June 2013 – The Glebe Society

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Monthly Archives: June 2013

Off Broadway: Chippendale Small Gallery Tour Photo Album

Posted on 30th June 2013

About 20 Glebe Society members and friends ventured across Broadway into the comparatively unknown territory of Chippendale to explore its varied galleries and art spaces. The walking tour took in contemporary art, both Australian and Chinese, a local artists’ co-operative, public sculpture and a stunning US photographic exhibition – all just just 5 – 7 minutes’ walk from Broadway – and included lunch at Mission Restaurant & NG Gallery.  Read more »

Stories fom Glebe’s History in the July Bulletin

Posted on 27th June 2013

The July issue of the Glebe Society Bulletin features the third and final instalment of Neil Macindoe’s interview with Albert Mispel about the Anti-Expressway Campaign from 1970 to 1977. Lyn Collingwood’s series “Who Lived in Your Street?” continues with an article about physician John Foulis who had a medical practice on today’s Broadway and at […]  Read more »

New Planning Proposals: Heritage Gone AWOL?

Posted on 27th June 2013

Incredibly, the NSW Government’s planning White Paper scarcely mentions the word “heritage.” Perhaps this is not surprising as so often in the past NSW has exhibited a cavalier attitude to its heritage and history. Some particular concerns relating to heritage …  Read more »

Community Planning Forum Resolves to NSW Planning Changes

Posted on 27th June 2013

A Community Forum on Planning, organised by the Glebe Society in collaboration with Pyrmont Action and Ultimo Village Voice, was held on May 16. Below is a copy of the resolution that was passed unanimously and which has been delivered to the state government.  Read more »

New Planning Legislation explained in one page

Posted on 8th June 2013

The Better Planning Network has produced a one page guide for residents which explains the key points of the proposed planning legislation and encourages them to write an objection.  Read more »

Johnstons Creek Parkland Submission – May 2013

Posted on 1st June 2013

In April the City of Sydney released its Draft Master Plan for the Johnstons Creek Parklands for public comment. Many local residents attended the consultation session held by Council in Bicentennial Park in early May, and feedback was also invited through the ‘Sydney Your Say’ website. The Master Plan is of major significance for Glebe, […]  Read more »