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Glebe Society Community Festival

Join our 50th Birthday celebrations!  Read more »

Proposal to Make Harold Park Off-leash for Dogs

The City of Sydney invites feedback on a proposal to make the grass lawn of Harold Park ‘off-leash’.   Read more »

A Total Disregard for Our Heritage Streetscapes?

Unsightly plastic NBN conduit and cabling.  Read more »

Ageing in Place

Ageing in Place

The Community Development Subcommittee hosted a round table afternoon tea and discussion in October last year to gather information from Glebe Society members about their experience and those of friends and relatives with respect to Ageing in Place in Glebe.  Read more »

Council’s new community strategic plan – Sustainable Sydney 2050

Council’s new community strategic plan – Sustainable Sydney 2050

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

2019 is Party Time … Celebrate 50 years of the Glebe Society!

Next year on 19 June, the Glebe Society will be 50 years ‘young’. Plans are being developed to celebrate this important milestone and the contributions the Society has made to protecting our local heritage and environment and building our community.  Read more »

Wentworth Park – a ‘growth centre’?

Concern has been expressed on the Glebe Society’s Facebook page about the inclusion of Wentworth Park in Urban Growth’s ‘The Bays Growth Area’.  Read more »

New Sydney Fish Market: Smart Building, Challenged Site

The design for the new Sydney Fish Market is now on display and Urban Growth NSW is holding public information sessions to boast about its attractive features.  Read more »

Appointment of a New Glebe Society President: Verity Firth

The Management Committee is delighted to announce that, at a meeting held on 31 October, it appointed Verity Firth to fill the casual vacancy of President.  Read more »

Mysterious Old Graffiti in Lew Hoad Reserve

Can you tell us anything about this old graffiti in Lew Hoad Reserve?  Read more »

Call for Ideas Illustrating a Special Moment or Event in the Glebe Society’s History

As part of the Glebe Society’s 50th Anniversary celebrations, a photographic exhibition is being planned of special events in the organisation’s history. If you have a photo, video or document that recalls a special moment in the Glebe Society’s past, whether it be of people, openings (or even closings), place naming ceremonies, campaigns, commemorations, celebrations or community gatherings, please let us know.  Read more »

Re-dedication of Tramsheds War Memorial

The Tramsheds War Memorial is returning to its original location at the Tramsheds. It will be re-dedicated on Thursday 8 November 2018 at 11am.  Read more »

Dirty Reds Film: 88 Years

This 16 minute short film gives a fascinating account of the life, death and rebirth of Australia’s first rugby league team, Glebe Rugby League Football Club.  Read more »

How the Glebe Society is Using Twitter

Alice Simpson-Young shares how the Glebe Society Twitter account is currently being used to illustrate how Twitter works:  Read more »

Do You Have a Den of Foxes Living under Your House?

Foxes have not only been sighted in Glebe, they are suspected of killing two loved, and well-known, pet hens.  Read more »



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