (corner of Wigram Road) on Sunday August 26 from 11.00 am till 1.00 pm. In addition to the usual business activities of the AGM, we are pleased to announce that there will be an an address by Lucy Hughes Turnbull AO
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Frank Hurley – a Lecture/Entertainment – 16th Sep

Frank Hurley – a Lecture/Entertainment – 16th Sep

Posted on 1st August 2012

As part of History Week, Robert Dixon, Professor of Australian Literature at the University of Sydney, who has recently published a book about Hurley’s shows, will provide his own “synchronised lecture entertainment” in Glebe, the suburb where Hurley was born in 1885. Date: Sunday 16th September, 5.30pm till 7.30pm. Bookings are essential.
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