Category: Environment

Murray Matson: Greens Council motion to Local Government NSW 2019 Annual Conference – Financially stimulating the emergence of an effective waste recycling industry in NSW – 5th September 2019

Randwick Greens Councillor Murray Matson wants this year’s Local Government NSW Conference (LGNSW) to call on the State Government to allow Councils to use the waste levy imposed on them to fund domestic markets for Australia’s waste. Below is the full resolution to Councillor Matson’s “Financially stimulating the emergence of an effective waste recycling industry …

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Lindsay Shurey – Greens Council motion: Working towards a plastic bag free Randwick City Council LGA – 3rd September 2019

Randwick Greens Councillor Lindsay Shurey is positioning her NSW council to become plastic-bag free. Below is the full resolution to Councillor Shurey’s “Working towards a plastic bag free Randwick LGA”  motion that she successfully put to the Randwick Council meeting of the 27th August 2019. That:  Consistent with Council’s commitment to reduce single use plastics …

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Randwick City Council Declares Climate Emergency – 30th April 2019

In April 2019 Greens Councillor Philipa Veitch successful moved that Randwick would become one of the world’s local Councils that recognises that there is a climate emergency. Australia’s poor response to adverse climate change can be compared to other countries via the Climate Action Tracker site. The following content is sourced from the background material …

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Co-founder of Take 3 for the Sea Tim Silverwood in Q&A session Sunday 21st October 2018 at the Randwick Ritz

Randwick City Council is promoting the award winning movie Blue at the Randwick Ritz Sunday 21st of October 2018. “Join us for a screening of the environmental documentary BLUE, followed by a Q&A with Tim Silverwood, co-founder of Take 3 for the Sea.” (Randwick City Council events team) 20

Single-use-plastics: Albatross documentary is a poetic and beautifully filming of the horrible fate looming over the world’s most loved sea bird – 23rd July 2018

The Randwick-Botany Greens thank NSW Greens MP Justin Field and Greens Federal Senator Peter Whish-Wilson for jointly hosting the  special Plastic Free July screening of the Albatross documentary at the Randwick Ritz Cinema on 4 July 2018. This stylistic and poetically shot film gently shows the disaster slowly descending on the breeding cycle of the …

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Randwick Council Green Mayor Lindsay Shurey bans single use plastics – 27th June 2018

DISCLAIMER – the following is a Randwick City Council Media Release Single use plastics such as plastic bags, drink bottles and drinking straws will be banned from all Randwick City Council operations and events commencing 1 July 2018, Randwick Mayor Lindsay Shurey announced today. The decision from the Council Meeting of 26 June 2018 is …

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Anti Adani protestors call for councils to divest at National General Assembly of Councils – 19th June 2018

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Randwick Council’s Environment Committee is re-established by its Greens Councillors – 2nd May 2018

The Greens have managed to get Randwick Council’s specialist Environment Committee re-established after it was disbanded in February this year along with a number of other committees Greens Councillor Murray Matson who moved the successful motion wrote in the background section to it that: “It is desirable to maintain public confidence in our hard won …

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Randwick-Botany Greens amend latest version of Randwick Council’s 20 year plan to include goal of achieving net zero emissions – 15th February 2018

Greens Councillor Philipa Veitch has made key changes to the revised 20-Year Randwick City Plan, which now includes an in-principle target of net zero emissions by 2030. She said today, “The Greens have been pushing for Randwick Council to become orientated towards achieving net zero emissions in our local area. It is an exciting goal …

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Hear about “Making NSW 100% renewable” at Coogee’s Politics in the Pub

You are invited to hear Greens MLC John Kaye outline a bold renewable energy future for NSW When: Thursday 21st November, 6:30pm Where: Coogee Legion Ex-Service Club, 200 Arden St Coogee 20