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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 »

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 »

News from the Blue Wrens Subcommittee (August 2018)

News from the Blue Wrens Subcommittee (August 2018)
Posted on 31st August 2018

National Tree Day, the Society’s annual Spring Bird Survey and planting by the Glebe Palmerston and Surrounds Landcare Group.  Read more »

How is Centipede Changing?
Posted on 31st August 2018

Centipede at Glebe Public School Inc. is a community based, charitable organisation that has been providing ‘before and after school care’ and holiday programs for students at the Glebe Primary School since 1989.   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 »

Kitchen Starter Pack News
Posted on 6th August 2018

Extraordinary support from our members has ensured that our project is unequivocally viable. With the project launch, we received a massive amount of good quality recycled goods as well as cash donations but, equally important, there has been a steady stream of recycled goods since then.  Read more »

News from the Blue Wrens Subcommittee (July 2018)

News from the Blue Wrens Subcommittee (July 2018)
Posted on 6th August 2018

Several members of the Orphan School Creek Bush Care group attended the Lord Mayor’s Reception for volunteers and several representatives of bush care groups attended the presentation of a report on the survey the City of Sydney had commissioned to review reptiles and amphibians in the local government area.  Read more »

Planning Report (August 2018)
Posted on 6th August 2018

Naturalisation of Johnstons Creek, Harold Park, Affordable Housing, Better Planning Network Seminar, 13-15 Ross St and Glebe Point Rd Main Street Study (Stage 2)  Read more »

City of Sydney’s Safety Audit of Glebe and Forest Lodge
Posted on 19th July 2018

The City of Sydney, in partnership with local police, are doing a safety audit. The Glebe Society’s scope for input is to present our top three priorities for possible inclusion in the audit at a stakeholder meeting on 31 July.   Read more »

Community News (July 2018)
Posted on 5th July 2018

Vale Noreen Hayes, Book sale for Glebe Public school readers, Glebe Carers’ Support Group and The Glebe Dirty Reds now have a website  Read more »

Mystery Surrounds Empty Building
Posted on 5th July 2018

For more than a year the Glebe Society has been inquiring about the deserted building at 274 Glebe Point Rd.   Read more »

Where to ‘Redcycle’ Your Soft Plastics
Posted on 5th July 2018

If you’re not already doing it, you can recycle soft plastics by taking them to Coles at Broadway and putting them in the ‘Redcycle’ bin.  Read more »