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Windsor Bridge – Hidden documents reveal political interference in planning process

Documents forcibly disclosed from the NSW government by order of the State’s Upper House show high level political interference in the planning approval process for the controversial Windsor Bridge replacement project. The project has been strongly criticised for the damage it will do to Thompson Square, Australia’s oldest public square.  The documents revealed show how […]

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A little bit of truth about the Planning Bill

What on earth happened to the Planning Bill in the NSW Upper House that has got the government and big business so hot under the collar? If you believed the property developers and the miners then the sky fell in.  The big miners and their mates in the Property Council and the NSW Business Chamber […]

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What’s wrong with the Planning Bill 2013?

We have a number of continuing concerns about the direction of the Planning Bill 2013 as presented to the Parliament. Please sign the petition and join the campaign on our website here. These concerns are noted briefly below. 1. Failure to accept key elements of the Moore and Dyer planning review, especially; (a)   Having ecologically sustainable […]

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Media release: Parliament demands openness on Windsor Bridge replacement project

The NSW Parliament today supported a call for papers relating to the planned destruction of the Windsor Bridge. This order will require the Department of Planning, the Minister for Planning and the Premier to produce a range of papers and communications relating to the Windsor Bridge Replacement Project. Greens MP and Heritage Spokesperson David Shoebridge […]

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