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82 Wentworth Park Road fights for survival

Media Release Tuesday August 22nd Hundreds of objections to the planned demolition of public housing complex 82 Wentworth Park Road in Glebe will be presented to Parliament on Wednesday 23 August. “The Royal Institute of British Architects has created the new prize to encourage architects to pour their creativity into refurbishing existing buildings, rather than […]

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82 Wentworth Prk Road

Stop the demolition of 82 Wentworth Park Road

Media release 1 on protest letters Hands off Glebe activists will deliver over 400 letters calling for the 82 Wentworth Park public housing complex to be saved from demolition to Housing Minister Jackson at Parliament House on Wednesday 22 August at 10.30am. “The decision by the NSW Minister for Housing and Homelessness Rose Jackson to […]

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82 Wentworth Prk Road Action

We need your help

Stop the demolition of 82 Wentworth Park Rd Why demolish a building that can house 27 people in the middle of a housing crisis? We need community support to convince/persuade a very new NSW Housing Minister Ms Rose Jackson to change her mind and withdraw the DA to demolish and replace this building. We are […]

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Don’t touch Wentworth Park Rd, Glebe

Media release Saturday, 17 June 2023 “We welcome the announcement that the Franklyn Street public housing estate will be saved from demolition and eviction, but we are very disappointed that NSW Housing Minister Rose Jackson has chosen to continue with the previous LNP Government’s appalling plan for 82 Wentworth Park Road”, said Denis Doherty from […]

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Glebe Grapevine

Glebe Grapevine June 2023

Building on Victories In May 2023 the ALP won the NSW election. The new Housing Minister announced that sale of houses (5 including Sadie King’s dwelling) would be stopped and the Franklyn Street public housing estate would be saved. Some of this must be due to the public pressure we were able to mount. Members […]

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Glebe Grapevine

March 2023 edition Franklyn Report Launched We are fighting to save our homes!” declared public housing tenant and Hands off Glebe Secretary Emily Valentine. Emily was speaking at the launch at Sydney Town Hall of The Franklyn Report. Produced by Hands off Glebe with support from the Glebe Society, it presents the social, environmental and […]

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Council endorses Franklyn Report

The Franklyn Street Report Launch moved By Councillor Ellsmore Passed unanimously by the Council on 13/3/2023 much appreciated Hands off Glebe responds Hands off Glebe acknowledges the support of the City of Sydney and its respect for public housing tenants. We especially thank the Deputy Mayor Silvie Ellesmore for all her support and the support […]

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DA Wentworth Park Rd

Glebe NSW 2037 Pictures of the site as it as present: Introduction It is most important that we do lodge objections to this DA.  There is no guarantee that a new ALP State Government will reverse any decision of the council/planning committee on this site.  We need to get as many objections into council by […]

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FRANKLYN REPORT

INVITATION TO THE LAUNCH OF THE FRANKLYN REPORT Wednesday 22 February    5 – 7pm TREASURY ROOM, SYDNEY TOWN HALL Franklyn Street is an excellent public housing complex in the inner west suburb of Glebe with over 100 tenants who love their homes and gardens. The NSW Government plans to demolish the homes and gardens and […]

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THEFT OF PUBLIC HOUSING IN GLEBE

Protesters will try to prevent the auction of a Glebe public housing property at 6pm on Wednesday 10 March “The planned sale of the home at 92 Cowper Street Glebe is the latest example of the NSW Government policy of getting rid of public housing by stealth,” said local resident Emily Vallentine. “Its totally disgusting […]