September 2017 archive

Greens Mayor Lindsay Shurey wants Randwick City Council to resolve to support the YES vote at its October 10 meeting – 28th September 2017

New Greens Mayor Lindsay Shurey wants Randwick City Council to come out in support of the ‘YES’ vote in the marriage equality survey. Last Tuesday fellow Councillors voted to defer debate on her proposal to the Council’s 10th of October committee meetings. The Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey concludes on the 27th of October. Mayor …

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Greens Councillor Lindsay Shurey has been elected as Randwick City Council’s only second ever female Mayor on Tuesday 26th September 2017


Agreement reached on how the Randwick City Council mayoralty will be rotated between 2017 and 2020 – 25th September 2017

Randwick City Council is expected to choose only its second ever female Mayor tomorrow night following local government elections that have boosted female representation in the 158 year old NSW Council from 2 to 5 Councillors. Greens Councillor Lindsay Shurey will be taking the reins for the next 12 months after Labor and Green Councillors …

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Marriage Equality: vote “yes” say Randwick’s Green Councillors – 19th Sept. 2017

Postal ballot papers have started arriving in local mailboxes in the local Council area. Randwick Green Councillors Lindsay Shurey, Phillipa Veitch and Murray Matson are urging a “yes” vote in favour of marriage equality in Australia. 20

Boomerang Alliance calls for support in its campaign to ban the plastic bag in NSW – 15th September 2017

The Boomerang Alliance has contacted people (see below) to support NSW repeating Western Australia’s recent ban on plastic bags. Randwick City Council has the following motion going to the next Local Government NSW conference this year. “Motion: In light of the limited impact on packaging waste achieved by the Australian Packaging Covenant, that councils call …

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Randwick-Botany Greens candidates on track to win three seats in Randwick Council elections – 10th September 2017

In Central Ward Greens candidate James Cruz has performed well on 14.65% (quota 0.59) and has clearly done the Greens proud by increasing on the 2012 result of 11.67% (quota 0.47) despite pressure from a resurgent Labor campaign. But he has been outspent by the well-resourced independent candidate’s campaign that was able to afford direct …

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Put in a submission to name the Alison Road CSELR light rail stop “Centennial Park” and not “Randwick Race Course” – 6th September 2017

Urgent: Don’t name the Alison Road light rail stop after the Randwick Race Course. Here is the full proposal for the 19 light rail stops of the CSELR in which it is suggested that the Alison Road stop should be: “Royal Randwick Light Rail Stop, located on Alison Road near the intersection with Darley Road”. …

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