There is only a short time left to have your say on plans by the City of Sydney to open up part of the Moore Park Golf Course as a public park.
This plan will significantly improve liveability in our neighbourhood, but will only happen with the strong support of our community.
There is only a short time left to have your say on plans by the City of Sydney to build new safe, separated cycleways, in Erskineville and Alexandria.
To make your submission on the new cycleways click here(closes 18 December)
Local residents and community members in Eveleigh unanimously rejected the NSW Government's plan to redevelop the Explorer Street public housing estate at a community online meeting led by Jenny Leong MP, Member for Newtown and Greens NSW spokesperson on Housing. The meeting opposed the plan to use this site to create a large number of high density private dwellings with a small increase in public housing and affordable dwellings.
The following resolution was passed on Dec 8, 2020:
This meeting of residents expresses its opposition to the proposed demolition and rebuilding of the social housing units at Explorer Street in Eveleigh.
We believe public land should be used exclusively for social and affordable housing. These projects won’t address the social housing shortage in the inner city, they are out of keeping with the low-rise character of Eveleigh and they will displace residents for years.
We call on the NSW Government to:
Abandon their proposal to knock-down and rebuild this estate.
Develop a comprehensive plan to fund a significant increase in social housing construction in NSW and significant maintenance works to ensure every home is in good, liveable condition.