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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.
Sartor outlines final Redfern plan
It's one of the most ambitious urban transformation projects in Australia — the redevelopment of the troubled Redfern-Waterloo area in Sydney's inner city into a trendy inner city space with a mix of television workers, technology and research types and brand new housing and shops. Report by Tina Perinotto in The Australian Financial Review Thursday 31 August 2006.
This is a media release made on 30th August 2006 announcing the addition of Warren Mundine and Ann Weldon to the Redfern Waterloo Authority Board.
The following Media Release was issued by Minister Frank Sartor to announce the Redfern-Waterloo Built Environment Plan (Stage One) on 30 August 2006.
Keneally: Marian Park Saved!
30 August 2006 – Member for Heffron Kristina Keneally said today she was ecstatic that the Minister for Redfern Waterloo had listened to the community and saved Marian Street Park in the Built Environment Plan released today. [Media release from Kristina Keneallty]
Hillsong thinks again on welfare
HILLSONG Emerge, the only church charity in NSW to participate in a controversial welfare-to-work program, yesterday signalled its reservations about the Federal Government initiative reports Adele Horin in the August 24, 2006 issue of the Sydney Morning Herald.
Residents to see CUB report - Planning Minister to make document public.
T he public will get to see an advisory panel’s report on the controversial redevelopment of Chippendale’s Carlton and United Brewery (CUB) site, Planning Minister Frank Sartor has said. Report by Alexandra Walker Sydney Central Courier 23rd August 2006.
A sorry site
THE Carlton & United Breweries site on Broadway is one of Sydney's prime development sites, six hectares of opportunity on the southern edge of the city centre. Trains, buses and major roads are at its door, leading universities are its near neighbours. The regeneration of this historic site should be a model of how Sydney can build for its future, without forgetting its past. So far, however, it exemplifies only the chaotic state of planning in the heart of Australia's biggest city. [SMH Editorial August 19, 2006]
Battlers and bulldozers
Public housing is more difficult than ever to get into and poor people are forced to rent privately, often struggling to put food on the table. Debra Jopson looks at what went wrong in the Sydney Morning Herald of August 19, 2006.
Brewer's plan for Broadway site leaves residents reeling in horror
THE Carlton & United Breweries site in Broadway will become a "mini-Manhattan on steroids", its neighbours fear after graphic images of the potential new city skyline were shown at a meeting. Report by Sherrill Nixon Urban Affairs Editor Sydney Morning Herald August 18, 2006.
More Local Bus Services for Heffron
Kristina Keneally in her Heffron E-Herald 18 August 2006 reports that State Transit will run six additional bus services in the AM and PM peaks on local bus routes in Heffron. With a common peak hour complaint in Redfern Waterloo of buses being full by the time they get to Redfern Waterloo this may assist Redfern Waterloo peak hour travellers as well.
Hillsong Rosebery Project
Member for Heffron Kristina Keneally in her Heffron E-Herald 18 August 2006 reports on Hillsongs Plans for a new auditorium and facilities in Rosebery which would allow Hillsong to move from its current site in Waterloo.
More Police Officers for Eastern Suburbs and South Sydney
Member for Heffron Kristina Keneally in her Heffron E-Herald of 18 August 2006 advised that Redfern will get eight new police officers in September 2006 with the possibility of additional numbers in January 2007.
It was revealed at the public meeting on Chippendale's Carlton and United Breweries (CUB) site this week that Fosters, the site owner, has prepared a "Scoping Paper" as the basis for redevelopment and new planning controls on the site.[ CLOVER'S eNEWS - Friday 18 August 2006 - No. 310]
Brewery site revamp to include skyscraper
A skyscraper of up to 110 metres is being planned for the Carlton United Brewery site in Broadway in inner Sydney. [ABC News Friday, August 18, 2006]
Is he up for the fight?
Anthony 'The Man' Mundine keeps everybody guessing. Report Joseph Sumegi & Alexandra Walker in the 16th August 2006 SydneyCentral Courier.
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.
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