Tag Archives: Development

Save the Store, Urges Greens Councillor

The facade of Newcastle’s iconic Store building should be incorporated into the state government’s proposed bus interchange, Greens councillor John Mackenzie says. Cr Mackenzie will urge Newcastle councillors to back him at a city council meeting on Tuesday. Cr Mackenzie wants the Store’s … Continue reading

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Public funds not handouts for developers

MINE subsidence is a major constraint to Newcastle’s revitalisation, but the state government should not be undermining our public infrastructure fund by giving handouts to private developers, as they have recently announced. We need a sustainable, equitable and long-term solution, … Continue reading

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Smarter Newcastle Forum with Scott Ludlam – Oct 4th

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Put NEW back in NEWCASTLE – Forum with Senator Scott Ludlam – October 4th

Newcastle Greens PRESENTS SENATOR SCOTT LUDLAM & Other Guests A Smarter Newcastle A Smarter Future a forum of leading Newcastle citizens to discuss Q&A the future direction for the city and the region Saturday Evening Event 4th October 2014 SAVE … Continue reading

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Consequences of ICAC Hearing yet to be Realised

For the city at the centre of the saga, the consequences are yet to be realised. Greens Councillor Therese Doyle and  Tim Crakanthorp are calling for a moratorium on development decisions made by the state government. See NBN report here.

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The Battle for Janet Street Merewether

See Greens Councillor, Therese Doyle’s interview on Current Affair regarding development in Janet Street Merewether. This is an example of how Private Certifiers don’t work at ensuring compliance. http://aca.ninemsn.com.au/article/8864847/the-battle-for-janet-street

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Our Port Our Future Please Act Now!

Friday December 6th 2013:  Message to Members and Supporters from Cr Michael Osborne NEW STATE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY FOR NEWCASTLE PORT 2013 Please take action (IT’S EASY). Cut and paste the form letter below, or write in your own words reasons … Continue reading

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BUILD CHEAPER BETTER AND NEW COURTS IN EXISTING PRECINCT

The Herald has described the recent approval for a new Newcastle CBD courthouse as a “green light”. There is no support for this flawed proposal, however, from Newcastle Greens” announced Ward 3 candidate , Keith Parsons. Newcastle Greens call on … Continue reading

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