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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 »

Planning Report (July 2018)
Posted on 5th July 2018

Tramsheds Growers’ Market, Harold Park and Proposed Amendment to DCP 2012: Broadway between Glebe Point Rd and former Grace Bros  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 »