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20 Sep

Sydney Park Junction submission

Thanks to Erskineville local Dr Chris Standen for this excellent submission on the Sydney Park Junction improvements. This will form the basis for FoE's own ... more
14 Aug

2021-22 new member drive

Would you like to become a full member of the Friends of Erskineville? Annual memberships start on 1 July each year and the standard rate for individuals is ... more
21 May

Judy Mundey's speech at public housing rally

We are here today in support of the provision of much needed public housing. The provision of public housing by governments is not a new concept. About 100 ... more
5 May

Update 2 on 'One Sydney Park' development

Property developers are still trying to build 390 apartments within the block containing Sydney Park. Despite the City of Sydney Council's efforts to stop the ... more
22 Feb

FoE President's speech at Explorer St BBQ

The Friends of Erskineville (FoE) held a free BBQ and protest meeting at the Explorer St, Eveleigh public housing estate on Saturday February 13th. The event was ... more
18 Dec

Submission on Ethel St playground proposal

The City of Sydney is planning to remove the playground equipment on Ethel St and there is a consultation process to find out what the community would like. Locals ... more
13 Nov

Support for Erko Rd Community Garden

The Friends of Erskineville recently re-affirmed its support for the Erko Rd Community Garden and Composting and opposes any development on the site. After some criticisms on social media, Friends of Erskineville member and community gardener Julie Moffat has written this piece to help explain ... more
16 Sep

Update on 'One Sydney Park' development

Many Sydney Park users will be unaware of the plans to build 390 apartments within the block containing Sydney Park. This former industrial land was planned to ... more
27 Jun

A pedestrian crossing on Coulson St

Our campaigning with local residents has resulted in this proposal to increase pedestrian safety and amenity at the intersection of Coulson and Eve Streets. more
11 Feb

Net Zero by 2040

Our City of Sydney Council has a proposal to bring the goal of reaching net zero emissions in the LGA forward a decade, from 2050 to 2040. At council on 10/2/2020, Friends of Erskineville members Julie Moffat and Roger Tonkin spoke in support of the proposal. The text of Roger's statement ... more
31 Dec

Friends of Erskineville 2019 Wrap Up

2019 was a big year of activity for the Friends of Erskineville (FoE). We continued to advocate successfully for the community, organising and participating in ... more
27 Nov

Campaign for a southern entrance to Erskineville station

We have recently written to Minister Andrew Constance requesting the construction of a southern entrance to Erskineville station. You can read the letter ... more