Tag Archives: Local Government

Local democracy, collaborative leadership and open government policy

Newcastle Greens Policy on  Local Democracy, Collaborative Leadership and Open Government An open, responsive, community-focussed council  Newcastle Greens believe that deepening local democracy and rebuilding trust between Newcastle City Council and the community should be a top priority. Without this, … Continue reading

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Our 2012 Election Campaign Kickoff Night

On Saturday May 12 we held our first major event for the 2012 Election Campaign. The campaign kick off involved fantastic performances, a special guest, a very droll MC, speeches from each of the council candidates, a high stakes raffle … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cities… Trees

What Sydney does with its iconic fig trees. Earth v Sky – Glebe       What Newcastle does with its!!! Save Our Figs – Newcastle

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Media Release: Trees removed without consultation, say Greens

Tuesday 15 May 2012 Yesterday’s removal of large fig trees from an Adamstown Park demonstrated that Newcastle Council is now acting on the threat it made in its internal review of the Laman Street trees matter to remove significant trees … Continue reading

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