Category Archives: Planning

Here’s how you can help with the Greens Newcastle Council Election campaign

If you’re looking for a rad way to meet the best people Newcastle has to offer, spread the good word about the Greens (especially regarding our excellent candidates running in the Newcastle City Council Elections) and enjoy the lovely winter … Continue reading

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Candidate Forums for Newcastle Council Election

  Here’s your opportunity to meet, hear from, and ask questions of your local candidates in the Newcastle Council election: 29 August: Aesha Awan will be speaking at the Ward 4 Candidate Forum organised by ConnectAbility at Wallsend Library https://www.facebook.com/events/111515282852290/ … Continue reading

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GREENS LAUNCH COUNCIL CAMPAIGN TO PUT COMMUNITIES FIRST

MEDIA RELEASE GREENS LAUNCH COUNCIL CAMPAIGN TO PUT COMMUNITIES FIRST 21 August, 2017   The Greens today launched their campaign to contest all four wards and the Lord Mayoralty in the upcoming Newcastle Council election. Lord Mayor and Ward 2 Candidate … Continue reading

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MEDIA RELEASE: Hunter plan fails to provide residents with future beyond coal

Newcastle and Hunter residents are being urged to help make the region’s future far more than coal, by making a submission to the NSW Government’s current Regional Planning proposals for the area. Having worked with the NSW Government to extend … Continue reading

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Green Streets – News and Views from the Newcastle Greens

Making our urban forest safer ‘Beautiful terror’ in art Community energy powers on Who will revitalise Newcastle? A tale of broken promises T4: Multinational trump locals – again How TAFE is being sacrificed on the altar of ‘competition’ And lots … Continue reading

Posted in Clean Air, Climate Change, Coal Expansion, Container Deposits, Education, Local Community, Local Democracy, Newcastle Port, Planning, Public Transport, Rail Line, Trees, Uncategorized, Urban Renewal | Leave a comment

Greens say it’s time to clean up Australia, starting with cleaning up NSW planning

Planning in NSW will be in the spotlight this Sunday, Clean Up Australia Day, when Greens MP and Planning spokesperson David Shoebridge will be meeting with local Greens candidates Phillipa Parsons and Jane Oakley to demand a transparent and accountable … Continue reading

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Flood-proof Wallsend: Greens

A PLAN to protect Wallsend’s CBD from flooding should be put into action immediately, the Greens say. Greens NSW MP John Kaye and Wallsend Greens candidate Aleona Swegen announced the plans on Sunday to bring state funding through for the project. … Continue reading

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Derail Baird – Workshop, Trades Hall 10:30am 8th December

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Key report on Newcastle development “buried”

A report from an independent expert council planning committee highly critical of changes to inner-city height limits was concealed from Newcastle city councillors and the Newcastle community, Greens Lord Mayoral candidate Councillor Therese Doyle revealed today. Clr Doyle said ”it is … Continue reading

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Smarter Newcastle Forum with Scott Ludlam – Oct 4th

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