North Shore Community Newsletter 16 – Olympic Pool

  • Posted by IanMuttonAdmin
  • On January 21, 2020
  • Olympic Pool
North Sydney’s Olympic Pool – we’ve been talking about its replacement for 6 years. Why? Today, the pool is leaking; its foundations and grandstand are crumbling – simply put, they need to be replaced (with the preservation of the heritage brickworks, plaster castings and signs) before the deterioration sees them lost forever. Along with the […]
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North Shore Community Newsletter 15

  • Posted by Ian Mutton
  • On February 18, 2019
  • Luna Park
If we want to make our community a better place in which to live – we need to be careful when electing politicians Dear Fellow Resident, I want the best for north Sydney and that’s not ever going to be achieved by politicians whose visions are shrouded by clouds of nostalgia and nickel & dime […]
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North Shore Community Newsletter 9 – Rates

  • Posted by Ian Mutton
  • On July 4, 2018
  • Rates
Council is proposing a review of its rates. Why? Managing Council’s finances is one of the most important challenges for Councillors. Income from residential rates – how does North Sydney compare? 2017/18 North Sydney Mosman Willoughby Minimum rate $514 $710 $815 Average rate $692 $1,390 $998   North Sydney Council: Applies the minimum rate to […]
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North Shore Community Newsletter 5 – Lavender Green

  • Posted by Ian Mutton
  • On June 26, 2018
  • Lavender Green
Parkland is Precious and Easily Lost What’s happening to Lavender Green? Lavender Green, it’s the strip of land at western end of Luna Park. The legislation “governing” Luna Park prohibits any permanent structure (not including structures in the nature of landscaping) on Lavender Green. In 2004 Luna Park was leased to the present operator – […]
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