Category Archives: Development

Crown Land Seminar – Thursday October 20th

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Seat of Newcastle Business Forum Q&A

WATCH Karen Howard, Tim Crakanthorp and Michael Osborne share their vison for Hunter business in a special Q & A forum, thanks to Hunter TV.

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Newcastle needs a jobs plan for the future, not Labor’s ‘developer’ driven party centre

Greens by-election candidate for Newcastle Cr Michael Osborne has labeled Labor’s rehashed convention centre announcement as evidence they have learnt nothing from their previous developer mistakes.Greens Newcastle Candidate Cr Michael Osborne said, “That Labor wants to hand over our public foreshore … Continue reading

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Smarter Newcastle Forum with Scott Ludlam – Oct 4th

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Idea Bombing Newcastle – Wednesday 10th September

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Newcastle Lord Mayor must step aside for good of Council

Media Release 1 August 2014 Greens MP David Shoebridge has joined with Newcastle Greens Councillors Michael Osborne and Therese Doyle to call for the Lord Mayor, Cr Jeff McCloy, to stand aside from Council while the Independent Commission against Corruption … Continue reading

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The Battle for Janet Street Merewether

See Greens Councillor, Therese Doyle’s interview on Current Affair regarding development in Janet Street Merewether. This is an example of how Private Certifiers don’t work at ensuring compliance.

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Call for Extraordinary meeting of Newcastle City Council

Dear Lord Mayor Pursuant to clauses 7.1.3 and 7.2, of Newcastle Council’s Code of Meeting Practice, we, the undersigned, hereby request that you call an Extraordinary Meeting of Newcastle Council as outlined below. An extraordinary Council Meeting on the draft … Continue reading

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A Principled Position on Overseas Aid

Australia has a responsibility to contribute to both long term development aimed at eliminating global poverty and to emergency relief. The Greens are commitmented to an increase in the level of Australian overseas aid to a minimum of 0.7% of … Continue reading

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Politics in the Pub – Railways, CBD & Land Values: Killing the Goose?

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