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Mayors unite against metro (Inner West Courier)

Mayors Against the Metro, a joint initiative by Leichhardt and Hills Shire councils, is gaining recruits quicker than you can say "metro madness", with 15 councils signing up to the campaign to see the NSW Government's pet project dumped.

Hero in them thar hills (Inner West Courier)

LEICHHARDT mayor Jamie Parker 's opposition to the CBD Metro and call for the State Government to focus on heavy rail links to Sydney's northwest is turning him into the hero of the Hills Shire.

Public transport fight rolls on (Hills Shire Times)

It's impossible not to like Leichhardt Mayor Jamie Parker .For the second time this year, Mr Parker has come to the aid of the Hills and each time it concerned the proposed Sydney CBD Metro.

Fourteen bus services to be dumped by NSW Govmt (Inner West Courier)

Fourteen bus services to the Inner West will be dumped under Sydney Buses’ proposed changes to the bus network.According to Sydney Buses, the changes, which are part of its first review of bus routes in the area for 20 years, will provide residents with a more direct service to the CBD as well as between the Inner West and Sydney’s south.

Light rail study call for tenders (Inner West Courier)

The State Government has finally got the ball rolling on light rail and is calling for tenders from organisations interested in conducting a feasibility study into extending the system to Dulwich Hill.

Labor's Green Nemesis (The Australian)

Jamie Parker has a friendly face and a likeable manner, but he is NSW Labor's worst nightmare.

One Degree Of Change - Saving Our Planet Is Up To Every One Of Us (Inner West Courier)

Program to save water, energy. Canada Bay and Leichhardt councils will join Sydney Water in a partnership program aimed at improving water and energy efficiencies for local businesses. The Inner West councils have received joint funding of $110,000 from Sydney Water to undertake a pilot partnership program. 

Leichhardt Council slams consultation on bays precinct as a sham

June 18, 2009 CUMBERLAND COURIERNSW Planning Minister Kristina Keneally finally announced public consultation on the future of Bays precinct on Friday but Leichhardt councillors labelled it a sham and vowed to push ahead with their own - sooner.

Mayors call state's bluff on light rail (SMH)

Inner-City mayors have called the State Government's bluff, agreeing to help fund a feasibility study into light rail throughout the inner west.The mayors, led by Sydney City's Clover Moore and Leichhardt's Jamie Parker, yesterday agreed to contribute up to $60,000 to examine the viability of extending the light rail from Lilyfield to Dulwich Hill.

Metro too costly: Leichhardt mayor (ABC News Online)

Leichhardt Council has urged the New South Wales Government to rethink its proposal for the CBD metro rail line, saying the existing plan is too costly and ill-conceived.The State Government has started the formal planning process for the 7 kilometre underground line from Rozelle to Central, and is now seeking community feedback.

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