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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 local events, keeping supporters informed and growing our membership. We organised a number of events to help inform the community: - State and federal election candidates forums with Alexandria Residents Action Group - Community forum with Prof David Levinson on transport, station entrances and walkability - Community inspection with 60 people on proposed Macdonald St upgrade that was attended by City of Sydney Councillor Jess Miller and other staff. FoE's submission for an extra ...
We have recently written to Minister Andrew Constance requesting the construction of a southern entrance to Erskineville station. You can read the letter here.
Watch the videos of our forum held on 8/10/2019 with Cr Linda Scott, David Shoebridge MLC and David Graham MLC: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLqGXGhMEANOT6ElgbvonQVqkW7JV6Docb
Matt Murphy and Michael Halloran spoke at the 2019 Erskineville History Talk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Scd84Oc50bk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdXqJULOR3Y Held on Saturday 31 August 2019 in the Lucy Woodcock Hall, Erskineville Public School
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 three towers up to 29 storeys in height. We need Rob Stokes to consider the ...
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?
The WestConnex Stage 3 Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is on exhibition for public comment until 16/10/2017. WestConnex will have a devastating effect on Erskineville and surrounding suburbs with extra traffic and pollution in the village and billions will be wasted on toll roads while public transport is underfunded. While there have been a number of official 'disinfo' sessions organised by RMS/SMC, this will be the only public forum on WestConnex Stage 3 organised by a community group. Join us with expert speakers to dissect the EIS so that we can all make informed submissions. Speakers include: Terry Lee-Williams - Chief Transport ...
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