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This directory shows up the most recent 80 changes to the REDWatch website. By visiting this page you can see what has recently been added on the site and if you use the RSS feed you can have the changes delivered to you when they occur. -- Please note any modification made to a page on the site is reflected here be it change of document type or correction of a spelling error or link. We show all changes as only this way will significant changes to exisitng pages also be notified when changes are made --.
File REDWatch Overview: Why, How and What we Do
REDWatch is a bit different from many resident groups. This document seeks to provide an overview of REDWatch’s activities and how they fit within the organisations objects. While this guide was prepared for REDWatch Members and for those thinking of becoming involved on the REDWatch Coordination Group or taking on Officer Positions in REDWatch Incorporated, it also provides a good overview to any interested party into why, how and what REDWatch does.
File REDWatch 20 years - How did we get here?
This PDF is based on the presentation made to celebrate REDWatch's 20th Anniversary on 6 June 2024. It covers the context and formation of REDWatch and the evolution of Government development authorities in Redfern Waterloo. The second part of the presentation looks at some of the campaigns and achievements of REDWatch over these 20 years.
Some further REDWatch comments on the People and Place Plan
These are some further comments by REDWatch, circulated in our email update 0f 27 May 2024 regarding Homes NSW's Draft People and place plan, which is open for feedback until14 June 2024.
File Waterloo Renewal Principles February 2023
The Waterloo Renewal Principles reflect the intent of the State-wide compact but have been developed specifically for the Waterloo Renewal Project. These principles incorporate community engagement standards such as the International Association of Public Participation and learnings for other renewal projects. The principles reflect the feedback from residents and the community regarding ways of working during the current and future stages of the planning and implementation of the Waterloo Renewal Project. This document forms the foundation for how Land and Housing Corporation will work with the community through the renewal project, and these principles will also guide significant streams of work .
REDWatch Initial comments on the People and Place Plan
This Draft Plan brings together consultations Homes NSW (LAHC) have had over the last 8+ years as well as consultant reports commissioned by LAHC. The reports from some of these consultations and consultants have not been made public so this is the first chance people have to review what Homes NSW Housing Portfolio (LAHC) have heard or decided from these consultations.
File Draft Waterloo South People and Place Plan | For feedback until 14 June 2024
This is the Draft People and Place Plan released on 17 April by Homes NSW Housing Portfolio for input from tenants, stakeholders and community. It describes how the NSW Government and the renewal partner will work together with the community to realise positive outcomes for the people and places in Waterloo South. This document includes the following focus areas: Relocations and support, Human services, Connecting with Country and Place making and management. Feedback on the draft plan was open until Friday 14 June 2024.
Draft Waterloo South People and Place Consultation - Extended until 14 June 2024
The Draft People and Place Plan released on 17 April by Homes NSW Housing Portfolio for input from tenants, stakeholders and community. It describes how the NSW Government and the renewal partner will work together with the community to realise positive outcomes for the people and places in Waterloo South. This document includes the following focus areas: Relocations and support, Human services, Connecting with Country and Place making and management. Feedback on the draft plan was open until Friday 14 June 2024.
Meeting of proposed “RedWatch” group
The first public meeting of REDWatch was held on Sunday 16 May 2004. Below is the initial notice. Following the unrest on the block a meeting was convened by the Darlington ALP to discuss how best to support the community. With the Redfern Waterloo Partnership Project (RWPP) plan for Redfern Waterloo expected soon, that meeting decided that that a group to monitor the RWPP and the changes proposed would be the best support. While REDWatch was active from this point onwards, it was not incorporated until January 2006.
REDWatch Co-ordination Group Report for 2022-2023
Image REDWatch North Eveleigh Meeting
REDWatch North Eveleigh Meeting at Redfern Community Centre
REDWatch Co-ordination Group Report for 2011-2012
REDWatch Co-ordination Group Report for 2013-2014
REDWatch Co-ordination Group Report for 2015-2016
REDWatch Co-ordination Group Report for 2012-2013
REDWatch Co-ordination Group Report for 2010-2011
REDWatch Spokesperson Report for 2007-2008
REDWatch Spokesperson Report for 2008-2009
REDWatch Co-ordination Group Report for 2009-2010
Focus Group Questions for Draft Waterloo South People and Place Plan
These questions were used for discussion groups at the REDWatch Meeting 2nd May 2024. The questions may help people think about their own responses to the Draft People and Place Place Plan which is open for feedback until the end of May 2024.
Can the Waterloo South People and Place Plan deliver a successful Redevelopment? May 02, 2024 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM Counterpoint Community Services' The factory, 67 Raglan Street Waterloo,
Homes NSW has issued a report, for feedback until end May. It contains 76 actions Homes NSW say address the People and Place issues of the Waterloo redevelopment. The plan covers work with tenants, agencies, the Aboriginal community, support for health and wellbeing, feeling safe and welcome, being green and clean and accessing quality education, learning and jobs.
File Can the Waterloo South People and Place Plan deliver a successful Redevelopment? May 2 2024 flyer
This is the flyer for the May 2 6pm REDWatch meeting that will ask What is missing in the People and Place Plan? Have your Say - REDWatch Meeting All Welcome - Thursday 2 May 2024 6pm Counterpoint’s Factory Community Centre, 67 Raglan Street Waterloo or via zoom from http://tinyurl.com/RedwatchMeetingZoom
Dealing with our inner NIMBY and the housing challenge
In the lead up to the REDWatch meeting with Council on "How should we plan for growth?" in April 2024, the REDWatch Update email provided the following background to the issues facing communities. As we have received good feedback on the the article we have reproduced it on our website.
File How Should we plan for Growth - Council Presentation Slides 4 April 2024
These are the presentation slides from the City of Sydney presentation to REDWatch on 4 April 2024. This presentation has two parts. Firstly it explains and responds to the NSW Government mid and low rise proposal to increase density around light and heavy rail stops and town centres. Secondly it explains how the City of Sydney goes about planning in a different way to accommodate the density required for the City. Irrespective of what happens with the NSW Government proposal the second part of the presentation will remain relevant into the future. You can see a video on Youtube of the presentation and slides as delivered at the REDWatch meeting. The link is https://youtu.be/Nk2xjRI5LAA
How should we plan for growth? Apr 04, 2024 from 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM Counterpoint’s Factory Community Centre, 67 Raglan St Waterloo,
The NSW government wants to force councils to allow more homes to be built around suburban centres, railway stations and tram stops. At this REDWatch meeting City of Sydney staff will respond to that plan and discuss how they prefer to plan for growth.
File How should we plan for growth? Poster for REDWatch Meeting 4 April 2024
The NSW government wants to force councils to allow more homes to be built around suburb centres, railway stations and tram stops. City of Sydney staff will respond to that plan and discuss how they prefer to plan for growth.
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