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Premier’s Bays Precinct Development

Premier’s Bays Precinct Development
Posted on 21st July 2014

The Premier’s announced bays precinct development will be an enormous opportunity IF it is based on sustainable development principles and community engagement. We are determined we will not permit another Barangaroo –  with little consideration of community wishes,  secret decision making and a development outcome which blatantly favoured private interests over that of the community. […]  Read more »

Volunteers Needed for Paddy Gray Reserve
Posted on 31st May 2018

Paddy Gray Reserve is located on Hereford St, not far from Walsh Ave. The Blue Wrens Subcommittee invites you to join a group of volunteers who tend the Reserve, in conjunction with the City of Sydney.  Read more »

Planning Matters (June 2018)
Posted on 31st May 2018

Complying medium density development, National Trust Heritage Award and Harold Park Affordable Housing  Read more »

Submission opposing aspects of the DA for the Glebe Island concrete facility
Posted on 30th May 2018

The Glebe Society accepts that Glebe Island appears to be the most appropriate site for the needed supply of concrete to the CBD and Bays area. However, the planned concentration of industrial related activities on Glebe Island will create major problems for the amenity of the many current and planned nearby residents.  Read more »

News from the Blue Wren Subcommittee (May 2018)
Posted on 4th May 2018

Planting day at Orphan School Creek and a local wildlife seminar   Read more »

Kitchen Starter Packs (May 2018)
Posted on 4th May 2018

Since the inception of this project, to provide kits of basic kitchen equipment for families moving out of supported accommodation, the Glebe Society has delivered six packs to Elsie Refuge.  Read more »

HAPN Glebe
Posted on 4th May 2018

The Glebe Society’s community representatives have recently been engaging with Housing Action Plan Now, Glebe. It is a community group concerned with support for our public housing neighbours.   Read more »

Another Free Kick for Developers

Another Free Kick for Developers
Posted on 4th May 2018

The State Government has recently extended Complying Development to include medium-density housing – terraces, dual occupancy dwellings, or buildings containing up to three or four dwellings. The point about Complying Development is that it doesn’t have to meet the requirements of a normal development application.   Read more »

Older Homes in Glebe – Tell Us What Help You’d Like
Posted on 4th May 2018

If you own an older house, you may have found that carrying out maintenance, repairs or restoration – or all three – isn’t always straightforward.  Read more »

Submission to the Inquiry into the Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Bill 2017
Posted on 28th April 2018

The Glebe Society calls on the Government to reject this Bill. The proposed changes go far beyond the stated intent in relation to foreign donations, and will result in unintended consequences that stifle social advocacy and democratic debate.  Read more »

Share and Save – in Glebe
Posted on 3rd April 2018

It was a joy to attend the ‘Share and Save – in Glebe’ event on Saturday, 24 March at Benledi House, supported by the City of Sydney. The workshop brought together people from the Glebe community to share the new and exciting Sydney Sharing Map   Read more »

Kitchen Starter Pack Update (April 2018)
Posted on 3rd April 2018

Glebe Society members’ response to this project has been wonderful – so many items delivered to the first drop-off session at St Helen’s and by pick-ups as well as cash donations. Thank you all.  Read more »

Get your Glebe Society ‘Keep Cup’
Posted on 3rd April 2018

The Society is doing its bit by making available Glebe Society-branded Keep Cups for the bargain price of $5. The cups are good quality and come in a mix of colours, sizes and material.  Read more »

William Carlton Gardens – A Secret Garden in the Heart of Glebe
Posted on 3rd April 2018

A Glebe Society member wanted to share with members what she and other locals have also been doing to protect and improve the vegetation and habitat in the William Carlton Gardens  Read more »

News from the Blue Wren Subcommittee (April 2018)
Posted on 3rd April 2018

“Wild Sydney”. Planting day at Orphan School Creek and 10th anniversary of the publication of ‘Superb Fairy-Wren Habitat in Glebe & Forest Lodge”  Read more »

Big Changes in Planning – Local Planning Panels

Big Changes in Planning – Local Planning Panels
Posted on 3rd April 2018

In what is a monumental centralisation of the planning system in NSW, Planning NSW has made it mandatory from 1 March for all Sydney councils and Wollongong City Council to establish Local Planning Panels.  Read more »