August 2013 archive

State Government’s hybrid Light Rail and bus solution for Anzac Parade congestion should work based on Randwick Council’s 2011 Study says Greens Councillor Murray Matson

Less light rail cars (lets call them trams) are needed to move passengers along Anzac Parade than the current number of buses according to the Randwick Light Rail Pre-feasibility Study of 2011. There are 133 buses per hour moving past Moore Park at peak time making it the busiest point on Anzac Parade (source page …

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Greens candidate for Kingsford Smith James Macdonald interviewed on 2SER

James was interviewed as part of 2SER “engaging the youth vote” series in the run-up to the September 7th federal election. The interview from this morning has been put up on 2SER’s website. 20

James Macdonald youtube video on what it is about being the Greens candidate for Kingsford Smith

A inspiring youtube video about the Kingsford Smith candidate has just been posted.       20

Kingsford Smith: Greens release how to vote card

The Greens have released the how-to-vote card to be used in the seat of Kingsford Smith for the federal election on the 7th September 2013. Viewers are welcome to download it. 20

NSW Liqour Act review: Coles and Woolworths push for greater promotional discounting of alcohol

Coles and Woolies are under fire from Randwick Greens Councillor Murray Matson. The retailers are pushing the State Government to wind back proposed promotional restrictions on alcohol discounting. Councillor Matson is putting forward a motion calling for a Randwick City Council submission to the Government’s review of the Alcohol Act. He represents East Ward on …

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Kingsford Smith election news – Greens to Promote New Bike Path and Light Rail Projects

The site of the upgraded Alison road bike path was visited by Greens Senate candidate Cate Faehrmann at 1pm this Saturday. She used this Greens supported initiative to highlight the positive public transport initiatives of the Greens and their candidate James Macdonald in Kingsford Smith Ms Faehrmann outlined The Australian Greens transport policy “Sustainable Planning and Transport” to …

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Kingsford Smith: James Macdonald ready as Rudd calls 2013 election

The Greens in Kingsford Smith have welcomed the announcement of the September 7th federal election. Candidate James Macdonald said the Greens are offering a unique alternative to the “increasingly synchronized” policies of the major parties. He said on the weekend, “The Greens have a positive and constructive vision for the nation, and we’re eager to …

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