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This is a selection of major news items about Redfern Waterloo from various media outlets. The AHC also has a good selection of the stories about the Block in their media news section at http://www.ahc.org.au. You can get up to date news by setting up a Google News alert at http://www.google.com/alerts. News Alerts will not pick up local media and some mainstream media stories which do not appear on a news website, where possible we put these stories on our website to provide wide access to the stories.
Small business leaders watch the parking meters
In an effort to deter the use of vehicles on inner-city streets, Sydney City Council is pushing ahead with plans to carpet suburbs with paid meters and tighter parking restrictions. One suburb that will cop new meters is East Chippendale, situated between Abercrombie and Regent Streets reports Nicholas McCallum in the South Sydney Herald in November 2009.
Aunty Beryl’s three-word dictionary
“My dictionary has just three words,” Aunty Beryl Van-Oploo says. “Communication, Education, Respect. That’s what I tell those students in there all the time.” Not a bad dictionary that, and there’s a story and a half behind it reports Neil Whitfield in the South Sydney Herald in November 2009.
Indigenous youth to advise on excellence
On September 25, the Hon. Linda Burney, NSW Minister for Community Services and Minister for Women, officially announced the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence’s Youth Advisory Committee (NCIEYAC) reports Dorothy McRae-McMahon in the South Sydney Herald in November 2009.
Start the day the short course way
Breakfast is essential for Chantelle Kemble. The 17-year-old discovered that when undertaking a short course in hospitality near where she grew up in the suburb of Waterloo, where more than 70 per cent of housing is public. The course was only for nine weeks, but they were a long nine weeks for Chantelle, on the back of four rough years reports the South Sydney Herald in November 2009.
Running for Pemulwuy – the rundown
On Saturday October 24, a group convened at Tripod Café in Darlington to draw to a close the Running for Pemulwuy fundraising campaign begun in training for the Sydney Running Festival (held on September 20) reports the South Sydney Herald in November 2009.
Kristina Keneally MP – Eveleigh Markets Declared Best in Sydney
The Eveleigh Markets have won The Sydney Morning Herald 2010 Foodies Award for Best Markets in Sydney and more than 3,000 people a week are enjoying them says Kristina Keneally in her advertisement in the South Sydney Herald in November 2009.
“I expect the highest standards …” An interview with NSW Premier Nathan Rees (Part 2)
Last month Kelly Lane and Nicholas McCallum interviewed the NSW Premier. There were more questions that needed to be asked. So we sent them by email and the Premier has provided the following responses reports the South Sydney Herald in November 2009.
Have you heard? - The fast news with Trevor Davies – November 2009
Trevor Davies in Have You Heard – The fast News in the South Sydney Herald of November 2009 has reported on a couple of items from the Redfern Waterloo area which we have extracted below:
Strange plans to block streets
I have recently read about Sydney Council ’s proposed traffic plans throughout Erskineville, Newtown, Darlington and Chippendale but was unable to attend the recent community meeting writes J Sams in this letter to in the South Sydney Herald in November 2009.
Erskineville split over new supermarket
Plans to convert the disused Hive building at 21-23 Erskineville Road into a new supermarket were approved at a DA meeting on Monday September 24. This has left a number of local Erskineville residents displeased with Lord Mayor Clover Moore and her Sydney City Council. However, just as many local residents applaud the decision reports Robert Morrison in the South Sydney Herald in November 2009.
New Deputy Lord Mayor’s agenda
A conversation with Phillip Black, newly-elected Deputy Lord Mayor of Sydney by Dorothy McRae-McMahon in the South Sydney Herald in November 2009.
It's NOT Just ' moving your feet
Our ' Healthy Walking Breakfast ' is not just a case of 'moving your feet ' , during the walk , conversations are had and ideas exchanged , acknowledgements are made and advice given writes Mark Spinks. Examples of the ' walk in action ' are :-
Federal Govt supports Indigenous Employment at NCIE with $477,000
Minister for Employment Participation Mark Arbib today confirmed $477,000 in Federal funding for the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence to employ an Indigenous Employment Co-ordinator and deliver training reports this media release from Senator Mark Arbib the Federal Minister for Employment Participation and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Government Service Delivery on 2 November 2009.
Crunch time for Waterloo supermarket
An impending Council vote on an ALDI supermarket in Waterloo has attracted the attention of Heffron state MP Kristina Keneally, who last week attended a committee meeting to push the case for the supermarket’s approval reports Shant Fabricatorian in City News on 29 October 2009.
Minister for Transport on Redfern Station October 2009
At the Estimates hearing on 17th September 2009 The Transport Minister David Campbell took a question about Redfern Station on notice. The breif answer to the questions on notice includes that "a preferred option has now been identified and is being refined"!
Winds of Change
A celebration of Col James's lifetime acheivements in social housing was held at Redfern Community Centre reports Central on 28 October 2009.
Super battle over South Sydney supermarkets
Sydney Council is considering two proposed supermarkets which could bring an end to what many have said is a limited grocery choice in South Sydney reports Robert Burton-Bradley in Central on 28 October 2009.
Redfern Waterloo Estimates - Answers to Questions on Notice
On 16th September 2009 in Estimates Hearings into Redfern Waterloo and Planning a number of questions were placed on notice either in writing or taken during the hearing. Below are the answers provided to these questions.
$5b metro counting on ghost passengers
THE State Government agency building Sydney's controversial $5.3 billion City Metro has vastly overestimated the number of people who will use the service [and change at Redfern – REDWatch], official figures reveal reports Andrew West in the Sydney Morning Herald of 26 October 2009..
Mad Max 4: Fury Road gets green light; Sam Worthington tipped to star
Much of the work will be done at Redfern's CarriageWorks reports Joe Hildebrand in the Daily Telegraph of 24 October 2009.
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