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Presidents’ Annual Reports to 2020 Annual General Meeting
Posted on 16th October 2020

Three members performed the role of Glebe Society President in 2019-2020. Here are their reports to the 2020 AGM.  Read more »

Heritage Subcommittee Annual Report 2019-2020
Posted on 17th October 2020

I wish to express my appreciation to all subcommittee members for their passion, dedication and collaboration as a team. Some of our work is highlighted below.  Read more »

Community Development Subcommittee Annual Report 2019-2020
Posted on 17th October 2020

This past year the Community sub-group has continued to undertake actions and projects aimed at strengthening links with the wider Glebe community wherever possible. This continues to be one of the guiding principles behind our activities. This report will essentially outline those activities according to the type of activity and the community partner(s) with which we have engaged.  Read more »

Environment Subcommittee Annual Report 2019-2020
Posted on 16th October 2020

The proposed new Sydney Fish Market building has been the main focus of the Environment Subcommittee for the past year. Activities have included attending stakeholder meetings about the proposed plan and lobbying politicians.   Read more »

Bays & Foreshores Subcommittee Annual Report 2019-2020
Posted on 16th October 2020

The past year has been both intensive and possibly the most significant in the 12 years of my engagement with the redevelopment of the Bays Precinct. The central agenda has been the acceleration of planning for the redevelopment of the Blackwattle Bay foreshores as part of the NSW Government’s larger agenda for the redevelopment of the Western Harbour Precinct including the Pyrmont Peninsula.  Read more »

Blue Wren Subcommittee Annual Report 2019-2020
Posted on 17th October 2020

The Subcommittee has 13 members and met in person on four occasions during the year. The volunteers of our bushcare/landcare groups in Glebe continued to work to value, retain and enhance biodiversity in Glebe and Forest Lodge, and its bays and foreshores, for current and future generations. Not surprisingly COVID-19 impacted on our activities in the second half of the year. We did not hold our regular meetings, our autumn party (to which all our bushcare volunteers are invited) and the award of the Craney Biodiversity Grants to our local preschools and schools were cancelled, and the annual biodiversity lecture was postponed. Further, no planting days were organised by our buschcare volunteers from mid-March until July, when they recommenced in Orphan School Creek Park under the COVID-safe rules set-up by the City.  Read more »

Communications Subcommittee Annual Report 2019-2020
Posted on 16th October 2020

During the past year, we continued to coordinate and oversee the Society’s various media – the Bulletin, websites, Facebook pages, Twitter, YouTube, Update Emails to members and Eventbrite. We have also sought to assist the Society’s management committee and subcommittees with their communications.  Read more »

Communications Subcommittee Annual Report 2017-2018

Communications Subcommittee Annual Report 2017-2018
Posted on 31st August 2018

The Communications Subcommittee manages The Bulletin. Glebe Society web sites, Glebe Society Facebook pages, Glebe Society Update Emails and a YouTube Channel and organises some events.  Read more »

Blue Wrens Subcommittee Annual Report 2017-2018

Blue Wrens Subcommittee Annual Report 2017-2018
Posted on 31st August 2018

The Subcommittee continued to play a special role in assisting the activities of each of the six volunteer bushcare/landcare groups working in Glebe’s parks.  Read more »

Planning Subcommittee Annual Report 2017-2018

Planning Subcommittee Annual Report 2017-2018
Posted on 31st August 2018

This report is largely a look at the present and future in the light of the Better Planning Network seminar.  Read more »

Transport and Traffic Subcommittee Annual Report 2017-2018
Posted on 6th August 2018

During this year, the Transport and Traffic committee has been involved in a variety of issues, from the WestConnex behemoth to cycling facilities, pedestrian safety and parking management in Glebe and Forest Lodge.  Read more »

Community Development Subcommittee Annual Report 2017-2018
Posted on 6th August 2018

Kitchen Starter Packs, fundraising for Centipede, the Old Fire Station and the Elsie Mural.  Read more »

Environment Subcommittee Annual Report 2017-2018
Posted on 6th August 2018

The Glebe Society joined the War on Waste, and focussed on reducing the use of disposable coffee cups in Glebe.
The environment subcommittee was particularly concerned about the proposal for Blackwattle Bay Marina, trading as All Occasion Cruises, to move to 5 Bank St Pyrmont.  Read more »

Heritage Subcommittee Annual Report 2017-2018
Posted on 6th August 2018

One matter that has been under consideration for the whole year is the proposed redevelopment of the former Remand Centre behind Bidura. Another development that has attracted a considerable amount of community concern is the proposal to establish a restaurant and café in Bellevue, previously occupied as the Blackwattle Café.  Read more »

Communications Subcommittee Annual Report 2016-17
Posted on 7th September 2017

Our main activity over the past year has been to oversee the Society’s various media – the Bulletin, websites, Facebook pages, Twitter, YouTube, email update to members and Eventbrite.  Read more »