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Glebe ferry floated

BY JOHN MOYLE Ferries are only in the news when one crashes into a wharf or gets called Ferry McFerry Face, but for state politician Jamie Parker, they are big news all the time, as he garners support to see the introduction of ferry services into Glebe and Annandale. “I have been pressing this issue […]

Bays Precinct threatens Glebe Island Bridge

By Elliott Brennan Community action groups are concerned the Glebe Island Bridge is set to be the first victim of the New South Wales Government's redevelopment of the Bays Precinct. Premier Mike Baird described the 80 square kilometre precinct as an ‘urban wasteland’ and stressed the need to redevelop the area. Mr Baird also mentioned […]

Council consults residents over Mirvac’s new suburb proposal

The residents of the City of Sydney local government area are currently being surveyed regarding a proposal by Harold Park developer Mirvac to create a new suburb for the Harold Park development. Mirvac has recommended that a new suburb be created, with boundaries bordering the development and also including the existing residential block of 71-90 […]

Heritage listing divides government, appeases communities

Community groups and local councils have welcomed NSW Heritage Minister Robyn Parker’s decision to place Glebe Island Bridge on the state’s heritage list. But the move has sparked resistance from the government’s roads minister, Duncan Gay, who recommended it be demolished based on an independent cost-benefit analysis. Ms Parker said the bridge, which is one […]