Category Archives: Newcastle Council

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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Greens Mayoral Candidate, Councillor Therese Doyle launches Campaign

Clr Doyle will be joined by Dr John Kaye NSW Greens Upper House MP and spokesperson for the Hunter “Dr John Kaye and I will be launching the Greens campaign for the mayoralty of Newcastle at the Wallsend Rotunda at … Continue reading

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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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“Wolf-in-sheep’s-clothing” Independents standing in the Newcastle Lord Mayoral contest

Newcastle voters should be very cautious of “wolf-in-sheep’s-clothing” Independents standing in the Newcastle Lord Mayoral contest, Newcastle Greens Lord Mayoral candidate Councillor Therese Doyle said today. “Many Newcastle voters were seriously burnt at the 2012 council election when they voted … Continue reading

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Time for openness and integrity in Newcastle politics

Developer bans should stay If the Hunter and NSW communities  are to once again have confidence in democracy, developer dollars have to be kept out of the political process. If the environment is to be liveable and heritage preserved then … Continue reading

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