Category: Randwick Green Councillors

Rescission motion fails to prevent the adoption of the new Edgecumbe Estate Heritage Conservation Area in Coogee

A rescission motion from dissident Councillors against the setting up of a new heritage conservation area running contiguously from 37 Dudley Street to 152 Brook Street was voted down at Tuesday night’s extraordinary Randwick City Council meeting. The adopting of the new heritage protections has been championed by East Ward Greens Councillor Murray Matson and …

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Greens Councillor Philipa Veitch elected Deputy Mayor of Randwick City Council

Randwick City Council has a new Mayor in Labor Councillor Danny with Greens Councillor Philipa Veitch taking out the Deputy Mayor position.   Councillor Veitch was only recently elected to Council in 2017 successfully winning back a seat in West Ward for the Greens. Since being elected she has raised her party’s profile in the …

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Greens Councillors Murray Matson and Lindsay Shurey: lively debate expected at Randwick Council meeting on proposal to create new Heritage Conservation Area in Coogee – 17th September 2019

UPDATE: 18th September 2019 Last night Randwick City Councillors voted to create the Edgecumbe Estate heritage conservation area in Coogee along Dudley and Brooks Streets and specifically identify a number of dwellings within the area as local heritage items. After the meeting dissenting Councillors Anthony Andrews (independent), Alex Luxford (Labor) and Harry Stavrinos (Liberal) lodged …

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Randwick Councillor Philipa Veitch: Give a voice to the concerns West Ward residents and businesses have about flagged changes to Kingsford and Kensington bus routes when CSELR light rail starts – 16th Sept. 2019

UPDATE: 19th September 2019 Councillor Veitch’s motion was successful at the 16th of September 2019 Randwick City Council meeting with amendments  to extend the requested consultation to all bus services in the Council area. RESOLUTION: That Council: Convene a public meeting and invite the local traffic committee to allow local residents and business owners to …

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Randwick Councillor Philipa Veitch – fights for noise and light relief for Doncaster Avenue and other Council residents impacted on by the CSELR and its Stabling Yard – 16th September 2019

The stabling yards of the CBD to South East Light Rail under construction in 2018.

UPDATE: 19th September 2019 Councillor Veitch’s motion seeking a fair deal for residents still being impact on by the construction of the light rail line through Kensington and Kingsford was successful at the 16th September 2019 Randwick City Council meeting . RESOLUTION: That Council: Acknowledges that many residents within the Randwick LGA continue to experience …

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Randwick Greens Councillors support the School Strike 4 Climate organised for September 20th 2019 in Sydney

On a motion from Greens Councillor Philipa Veitch Randwick City Council has voted to support the climate-emergency strike organised by students around the world including Sydney. School Strike for Climate Friday, Sept 20, 2019 – 12:00 PM The Domain, St Marys Rd, Sydney #ClimateStrike Councillor Veitch urges the broader community to support their local students …

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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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Randwick Greens councillors support legal action to stop the Sydney Football Stadium (SFS) demolition – 5th February 2019

Media Statement made by Greens Councillor Philipa Veitch before the Allianz Stadium debate at tonight’s extraordinary Randwick City Council meeting. Randwick Greens councillors Murray Matson, Lindsay Shurey and Philipa Veitch have lodged a rescission motion regarding council’s resolution on the Sydney Football Stadium. Greens councillors supported council taking legal action at last week’s meeting. We …

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