April 2017 – The Glebe Society

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Monthly Archives: April 2017

ANZAC Day 2017

Posted on 26th April 2017

Soon after dawn on Anzac Day, around 60 early-risers gathered at the Diggers Memorial in Foley Park for the annual Anzac Day Service.  Read more »

Vale Roelof Smilde, 1930-2017

Posted on 24th April 2017

Roelof Smilde, a champion bridge player, punter and activist died in hospital on 14 April 2017 after major surgery.  Read more »

Aunty Kathy Dodd Farrawell, NSW Local Woman of the Year

Posted on 1st April 2017

Glebe local, Aunty Kathy Dodd Farrawell, was announced as NSW Local Woman of the Year for the Balmain Electorate on International Women’s Day in March.   Read more »

News from the Blue Wrens Subcommittee – April 2017

News from the Blue Wrens Subcommittee – April 2017

Posted on 1st April 2017

Professor Chris Dickman, Professor in Ecology, Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney has accepted an invitation to talk to the Society on ‘Impacts and local management of cats, dogs and foxes’. The talk will be in the downstairs meeting room at Benledi, Glebe Library commencing at 6pm on Wednesday 24 May 2017.  Read more »

Tram Mural Officially Launched

Posted on 1st April 2017

The unveiling of the Glebe Tram Mural by Lord Mayor Clover Moore on Wednesday 8 March was the culmination of four years of planning.   Read more »

Bidura Meeting 22 March 2017

Posted on 1st April 2017

The President and Convenors of the Planning and Heritage Subcommittees met with Nigel Fox, Development Director of Visionland. This was the second meeting, and we would expect a development application to be lodged within a month or two.  Read more »

Planning Report (April 2017)

Planning Report (April 2017)

Posted on 1st April 2017

Better Planning Network Workshop, Changes and Their Impacts, Independent Planning Commission, Code-based Approvals and Private Certification, and Environmental Protection  Read more »

In Brief

In Brief

Posted on 1st April 2017

Member Survey, Vale Albert Mispel, Nick Hespe Retires, Glebe Library’s 20th Birthday, Dogs in Glebe’s Cafés and Pubs, Bays Precinct Open House Program and Mystery Photo  Read more »