Category Archives: Public Transport

More bluster and bullying from Baird on the Newcastle rail rezoning

The Newcastle community, and Newcastle Council, must not be bullied by the Baird Government to support UrbanGrowth’s rezoning plans for the Newcastle rail line. The veiled threat by Transport Minister Andrew Constance that Newcastle Council is “robbing the people of … Continue reading

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Keep Rail on the Corridor Forum – Monday 9th May

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Public Transport for Hunter Communities

Public Transport for Hunter Communities Next Meeting Wednesday 16 December,  Station Hotel Hamilton 4:00pm Concerned Hunter citizens will be meeting again next Wednesday, 16 December at 4:00 pm at the Station Hotel Hamilton to discuss the year’s events and regroup. many … Continue reading

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Keep Newcastle Transport in Public Hands Forum

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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

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Rail Rally – October 11th

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Greens Media Release on Newcastle Rail

Following the decision on Tuesday by Newcastle Council to support the extension of light rail in Newcastle and the formation of a Hunter Transport Authority, Newcastle Greens Councillor Therese Doyle said ‘There is widespread concern in the Newcastle community over the … Continue reading

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Hunter Transport Forum – Wed 30 September

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State Greens call on Baird Government to lift gag on Newcastle revitalisation discussion

The state meeting of the NSW Greens in Gloucester this weekend has called on the state government to lift its gag on discussion of key parts of the city’s revitalisation in its current “Community Engagement” process. The government’s process has … Continue reading

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Greens blast ‘misleading and deceptive’ Liberal public transport claims in Newcastle election leaflet

The Greens today blasted a Liberal election leaflet being distributed throughout the Newcastle area that claims the Baird government has delivered “12,000 extra public transport services per week”. “It’s just as well for the Liberals that consumer protection laws don’t … Continue reading

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