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Fox Sightings in Glebe

Fox Sightings in Glebe

A fox has been sighted in Glebe at least twice in the last few weeks. The Facebook post received many comments confirming the sighting, but a letter from John and Jenny Sergeant drew our attention to the serious consequences of feral animals in Glebe.  Read more »

Councillor Philip Thalis to be Guest Speaker at the Glebe Society’s 49th AGM

The Society will hold its Annual General Meeting at Glebe Town Hall, St Johns Rd Glebe, on Sunday 19 August at 11am. Councillor Philip Thalis will be Guest Speaker  Read more »

City of Sydney’s Safety Audit of Glebe and Forest Lodge

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 »

Mystery Surrounds Empty Building

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

Vale Deb Cameron – ‘One of Glebe’s friendliest faces’

We were greatly saddened by the untimely death of journalist and Glebeite, Deb Cameron in mid June 2018.   Read more »

AM for Dr Alex Byrne in the Queen’s Birthday Honours

Congratulations to Glebe Society member, Dr John Alexander Byrne for becoming a member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Alex Byrne is being recognised for his significant service to library and information management through initiatives to develop access to global and Indigenous resources.   Read more »

Glebe Foreshore Walk to Represent Australia at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

The Glebe Foreshore Walk has been selected as one of three City of Sydney projects for inclusion in the ‘Repair’ exhibit in the Australian Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.  Read more »

Elsie Walk Mural

A small neighbourhood celebration was recently held to mark the completion of a Mural along Elsie Walk.  Read more »

Submission opposing aspects of the DA for the Glebe Island concrete facility

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 »

Kitchen Starter Packs (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 »

Another Free Kick for Developers

Another Free Kick for Developers

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

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 »

Anzac Day Glebe 2018

The Anzac Day service was held at Foley Park at 7.30am on Wednesday 25 April. The service was led by Rev Mark Wormell, Rector of St John’s, Glebe. Max Solling addressed the gathering.  Read more »

Submission to the Inquiry into the Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Bill 2017

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 »

Anna Couani’s Essay on Glebe

If you are interested in Glebe’s social history and in great writing, you will certainly be interested in Anna Couani’s feature piece in the Sydney Review of Books.  Read more »

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