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WestConnex: Communities Show Their Distaste for a Bad Project

Submissions on the Environmental Impact Statement for the M4-M5 Link closed on 16 October. The Department of Planning and Environment has received a huge number of submissions opposing the project.  Read more »

Gardening Australia Films in Glebe

Costa Georgiadis, host of ABC TV program ‘Gardening Australia’, and a film crew visited Glebe on 19 October. St Helen’s Community Garden and the kerb garden of Jock Keene in Toxteth Rd were the subjects.  Read more »

Submission to NSW Planning and Environment on WestConnex EIS

Attached is our submission to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment on the Environmental Impact Statement lodged by WestConnex for stage 3 of the project.  Read more »

Damage to Mangroves in the Mangrove Area of Bicentennial Park

Damage to some of the saplings has occurred recently and I suspect dogs. So dog owners please keep your dogs out of the area and if you see dogs in the area, please alert their owners to the potential for damage.  Read more »

Letter to the Minister for Planning and Environment on the Bank St Site

The Glebe Society is pleased to provide its objections to the request for modification of the current development approvals at the Bank St site to allow a change of use to a harbor cruise business and for associated on land changes.  Read more »

Public Meeting on Record Reign Hall

About thirty residents turned out to hear about the proposal for a 68-place Childcare Centre to be located in this remarkable Late Victorian Church Hall, a Heritage Item and landmark that has served the Glebe community in many capacities over it long life.  Read more »

The Glebe Society’s 48th AGM

Forty-three members attended the 48th Annual General Meeting held on Sunday 20 August in the Glebe Town Hall.
After the formalities, the guest speaker, Senior Constable Renee Fortuna, spoke to the members about her work with the youth of Glebe.  Read more »

President’s 2017 AGM Report

By Allan Hogan, August 20, 2017. It’s been a busy year for the Society, with many notable achievements, but we’re not sitting on our laurels, there are ongoing issues that require continuing attention.  Read more »

UrbanGrowth Consultation on Bays

UrbanGrowth NSW will be seeking feedback on draft principles that will inform the creation of a masterplan for the Bays Market District, including a rejuvenated Sydney Fish Market.  Read more »

Invitation to the Glebe Society’s 48th AGM

All members of the Society, and especially new members, are cordially invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of the Society at Glebe Town Hall, St Johns Rd Glebe on Sunday 20 August at 11am.  Read more »

Letter to the Premier on the privatisation of bus services

Attached is our letter to the NSW Premier questioning the Government’s recent decision to appoint a private operator to run the Glebe and Forest Lodge bus services.  Read more »

Letter to the City of Sydney on cycle ways

Attached is our submission to the City of Sydney seeking an improvement to the cycling amenities in Glebe and Forest Lodge. The City is currently reviewing the outcome of its 10 year plan to build a network of integrated cycle ways in central Sydney.  Read more »

Design Team Appointed for Fish Markets Redevelopment

The Premier’s announcement that a Danish architectural firm, 3XN (with Australian partners) has been selected from a short list of six contenders to design the new Sydney Fish Markets is important and potentially positive news.   Read more »

Another Dud Decision on Transport

The NSW Government recently announced its decision to privatise the bus services in Glebe and Forest Lodge. The concern is that privatising bus routes will mean a decline in services.  Read more »

Video of Glebe Point Road in 1913

We have recently uploaded to our YouTube channel an extract from a 1913 silent film with some great footage of Glebe Point Rd.  Read more »

See the News Archive for earlier items.