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Read more about the issues we are progressing in the community in recent media coverage and newsletter updates.

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Media Release: GREENS NEGOTIATE HOUSING AFFORDABILITY MOTION ON NORTHERN BEACHES

Media Release: GREENS NEGOTIATE HOUSING AFFORDABILITY MOTION ON NORTHERN BEACHES

Apr 04, 2024

Greens Councillor Kristyn Glanville has successfully progressed Council action on housing affordability, negotiating with Councillors to achieve unanimous and bipartisan support for a motion on local housing affordability. "With 14,000 households on the Northern Beaches in rental or mortgage stress, and local businesses and services struggling to find key workers due to the cost of local housing, there is a pressing social and economic need to ensure that we are tackling this serious issue"

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Northern Beaches Advocate: Call for Airbnb clampdown

Northern Beaches Advocate: Call for Airbnb clampdown

Jul 27, 2022

Council will call on the NSW Government to clamp down on short-term accommodation to ease the rental crisis. Greens Councillor Kristyn Glanville (main image) is hailing the motion passed by Northern Beaches Council at the June 2023 meeting as a ‘major step’ by Council towards tackling the housing affordability crisis.

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Northern Beaches Advocate: Call for compliance

Northern Beaches Advocate: Call for compliance

Oct 03, 2022

Council is failing to reign in ‘cowboy’ developers, according to frustrated residents and a Northern Beaches Councillor. Greens Councillor Kristyn Glanville (main image), who is also an environment and planning lawyer, says Council’s compliance team are overwhelmed by complaints about developments approved by private certifiers, that allegedly do not adhere to development controls.

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Manly Observer: Community fight sees funding reinstated to local charities

Manly Observer: Community fight sees funding reinstated to local charities

Oct 26, 2022

Northern Beaches councillors have tonight ‘undone’ a decision to gradually cut funding to three major local charities over the next three years, instead voting to retain existing support.

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Northern Beaches Advocate: Lizard Rock Coverage

Northern Beaches Advocate: Lizard Rock Coverage

Apr 30, 2023

As one group celebrates reaching a milestone to protect bushland at Lizard Rock, another stakeholder is outraged. Yesterday afternoon (Sunday, 12 March), the Northern Beaches Bushland Guardians group held a ‘Rock for Lizard Rock’ event at Oxfords Falls Peace Park, Dreadnought Road, Oxford Falls. The gathering was attended by a line-up of local politicians (image below) across the political spectrum.

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Manly Observer: Council to investigate soft plastic solutions

Manly Observer: Council to investigate soft plastic solutions

Jun 23, 2022

Northern Beaches Council is investigating ways to facilitate soft plastics recycling after the national REDcycle program announced it had collapsed last month.

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