December 2013 archive

Local Submission on the CBD to South East Light Rail Environmental Impact Statement from the Randwick-Botany Greens

The full Randwick-Botany Greens submission to the EIS for the CBD to South East Light Rail (CSELR) is available here. The local Greens generally support the CSELR but have called for route realignments and operating adjustments that would ameliorate the excessive loss of trees, street parking and the open space of High Cross Park. A …

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Heavy Rail Labor Tries Light Rail Derailment Bid – 13th December 2013

The Editor The Southern Courier Randwick Labor Tries to Derail Achievable CBD To South East Light Rail Project With Unachievable Heavy Rail Push. The recent heavy rail push by local Labor is about giving themselves a superficially saleable rail policy that they can show is different to that of the Liberals who are committed to …

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Response by Greens Councillor Murray Matson to “inconsistent” heavy rail position taken by Randwick Labor Councillors and Liberal Councillor Robert Belleli – December 6th 2013

Are Randwick’s Labor Councillors and Liberal Robert Belleli inconsistently  ‘engaging’ heavy rail into the Government’s UAP agenda despite agreeing with The Greens that light rail should be ‘disengaged’ from it? Last Tuesday’s unqualified motion by Labor’s Tony Bowen (supported by Bellleli) calling for heavy rail to Maroubra and Randwick junctions flies in the face of …

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