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ANZAC Day 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 »

Glebe ‘Dirty Reds’ are Reborn

They’re back! Glebe ‘Dirty Reds’ are reborn – and calling for Glebe locals to get behind them.  Read more »

Albert Mispel, 1938-2017. ‘Glebe owes him a large debt’

Albert Mispel, who died last month aged 78, was one of the early members of the Glebe Society, and one of its earliest honorary life members. He was referred to at a recent event as an intellectual, but Albert’s own preferred description of himself was that of an activist.   Read more »

Vale Roelof Smilde, 1930-2017

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

Bidura Meeting 22 March 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 »

In Brief

In Brief

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 »

Cycleways in Glebe – Not Satisfactory: What Happens Now?

The cycleways in Glebe and Forest Lodge are not satisfactory. The ones we have are disjointed and often put cyclists onto our busiest streets, where the risk of injury is a major concern.  Read more »

Glebe’s Tram Mural

Congratulations and thank you to mural creator, Kelly Wallwork. With the mural complete – thanks to the inspiration and hard work of the Society’s Janice Challinor.  Read more »

WestConnex Revamp: Camperdown Traffic Portals Abandoned

WestConnex has announced a revamp of the proposed M4-M5 Link.  Read more »

Bidura Redevelopment

On 26 November 2016 the Land and Environment Court handed down a judgment on the Vision Land proposal for the redevelopment of the rear of the Bidura site.   Read more »

Memories of Trams in Glebe Needed

Several people have elected to share their memories of trams in Glebe and to be recorded for the Glebe Society web site. If you or someone you know have stories to tell about trams in Glebe then please contact us at community@glebesociety.org.au  Read more »

Remembrance Day in Glebe 2016

On Friday 11 November, we gathered quietly in mild Spring sunshine around the Glebe Diggers Memorial  Read more »

No WestCONnex Portals Please!

Over 250 Glebe and Forest Lodge residents attended a ‘Stop WestConnex’ meeting on Monday 24 October at Glebe Town Hall which was organised by the Coalition of Glebe Groups.  Read more »

Bays Precinct Community Consultation Award

The Glebe Society’s Bays & Foreshores Convenor, Dr Lesley Lynch, responds to the news that UrbanGrowth NSW has won multiple awards for their community consultation on the Bays Precinct development.  Read more »

Video of the Robyn Kemmis Community Event

In addition to the formal Memorial Service for the late Robyn Kemmis that was held at the Sydney Town Hall in February, a local community event was also held in Glebe at the RJ Foley Rest Park on 1st May. The video is now available for viewing online at the Society’s YouTube channel.  Read more »



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