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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.
Carlton United Brewery Public Meeting - 14th August 2006
To the residents, business proprietors and workers in the vicinity of the Carlton United Brewery site. Carlton United Brewery Public Meeting Tuesday 15th August 6.30pm - 8.30pm, University of Technology Sydney, Room 2.4.29
3801 Limited calls for answers on its future now!
3801 Limited Chairman, Dr John Glastonbury has called for the half a million citizens of NSW who have enjoyed the iconic experience of locomotive 3801 to ask for answers from the Premier.
Payola: a state-sanctioned business model
HERE'S a tale of two cities. On August 23 the NSW Urban Taskforce will hold its annual Development Excellence Awards night. The next night the NSW Greens will hold their Bad Developer Awards, also known as the Toasters. Report by Michael Duffy Sydney Morning Herald August 12, 2006.
'The Mouth' Mundine to enter politics
AFTER proving himself in the ring, boxer Anthony Mundine is picking a fight of a different kind - this time with New South Wales MP Frank Sartor reports Amy Fallon in The Daily Telegraph of August 11, 2006.
Minister Sartor's Statement in Response to Community Rally
Following is a response from Minister for Redfern-Waterloo Frank Sartor issued to the media on 11th August 2006 in response to the Protest to Keep The Block in Aboriginal Hands the previous night.
Wages of shock is change
A provocative Sydney performance art venue is shifting its space but not its attitude, writes Rosalie Higson in the Australian of 11 August 2006. ONE of the pioneers of Australian experimental dance, sound, video and out-there theatre is moving house. On August 20, Performance Space in Sydney closes its doors on busy Cleveland St, Surry Hills, before transferring to CarriageWorks, the new performing arts precinct at the former Eveleigh Railway Workshops in Redfern.
From pugilism to politics: will Mundine will stand at the next election?
The World Today - Friday, 11 August , 2006 12:42:00 Reporter: Conor Duffy Reports on Anthony Mundine and the Rally on the Block.
Mundine yet to declare his political intentions
Boxer Anthony Mundine is yet to declare whether he will run for the Sydney seat of Marrickville in next year's state election.
Champion boxer considers politics
FORMER world champion boxer Anthony Mundine says it is still too early to say whether he will contest next year's NSW election reports AAP on 11th August 2006.
Boxer Mundine keen to move into politics
After proving himself in the ring, boxer Anthony Mundine has another fight on his hands reports AAP and carried on the Age and Sydney Morning Herald web sites.
Anthony Mundine joins protesters to fight for The Block - AHC Media Statement 09-08-2006
Thousands of people, black and white, will unite to stop the NSW Government taking control of the Block at a historic protest tomorrow (Thursday August 10). Champion boxer Anthony Mundine will address the protest and is expected to make an announcement about entering politics to fight for The Block’s future.
Mundine squares up to Carmel for political knockout
FORMER world boxing champion Anthony Mundine is set to run for Parliament as an independent at the state election in March reports Alex Mitchell and Frank Walker Sun Herald August 6, 2006.
Labor unfazed by Mundine politics bid
FORMER world champion boxer Anthony Mundine's plan to run as an independent in the New South Wales election next year does not concern Carmel Tebbutt, the woman he plans to challenge according to an AAP report printed in The Australian of August 6 2006.
Steam train operators welcome upgrade plan
The operators of the 3801 steam locomotive have welcomed the New South Wales Government's plan for a $500,000 upgrade of the train according to ABC news on Line.
$20 Million Plan to conserve NSW Rail Heritage as collaboration urged over 3801
The Iemma Government will increase protection of the State’s rich rail heritage with a $20 million plan announced today by Deputy Premier and Minister for Transport John Watkins reports a Media Release from Minister of transport and deputy premier John Watkins on 4th August 2006.
Candlelight vigil to support Aboriginal people to save The Block
The Aboriginal Housing Company, members of a local ALP branch and local community groups such as REDWatch are asking Sydney residents to attend a candlelight vigil at the historic Sydney Aboriginal precinct known as The Block on Thursday 10th August. The vigil, which starts at 6.30pm, is being held in protest in response to Minister for Planning Frank Sartor’s controversial assumption of re-development control of The Block reports Ben Falkenmirein the South Sydney Herald August 2006.
National Trust urges steam railway workshops to be kept at Redfern
“The National Trust congratulates State Rail on this week’s 100th anniversary of Central Station and welcomes a new Rail Corp heritage plan as part of the celebrations,” said Trust Executive Director Tina Jackson in a media release of August 1 2006.
Premier, Redfern awaits your visit
The Premier has not replied to the invitation to visit Redfern-Waterloo handed to him in March by a delegation of local residents. Other areas have been visited as part of a process of consultation between State Cabinet and citizens of NSW reports the South Sydney Herald August 2006.
Former RWA adviser expressed concern over board and community consultation
Former director of the New South Wales Council of Social Services and adviser to the Redfern Waterloo Authority (RWA) Gary Moore was invited by REDWatch to attend their July meeting to talk about his experiences with the RWA reports Benjamin Falkenmire in the South Sydney Herald August 2006.
Whatever it takes
At a public meeting in Redfern Town Hall some months ago, Chief Executive of the Redfern Waterloo Authority Robert Domm announced that he was prepared to do “whatever it takes” to ensure the proper consultation of the community. What does it take to ensure the community’s values about the environment are adequately considered, asks Anna Christie. Comment & Opinion by Anna Christie in the South Sydney Herald August 2006.
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