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Save Bondi Pavilion

Bondi Pavilion is an iconic arts, community and cultural facility serving the community of Bondi and Sydney. Bondi Pavilion’s facilities include the Bondi Theatre, exhibition spaces, meeting rooms and more. Bondi Pavilion currently plays host to many activities with a strong community focus, including art exhibitions, community education classes, workshops, screenings and more. It is […]

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Liberal National government’s heartless Martin Place bill passes

Today in National Homelessness Week the Liberal National government rushed through legislation that will allow police to remove the homeless people from Martin Place, seize and destroy their belongings and break up non-“authorised” protests within the CBD. This is a heartless response from a heartless government that would rather see homeless people disappear than take […]

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Save St Albans Common have saved St Albans Common!

Today is a wonderful day for the people of the Hawkesbury area with the success of the hard fought campaign of the dedicated band at Save St Albans Common. When this precious place was under threat the local community came together and worked hard to ensure it would be protected now and into the future. […]

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Bushwalking club: walk reports for 24 March and 26 March

                  Great North Walk One: Sydney to Boronia Park  When: Friday 24 March, meet at 9.15am – 9.45am ferry from Circular Quay to Woolwich, finished at Boronia Park 12:00 The walk:  Moving from the waterfront at Woolwich through the leafy streets of Woolwich and Hunters Hill this is […]

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Consultation on the future of “the commons” – submissions due TUESDAY

Submissions are open until COB Tuesday for “Recognising and protecting the values of commons” – a proposal that will have a far reaching impact on public lands – make a submission to: community.engagement@crownland.nsw.gov.au The Government’s Fact Sheet about the proposed changes is here. Our submission is here: 170216 CROWN LANDS Commons submission You may also wish […]

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Crown Land reforms coming to Parliament

After four years of review, 600 public submissions, a review from the Auditor General and a Parliamentary Inquiry, the Baird Government has finally handed down its proposed reforms to manage the Crown land estate. The Crown Land Management Bill 2016 creates a new, single piece of legislation to administer Crown land in NSW. The Greens […]

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Crown Land reforms raise concerns for local land protection

Crown land reforms tabled in Parliament today are a genuine first step in ensuring that public land is properly managed for the public benefit, but there are serious questions raised by the legislation that proposes large transfers of land to local councils without clear statutory protections. Under the Baird Government’s proposed legislation a large portion […]

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