April 2019: NSW has a new Planning minister, Rob Stokes. Now is the time to get on his new agenda and demand a review of the proposed plans for unprecedented density in Waterloo that would be more than Green Square in this heritage area. What the Government is planning in Waterloo is unprecedented for Australia and the density of Hong Kong. They want to increase the number of homes by a staggering 388 per cent, from 2,012 to 6,800 in approximately 17 tall towers, up to 40 storeys in height. Next door, the Metro Quarter development will add another 700 apartments in ...
Wednesday, 10 April, from 7pm to 8pm Alexandria Town Hall, 73 Garden St, Alexandria. Friends of Erskineville along with Alexandria Residents Action Group (ARAG) and REDWatch are hosting a forum with the Federal election candidates for the seat of Sydney on Wednesday 10 April. Each candidate will begin by answering three questions and then take questions from the floor. Attendance confirmed so far from: Tanya Plibersek (ALP - Sitting Member) Matt Thompson (Greens) Aaron Hammond (Science Party) WHAT ARE YOUR BIG ISSUES THIS ELECTION?
Candidates (in speaking order): Linda Scott (Labor) Lindsay Johnston (Green) Clover Moore (Clover Moore Independent team) Adrian Bartel (Liberal) Angela Vithoulkas (Sydney Matters independent team) Questions in the Q&A section are listed separately, and include: Lock out laws Aged care WestConnex Drug addiction/ice Public housing Business voting Community consultation
Now uploaded on youtube is our #WestCONnex New M5 Public Forum. It's a 9 part playlist broken up by speaker, including Q&A at the end. Speakers include Jude Page, Wendy Bacon, Kathy Calman, Jenny Leong MP, Clr Linda Scott and Clr Jenny Green. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNPPgMXE6Io&feature=youtu.be&list=PL6PRUprO-7R01QzevtAlm5d12GvOUu4z3
What would Erskinevillians think of a 40kmh zone for our suburb? http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/slow-down-40kmh-speed-limit-extended-to-larger-part-of-sydney-cbd-20160202-gmk9wp.html
Imagine Euston Rd ten times worse than this. What will then happen to Mitchell Rd, Sydney Park Rd, Maddox St, Copeland, Swanson and Erskineville Rd if the St Peters WestConnex interchange is built?
A new gas main will be installed from Alexandria to Darlington. There will be construction activity in Erskineville throughout February.