Author Archive | John Dunn


Celebrating Jack Mundey and activism

  In an event hosted by Clover Moore and Lee Rhiannon today, the City of Sydney celebrated Jack Mundey’s election to the council thirty years ago, his contribution as an alderman and before that as BLF Secretary when Green Bans halted plans to demolish The Rocks, Victoria Street (Kings Cross), large parts of Woolloomooloo, and sections […]

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Jack Mundey becomes Patron

Jack Mundey named Friends of Millers Point Patron Ahead of Parliament Rally Legendary Green Bans Campaigner Jack Mundey has been named Patron of the Friends of Millers Point ahead of this week’s Save Public Housing Rally at NSW Parliament House. “The community has again turned to Jack Mundey for support, and we are delighted to announce […]

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Sirius forum at NSW Parliament

            Sirius resident Ron Jennings, the Chair of Urban Planning and Policy at University of Sydney Professor Peter Phibbs, the Director of City Futures at University of NSW Professor Bill Randolph, architect of Sirius Theo Gofers, Sydney Labor candidate Edwina Lloyd, curator and architecture writer Charlie Pickett, Shadow Housing Minister Sophie […]

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Open Sirius Sunday 2.11.14 2–4pm

  S.O.S. SAVE OUR SIRIUS Sirius Apartments are open to the public on Sunday 2 November from 2–4pm.    Organised by the Friends of Millers Point and coinciding with Open Sydney, we are celebrating milestones for 35-year-old Sirius and 85-year-old Ron Jennings.   Come and celebrate Ron Jenning’s birthday, meet residents of Sirius, see the exhibition and this unique […]

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Tanya Plibersek’s Speech in Federal Parliament

Yesterday Tanya Plibersek made a Member’s Statement in the House of Representatives. Ms PLIBERSEK (Sydney—Deputy Leader of the Opposition) (09:55): “I will speak on another issue today. It is an important issue and it comes, in part, from our reflections on the legacy of Gough Whitlam and his government. Forty years ago the Whitlam government, […]

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