Category Archives: 2012 Local

Newcastle Council Elections 2012 – Thanks to all our great Greens supporters

The recent council election was one of the toughest in the twenty-one year history of Newcastle Greens, with an outcome to match. We now have a multi-millionaire developer as our new Lord Mayor, and a council with at least four … Continue reading

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Connected Cities Policy

Newcastle Greens Policy on Connected City (long version). Adopted August 2012 Newcastle Greens recognise that transport is a key component of a sustainable, fair and liveable city. Responsibility for transport infrastructure and services is shared among different spheres of government, … Continue reading

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Newcastle Greens launch their Vibrant and Activated Public Places policy

“Vibrant and activated public places happen when people feel welcome and included in public events. said Therese Doyle, Greens candidate for Ward 2 in the 8 September Newcastle council elections. “ “Newcastle is a city with an abundance of beautiful … Continue reading

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Vibrant and Activated Public Places Policy

Arts and Culture, Public Places and Tourism, Recreation and Sport Newcastle can become a welcoming, safe and vibrant place through embracing diversity and inclusiveness. Vibrant public places in Newcastle can be created by establishing diverse public events and supporting entertainment … Continue reading

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We need your help – Newcastle Council Elections

We NEED your help – we are only 9 days from Election day. The Newcastle Greens need your help to ensure that we secure seats on the newly elected council to move Newcastle forward towards a more visionary Green future. You … Continue reading

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National Container Deposit Scheme Legislation – Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE 1/09/2012 Locals Show Overwhelming Support for National Container Deposit Scheme “Yesterday, Newcastle residents joined us in showing their overwhelming support for a container deposit scheme by participating in our own buyback event”, said Newcastle Greens Ward 3 candidate, … Continue reading

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Greens announce preferences for Newcastle Council election

23 August 2012 Newcastle Greens today announced the preference recommendations they will be making to voters on Greens how-to-vote cards for the Newcastle council election. The Greens how-to-votes for Newcastle will recommend the following: Lord Mayor: 1 John Sutton (The … Continue reading

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Greens launch Newcastle Council campaign

Friday 17th August The Federal Parliamentary Leader of The Greens, Christine Milne, today launched The Greens campaign for the Newcastle Council elections. Ms Milne was joined for today’s launch by The Greens’ four lead candidates for the Newcastle election: Councillor … Continue reading

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Greens lead charge for electric Lord Mayoral car

Greens councillors will move to make Newcastle Council’s next Lord Mayoral vehicle an electric car, and to have recharge stations for electric vehicles installed in city car parks, The Greens Lord Mayoral and Ward 4 candidate for Newcastle, John Sutton, … Continue reading

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