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Planning Overview

In the 1960s, Glebe was viewed as a slum, ripe for demolition. Today it is a sought after residential suburb. The story of this transformation is not only a story of changing tastes and lifestyles, but also the story of a determined group of residents who saw the potential beauty and amenity of their suburb and fought to preserve it from the bulldozers.  Read more »



Posts about Planning

DA is Out But Moving the Sydney Fish Market Makes No Sense!
Posted on 28th October 2019

The objections to the new site relate to the lack of a business case, loss of unrestricted 24 hour access to the foreshore, loss of potential for a waterfront to Wentworth Park amenity, and access and transport implications.  Read more »

Submission to City of Sydney about Retail on Glebe Point Road

Submission to City of Sydney about Retail on Glebe Point Road
Posted on 28th October 2019

The Society recently made a submission the City of Sydney in relation to Glebe Point Road retail.  Read more »

My NBN Story – a cautionary tale
Posted on 8th August 2019

Apparently about 75% of homes are now connected to NBN. That means that in 25%, including many in Glebe, people are waiting anxiously to find out what happens next. When I mention NBN most people have experienced or know of horror stories, for instance back to base burglar alarms seem to be incompatible with NBN. […]  Read more »

Planning Report (May 2019)
Posted on 3rd May 2019

Yelvertoft, 75 Hereford St  Read more »

NBN Rollout
Posted on 3rd May 2019

A window of opportunity exists to get the NBN rolled-out right in Glebe & Forest Lodge – can you help?  Read more »

A Total Disregard for Our Heritage Streetscapes?
Posted on 1st April 2019

Unsightly plastic NBN conduit and cabling.  Read more »

Council’s new community strategic plan – Sustainable Sydney 2050

Council’s new community strategic plan – Sustainable Sydney 2050
Posted on 14th March 2019

City of Sydney is undertaking an extensive community consultation program for everyone who lives, works and studies in or visits the city.   Read more »

Planning Report (March 2019)
Posted on 14th March 2019

Archbishop moves to Glebe, Bellevue Cafe, Opal Tower and Late-night trading  Read more »

Revisiting the Fish Market Relocation

Revisiting the Fish Market Relocation
Posted on 14th March 2019

This may be a useful moment to consider the state of things with the Bays Precinct, including the new Fish Market site and how effectively the public interest is being protected in relation to critical matters such as housing, transport, open space and other social infrastructure needs.   Read more »

Planning Report (November 2018)

Planning Report (November 2018)
Posted on 3rd December 2018

Sydney Fish Market, Public Participation, Metropolitan Remand Centre, Yelvertoft, Durham Court and Community Consultation  Read more »

Planning Report (October 2018)

Planning Report (October 2018)
Posted on 2nd November 2018

Durham Court (417 Glebe Point Road), 225-279 Broadway and Bellevue  Read more »

Planning Report (September 2018)
Posted on 30th September 2018

232 Glebe Point Rd, 16 Glebe Point Rd, 202 Glebe Point Rd and Bellevue  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 »

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 »

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 »