Elections

Canada Bay Greens responds to the NSW Government’s revised plan for Rhodes

Submission The Canada Bay Greens has responded to the Government’s revised plan for Rhodes with a submission. Here is the submission summary: This submission was in response to the NSW Government’s call for submissions to their revised plan for Rhodes. For details of that plan, go to: https://www.planning.nsw.gov.au/Plans-for-your-area/Priority-Growth-Areas-and-Precincts/Rhodes The NSW government plan for Rhodes offers …

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Report for June 2018 (short version)

Attended Council meeting 12 June, where councillors agreed to update the Local Environmental Plan (the key local document for planning matters) to give Council more control in dealing with new state government rules, of which the latest is their low rise medium density policy. Chaired Council’s environment advisory committee meeting on 28 June. The Committee …

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Greens re-elected to Council

In a hard-fought election campaign, Greens member Charles Jago has been elected to the City of Canada Bay Council to replace retiring councillor Pauline Tyrrell, who has completed three terms on Council.  Overall voting trends in the Council area showed a swing away from the Liberals and Labor, while the Greens achieved a small positive …

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Candidates for Canada Bay Council election announced

Canada Bay Greens are fielding a diverse team of candidates for the upcoming Council elections on 9 September. Heading the team is Charles Jago who is also running as the Greens mayoral candidate.  He is supported Alysha Hardy, James Okeby, Pauline Tyrrell and Steve Maxwell. During the 30 years Charles has lived in the Council …

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Date set for Canada Bay Council elections

Residents will go to the polls on September 9 to elect nine councillors to represent the community on the City of Canada Bay Council, despite uncertainty over the proposed amalgamation with Strathfield and Burwood Councils. Under the Local Government Act 1993, Councils where a merger is proposed but have not been amalgamated by April 10 …

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Win for first appeal against forced Council mergers

The NSW Court of Appeal has ruled that the process used to support the proposed merger between Ku-ring-gai and Hornsby Councils did not accord with procedural fairness. At the heart of its challenge was a report by consultancy KPMG, which recommended Council mergers and which the government refused to release in its entirety, claiming it …

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NSW government wants a privatised public transport network paid for by taxpayers

NSW Transport Minister, Andrew Constance has told media of the government’s vision for a completely privatised public transport network. Mr. Constance told AFR on Monday that “in 10 to 15 years’ time, government will not be in the provision of transport services”. Greens NSW MP and Transport Spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has called the …

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