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Gasland - Greens Film Fundraiser this Thursday at Palace Leichhardt

With the stories currently in the media about proposed Coal Seam Gas mining under Sydney's inner west the new film Gasland has become a must-see. It received a 5 star rating in the Herald Sun, you'll be entertained as well as informed.

Council Keen To Build A Better Bay Run

Given that the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority (SHFA) Bay Run DA proposal is expensive and destructive of heritage, and does not give proposed users enough room to move without conflict, Leichhardt council's amendments to the Bay Run DA are eminently sensible, managing to meet the needs of users worried about conflict and conservationists worried about impacts on the heritage landscape.

NSW Greens use social media in lead up to 2011 state election (Computerworld)

Maintaining a genuine online presence and leveraging technology have been essential in the lead up to the 2011 NSW state election, Green’s candidate for Balmain, Jamie Parker, has said.

City of Sydney Council - Voting on Harold Park

The issue of Harold Park has come before City of Sydney Council twice and both times only the Greens have voted against the plan that Council is now rushing headlong towards.

Harold Park planning agreement leaves much to be desired

The draft voluntary planning agreement for Harold Park, to be negotiated by City of Sydney Council shortly, looks set to be far too generous to the site’s owners, the Harness Racing Club (HRC) at the expense of the community.

Balmain & Marrickville Turning Green (Ch 10 News)

Channel 10 News Report: Parts of Sydney could be turning a brighter shade of green as the 3rd force in state politics prepares to tackle Kristina Keneally at the ballot box. With the election due in March the Greens are riding high in two of Labor's high profile electorates ...

Forums Generate A Rush Of Ideas (Inner West Independent)

For all its strong arts bent, the cultural life of Leichhardt and its surrounds suffer from a broader affliction common to Sydney – a lack of energy, verve and commitment towards promoting the arts, at least compared to everyone’s favourite yardstick, Melbourne.

Residents’ fury at White Bay terminal plans

October 15, 2010 DAILY TELEGRAPHPlans for a giant harbourside carpark and road as part of the White Bay cruise ship terminal have angered Leichhardt Council and residents.

Brief window to change Callan Park (SMH)

An eclectic vision will be exhibited for public comment, writes Josephine Tovey.AN INNER-CITY farm, a skate park, new sporting fields and a range of services and accommodation for people with severe mental illness: that's the vision for one of Sydney's oldest and most fiercely protected stretches of waterfront.

Leichhardt Council backs skatepark (Inner West Courier)

SKATERS were kickflipping for joy last week, after Leichhardt Council resolved to support their quest to see a skatepark built in Callan Park. Councillors resolved to put the idea forward as part of the ongoing masterplanning process for the Callan Park site.

Parker elected to third term as Leichhardt Mayor (Balmain Village Voice)

Greens councillor Jamie Parker was elected to his third term as Leichhardt mayor last night, defeating the Liberal’s Gordon Weiss by nine votes to three.Read more at the Balmain Village Voice

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