Category Archives: Urban Renewal

Greens reject Thatcherite austerity measures for Newcastle

The budget principles being pushed by the interim General Manager and senior staff are a pretext to sell community assets and slash services, said Newcastle Greens Councillor Therese Doyle and Councillor Michael Osborne. “The Lord Mayor and his conservative allies … Continue reading

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NURS2012 Public Meeting

Below are two videos from the NURS2012 public meeting we held last month. Councillor Michael Osborne discusses the various issues in the NURS2012 document and David Shoebridge MLC discusses planning in a statewide context with reference to the white and … Continue reading

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Draft Newcastle Urban Renewal Strategy

The Draft Newcastle Urban Renewal Strategy presents what appears to be some highly desirable upgrades for our city’s public spaces and buildings. Artists’ impressions paint an inviting picture. Who wouldn’t want what’s on offer: vistas of newly refurbished squares and … Continue reading

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A Greens Vision for Newcastle

A Greens Vision for Newcastle Newcastle Urban Renewal Strategy 2012 Refocussed on the community The State Government has delivered a plan for Newcastle that cuts residents out of decision-making, delivers windfall profits for developers by allowing bigger, fatter buildings, ignores … Continue reading

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Tell the State Government what you think

Newcastle Urban Renewal Strategy 2012: Submission Guide: Some useful points that you could include in your submission: This is an important document for the future of Newcastle and yet was placed on exhibition over the Christmas holiday period, I hereby … Continue reading

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