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Laptops needed for Glebe Youth Service
Posted on 8th April 2021

Glebe Youth Service (GYS) is currently seeking donations of second-hand laptops and tablets.  Read more »

Christmas Appeal 2020 results
Posted on 27th February 2021

The Glebe Society Christmas Appeal provided gifts for chlldren and parents living in supported accommodation in Glebe last year, and children undertaking programs at the Glebe PCYC  Read more »

The popularity of Kitchen Packs continues
Posted on 7th March 2021

Thanks to the thoughtful donations of Glebe Society members and their friends and families, Elsie Women’s Refuge and Rainbow Lodge have been provided with kitchen starter packs.  Read more »

Sewing for Good
Posted on 7th March 2021

The Sewing for Good (SFG) group continued to produce sewn, knitted and crocheted items during 2020, despite losing access to the original venue at Glebe Town Hall in January.   Read more »

Balmain Hospital needs consumer representatives
Posted on 27th February 2021

Balmain Hospital is looking for individuals to join their long-standing consumer representative group.  Read more »

Glebe plan shows lack of respect – Letter in Sydney Morning Herald
Posted on 1st January 2021

The Glebe Society’s letter, published on Jan 1st, 2021, about plans to trash the 50-year legacy of good public policy and town planning in Glebe  Read more »

Kitchen Pack update, and thank you
Posted on 2nd January 2021

Members responded generously to our request, a few months ago, to re-stock our kitchen pack supplies.   Read more »

Common Ground (Camperdown): On Glebe’s doorstep – interested in volunteering?
Posted on 1st January 2021

It’s the five-storey orange and grey building with balconies, on Pyrmont Bridge Rd, opposite the old Children’s Hospital and Sterling apartments. Common Ground Sydney provides housing for long-term homeless people and people on low to moderate incomes in inner-city Sydney. They need volunteers.  Read more »

A new ‘Men’s Table’ in Glebe
Posted on 4th November 2020

By Jan Macindoe, Community Development Convenor, Glebe Society Bulletin November 2020    The Men’s Table invites men to pull up a chair at The Glebe Hotel, 63 Bay St, on Monday 23 November at 6.30 pm as we introduce a new way to support your community. It is a charity dedicated to creating a unique […]  Read more »

Housing Diversity State Environmental Planning Policy
Posted on 17th October 2020

Will the State Government’s proposed Housing Diversity Planning Policy help redress the current desperate shortage of social and affordable housing in Glebe and across the state?  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 »

Glebe Point Rd Retail: COVID-19 Impact
Posted on 1st September 2020

by Brian Fuller, Heritage Subcommittee Convenor, 1 August 2020 In September last year the Heritage Subcommittee undertook an audit of Glebe Point Rd retail shops in order to track the retail impact on the many heritage buildings in the stretch between Broadway and Bridge Rd. At that time there were 19 vacancies. The Society prepared […]  Read more »

Children learn through experiences. Can we help provide some variety in Glebe?
Posted on 1st September 2020

by Janice Challinor, Community Development Subcommittee Convenor The richness of a child’s environment is one of the factors which determines how he or she learns and develops. Physical challenges, exposure to cultural expressions such as music, art and literature, and gradual increases in personal responsibilities and opportunities to overcome difficulties are all experiences which help […]  Read more »

Community Development Subcommittee members needed
Posted on 1st September 2020

by Janice Challinor, Convenor Community Development Subcommittee Okay, you won’t get to feed a baby elephant, BUT you will get to make Glebe a better community! The Community Development Subcommittee is looking for new members. If you’re interested in finding out more about what would be involved, contactcommunity@glebesociety.org.au.  Read more »

Glebe Youth Service with volunteers organising food relief.

Glebe Youth Service Update
Posted on 9th July 2020

The team at Glebe Youth Service (GYS) continue to provide a high level of a support, averaging around 120 boxes of fruit and vegetables per week to around 125 households each week. The food relief program fulfils the dual aims of ensuring food security and providing social connection. When GYS staff and volunteers deliver food, […]  Read more »