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Kamay Ferry Wharves development approved despite environmental concerns

By SWAGATALAKSHMI ROYCHOWDURY The controversial development of the Kamay Ferry Wharves has recently been approved to go ahead, despite strong opposition from the community over environmental concerns. State planning minster Anthony Roberts signed off on the project on July 21, just a short time before Randwick Council unanimously passed a motion calling for the environmental […]

Randwick mayor tells NSW parliamentary inquiry of ‘deep concerns’ for bus changes

By DANIEL LO SURDO The mayor of Randwick has told an NSW Parliamentary Inquiry into the privatisation of buses that residents hold "deep concerns" about the changes to public transport in the eastern suburbs. Dylan Parker, the mayor of Randwick Council, gave evidence at the parliamentary inquiry earlier in May, where he spoke about the […]

Eastern Suburbs rally against bus cuts and privatisation

By PATRICK MCKENZIE Randwick and Waverley Councils have consolidated their push against the planned privatisation of various eastern suburbs bus routes ahead of the end of a parliamentary inquiry submission period.  The inquiry, which will investigate the modelling, rationale and process of privatising bus services alongside its economic, social, safety, employment and environmental implications and […]

Eastern Contributors

By Vanessa Lim Waverley Council and Randwick Councils elected new Mayors last week, both of whom will run for a 12-month period. On September 24, Randwick Council voted in Labor Councillor Danny Said as the new Mayor and Greens Councillor Philipa Veitch as the Deputy Mayor. On September 26, Waverley Council chose Labor Councillor Paula […]