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Media Articles on Redfern Waterloo

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 You can get up to date news by setting up a Google News alert at 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.
The quality of mercy is likely to be severely strained
IT'S a belt-and-braces thing. The only reason we need laws and governments is so when governments stumble into delinquency, there's some chance of keeping our collective pants up. But when the laws are designed to give government a full stretch of the elastic, there's nothing, when the delinquency hits, 'tween them and knee-deep do-do writes Elizabeth Farrelly in the Sydney morning Herald of November 22, 2006.
Sartor under fire over planning change
PLANNERS and politicians yesterday accused Frank Sartor of staging a power grab by attempting to manipulate the make-up of a city planning panel reports Justin Norrie the Sydney Morning heralds Urban Affairs Reporter on November 22, 2006.
An urgent CUB Update from CCCG – Submissions can be emailed
The following information has been supplied by the Coalition Chippendale Community Groups on 22 November 2006 regarding submissions for the CUB site.
The South Sydney Football Club today launched a public campaign to prevent the failed South Sydney Leagues Club from leaving the home of the Rabbitohs in Redfern reports .
Coalition Chippendale Community Groups Update - 14th November 2006
Fosters have organised two "information sessions" on their proposed Concept Plan for the CUB site. The Coalition Chippendale Community Groups has produced this update to alert residents to the sessions and to provide some background information about the concept plan that might be helpful for the information session.
Gathering Ground
Artists want to take you on a trip through Sydney's most maligned neighbourhood reports Katrina Lobley SMH November 13, 2006.
Redfern LAC Commander Catherine Burn Update
The following email was received from Catherine Burn on 11th November 2006, the day her promotion to Assistant Commissioner appeared in the press. In the email Catherine asks us to pass on her comments to the update readers. Catherine makes comment on her move and her time and acheivements at Redfern LAC. She also provides information about a conference she and Dixie Gordon will be attending in New Zealand at the end of November 2006.
Reborn Rabbitohs bid to keep leagues club at Redfern - SMH 10th November 2006
AS THE furniture was being delivered for new coach Jason Taylor's office, South Sydney officials yesterday were raising concerns about the relocation of the leagues club reports Brad Walter in the SMH November 10, 2006.
New Assistant Commissioner Selected
The new Police Assistant Commissioner with responsibility for the Professional Standards Command has today been announced by Police Commissioner Ken Moroney. Currently the Local Area Commander for Redfern, Superintendent Catherine Burn has been a member of the NSW Police Force for 22 years. Following a rigorous selection process from an exceptional field of candidates Superintendent Burn was offered the position on Wednesday.
Fosters Information Sessions on CUB - 15th and 18th November
Following the City's response to resident's requests for a public meeting about the Carlton and United Breweries (CUB) site, the site's owners, Fosters, has also announced two "information sessions" on their Concept Plan for the site, the official document submitted to the Minister for Planning to determine the site's future.
This is an invitation put out by the Coalition Chippendale Community Groups to encourage involvement in the Public Meeting being organised by the City of Sydney about the CUB site exhibition.
Sartor slammed for planning power play
PLANNING Minister Frank Sartor has been branded a dictator after introducing a bill to Parliament that opponents say will further increase his powers reports Catharine Munro in The Sydney Morning Herald of November 5, 2006.
Yes, Prime Mover - 4th November 2006 SMH
Despite an abrasive nature and public stoushes, the Minister for Planning has steadily gained respect in his portfolio from most quarters, writes Anne Davies in the November 4 Sydney Morning Herald.
Fosters' Concept Plan for the Carlton and United Breweries (CUB) site on Broadway will be the focus of a meeting organised by the City on Saturday 11 November. The Concept Plan is the official document submitted to the Minister for Planning that will be used to determine planning approval for the site's redevelopment.
The Women’s & Girls’ Emergency Centre Inc needs our support
WAGEC is a unique women’s only service in Surry Hills which has been providing support to homeless women and girls for the past 29 years reports the South Sydney Herald in its November 2006 edition.
Redfern is short of loos!
Sydney City Council has several public toilets in storage, yet there remain only one accessible public toilet in Redfern - making life difficult for those who need to make a pit-stop. The public toilet in Redfern Park has been closed for sometime, due to vandalism writes Brenden Hills in the South Sydney Herald November 2006.
Homeless people have stories we need to hear
Trevor Davies reports on Sydney’s Homeless Person’s Week in the South Sydney Herald November 2006.
Mental health stretched at the Cross
“The NSW Government continues to drag its feet over providing adequate services for the mentally ill”, said Graham Long, Pastor at the Wayside Chapel writes Darren Mara in the South Sydney Herald November 2006.
Back to their roots for Regent St Indigenous business owners
Indigenous business owners have set up shop in Redfern’s Regent Street, keen to participate in the growth of the area and, more importantly, its community writes Ben Falkenmire in the South Sydney Herald November 2006.
Appetite for fun
Tim Brunero reviews Appetite Café in the South Sydney Herald November 2006.
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