Tag Archives: Community Consultation

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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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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Call for Extraordinary meeting of Newcastle City Council

Dear Lord Mayor Pursuant to clauses 7.1.3 and 7.2, of Newcastle Council’s Code of Meeting Practice, we, the undersigned, hereby request that you call an Extraordinary Meeting of Newcastle Council as outlined below. An extraordinary Council Meeting on the draft … Continue reading

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NDIS Community Forum Wednesday 4th December

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Unseemly haste in Newcastle City Council’s radical restructure

At last Tuesday’s meeting Newcastle City Council radically restructured the way it will operate. Unfortunately, it was done without real consultation with the elected councillors. The new management structure will eliminate one director, an entire division and five senior management … Continue reading

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Community Engagement – Without Community Input

Newcastle councillors are being asked to adopt a Community Engagement Policy without even putting the document on public exhibition, according to Newcastle Greens councillors. The council will be considering the draft Community Engagement Policy and Community Engagement Framework at tomorrow … 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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Newcastle Greens launch their Vibrant and Activated Public Places policy

“Vibrant and activated public places happen when people feel welcome and included in public events. said Therese Doyle, Greens candidate for Ward 2 in the 8 September Newcastle council elections. “ “Newcastle is a city with an abundance of beautiful … Continue reading

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Our Port Our Future Community Forum – Community Representations

NO MORE “Business as usual” AT NEWCASTLE PORT OUR PORT OUR FUTURE COMMUNITY FORUM Friday 17th August, 2012 To see full report click here

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A Caring and Inclusive Community

Newcastle Greens Policy A Caring and Inclusive Community Social and economic justice is a core principle of The Greens. Newcastle Greens have been at the forefront of making our city a caring, inclusive community. Local government is the sphere of … Continue reading

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