Category Archives: Newcastle Council

Why must we keep trees in our cities?

Before the storm that tore through our city on the night of Monday 20th April wreaking havoc in its path, nobody would have even asked that question. But now, many of us feel less certain about trees; we’ve had our … Continue reading

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Run-down public sites need “Renew Newcastle” type approach to stop demolition by neglect, say Greens

The Greens candidate for Ward 3, Nevenka Bareham, today called for a systematic and cooperative approach for identifying and re-use of deteriorating local public buildings and sites in the Newcastle area. Ms Bareham said that she had recently been contacted … Continue reading

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Ward 3 Candidate Nevenka Bareham will protect local shopping strips.

Media Release Saturday 14th February 2015 The Greens’ candidate for the Ward 3 by-election has vowed she will fight to protect local shopping strips from the detrimental effects of shopping centres. “Our shopping strips are the hearts of our community. … Continue reading

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Greens’ candidate for Ward 3 address to Lambton resident’s forum

Presentation to Lambton Residents Group Monday 16th February 6pm at Lambton Bowling club Good evening fellow candidates, residents of ward 3, and other visitors Firstly I would like to acknowledge the land on which we are meeting is Awabakal land, … Continue reading

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Nevenka Bareham signs open government reform package with ALP Ward 3 Candidate

Media Release Monday 16th February 2015 The Greens candidate for the Newcastle Ward 3 by-election, Nevenka Bareham, today affirmed her support for a suite of democratic reforms to Newcastle Council that will be under threat if conservative forces regain control … Continue reading

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No More Ward 3 Park Selloffs Says Greens Candidate

Media Release Saturday 8th February 2015 The Greens candidate for the Ward 3 by-election, Nevenka Bareham, today called for an end to the loss of open space and parkland areas in Ward 3. “Four of the six parks on Newcastle … Continue reading

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Ward 3 Candidate Nevenka Bareham calls for footpath upgrades as students return to schools.

Media Release Saturday 3rd February 2015 As the school year starts for 2015, Greens candidate Nevenka Bareham has called for improved footpaths and cycle paths to assist students to walk and cycle to school. “Only a quarter of NSW children … Continue reading

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Greens announce candidate for Ward 3 Council by-election

Media release 16 January 2015  Newcastle Greens have pre-selected Ms Nevenka Bareham as their candidate in the Ward 3 by-election on February 21. Nevenka has lived and worked in Newcastle for over 30 years, having grown up in Sydney.  She … Continue reading

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Greens Councillor calls for investigation of Newcastle Council

Friday 21 November 2014 Greens Councillor Therese Doyle today told a NSW Upper House parliamentary Inquiry that she had called for a full investigation of Newcastle Council by the Office of Local Government. Clr Doyle told the Inquiry, which held … Continue reading

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Open Government Reform Package For Newcastle City Council

An open Lord Mayoral diary, open council briefings, and an internal council Ombudsman are among the key elements of a preference exchange agreement reached between The Greens and Labor for Newcastle’s Lord Mayoral election. Releasing the agreement Greens Lord Mayoral … Continue reading

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