North Shore Community Newsletter 27 – Open Letter to Our State Member – Saving Bradfield Park and the street of Kirribilli

  • Posted by IanMuttonAdmin
  • On June 14, 2021
  • Bradfield Park, Cycleway, Harbour Bridge
6 June 2021 Ms F Wilson, MP Member for North Shore   Dear Ms Wilson, Re: Sydney Harbour Bridge Cycleway access and Bike route to Mosman   The community was advised yesterday that Transport for NSW will place on public exhibition this Monday two schemes for a bike ramp in Milsons Point. As our state […]
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North Shore Community Newsletter 26 – Parks

  • Posted by IanMuttonAdmin
  • On May 21, 2021
  • Bradfield Park, Cycleway, Harbour Bridge
State Government’s war on North Sydney’s open green spaces. The State Government is: moving to massively increase the number of apartments in North Sydney and, at the same time plundering of our parks and open green spaces – immediately it’s seizing our parklands to build the Western Harbour and Beaches tunnels 3 hectares permanently, a […]
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North Shore Community Newsletter 25 – Bradfield Park

  • Posted by IanMuttonAdmin
  • On May 5, 2021
  • Bradfield Park, Cycleway, Harbour Bridge
First the State Government “repurposed” Cammeray Golf Course for the Beaches’ Tunnel – now it’s Bradfield Park (Milsons Point) for a cycleway – what next? Remember Bradfield Park? It was given to North Sydney’s residents as part compensation for the loss resulting from the building of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. (SHB) Well, now the Government […]
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North Shore Community Newsletter 24 – High Line

  • Posted by IanMuttonAdmin
  • On January 17, 2021
  • sydney harbour high line
Let’s talk about the HighLine What is the HighLine? The HighLine is a planned walking trail between (near) Waverton and Lavender Bay running along the harbour’s edge creating a mosaic of harbour fronting parks (Coal Loader, Waverton Oval, Sawmillers Reserve and Lavender Bay parklands). What’s holding construction up? In February 2017 Minister Constance (then the […]
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North Shore Community Newsletter 23 – Olympic Pool

  • Posted by IanMuttonAdmin
  • On January 17, 2021
  • north sydney pool, Olympic Pool
Let’s talk about the North Sydney Olympic Pool – I was elected on a platform that included the rebuilding the pool. A promise delivered. North Sydney’s Olympic Pool complex was opened in 1936 it was: something to be proud of, little wonder that it became one of Sydney’s icons; the venue used to showcase Sydney […]
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North Shore Community Newsletter 20 – Affordable Housing

  • Posted by IanMuttonAdmin
  • On October 3, 2020
  • affordable housing
Affordable Housing is housing made available to very low to moderate-income households at low rents. Affordable Housing comes at a cost – who should pay? Governments that don’t deliver avoid accountability – they make a myriad of their departments share the responsibility, provide inadequate funding and set confusing measure – that’s Affordable Housing in a […]
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North Shore Community Newsletter 17 – Parks and Sports Fields

  • Posted by IanMuttonAdmin
  • On March 25, 2020
  • Parks
Are our Liberal Governments hell bent on the reindustrialisation of North Sydney and the destruction of parklands? Two years ago, the State Government announced the dedication of $290m to gain more green and open spaces. Our Premier, Gladys Berejiklian, said that “people want more than jobs and infrastructure, they want livability”. Was she serious? Or […]
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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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