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CEOs sleep rough

 

· Tuesday, July 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

Roy Wakelin-King, CEO of the Australian Technology Park (ATP), became aware of the event because the ATP runs Eveleigh Markets and, while he wasn’t sure exactly what he…

Weave Only Just Begun

 

· Tuesday, July 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

Formerly known as South Sydney Youth Services, WEAVE is a non-profit community organisation working with approximately 2,000 people, over 60 per cent of whom are Indigenous Australians. Thursday…

Big Stay Out for Mini Vinnies

 

· Tuesday, July 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

These are just some of the comments made by the student participants in the Mini-Vinnies Stay Out held in the playground of St Mary’s School. Modeled on the well-known…

Hope despite the climes

 

· Tuesday, July 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

Decades of incompatibility between religion and science were struck down at the Perceptions on Climate Change forum held in June at the Uniting Church’s Centre for Ministry in…

Greening Balmain – an interview with Jamie parker MP

 

· Tuesday, July 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

For Mr Parker, his success was an important step in marking out the future of the people in his electorate and working towards social justice and environmental sustainability….

Rachel Forster site community meeting

 

· Tuesday, July 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

With virtually no reference to the existing buildings, the current proposal was compared to the plans approved under the Redfern-Waterloo Act of the previous NSW government. As there…

2011 Census

 

· Saturday, July 7, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

THE AUSTRALIAN Bureau of Statistics has released its first figures from the 2011 census. When compared to earlier census data the 2011 figures show population increases in the Sydney LGA up 8.2 per cent over the last five years with Redfern up 4.8 per cent and Waterloo up 25.2 per cent for over the same period. over the last 10 years the population of Redfern has increased 9.7 per cent and Waterloo a huge 206 per cent!

Bye-bye SMDA

 

· Saturday, July 7, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

THE NSW budget announced the demise of the Sydney Metropolitan development Authority (SMdA) and its amalgamation with Landcom into a new state-wide body called urbangrowth nSW. The new body will have compulsory acquisition powers like the current SMdA and will be in place by mid-July.

Notre Dame fears

 

· Saturday, July 7, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

SINCE THE University of Notre Dame (UNDA) first opened in Chippendale it has purchased several sites and expanded its campus more than five-fold. Contrary to previous undertakings, the university is now starting to encroach residential streets. estimates indicate nearly 4,000 students attend the Chippendale campus. This is well ahead of projections.

Leamington saved

 

· Saturday, July 7, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

SAVE LEAMINTON AVE Inc (SLA) has been seeking assurances that their homes are safe since a leaflet arrived in their letterboxes showing resumption in June 2010. After two years they have received a letter from Transport for NSW (TNSW) director General assuring them that “properties in that area are not required for transport projects, either now or in the foreseeable future”.