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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 »

Bidura Site Re-development (Updated)

A new Development Application for the Vision Land’s planned development of the Bidura site has been lodged with the City of Sydney. read the Glebe Society’s submission on proposal.  Read more »

Harold Park, Harold Park ?!?

No, the heading above is not a typographical error. City of Sydney is proposing to name the newly created park in the Harold Park development, ‘Harold Park’. Is it just us, or is this very confusing?  Read more »

Tramsheds Wins the National Trust’s ‘Adaptive Re-use’ Heritage Award

Congratulations to Mirvac for receiving one of the National Trust’s Heritage Awards for the adaptive re-use of the Rozelle Tram Depot.   Read more »

‘Books, Billiards, Fruit Machines’ by Lyn Collingwood

As part of Glebe Library’s 20th anniversary celebrations, actors Lyn Collingwood, Elaine Hudson and Kim Knuckey gave a PowerPoint presentation. This is the edited script.  Read more »

Anzac Day 2017 Talk

Anzac Day 2017 Talk

This is the speech which Max Solling gave at the Anzac Day ceremony at the Glebe Diggers’ Memorial in April.  Read more »

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 »



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