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Manly Observer: Can’t catch a break: school trips appear forgotten in local bus privatisation deal

Manly Observer: Can’t catch a break: school trips appear forgotten in local bus privatisation deal

Apr 04, 2024

The quasi-privatisation of bus services on the Northern Beaches has caused headaches for local schools once reliant on State Transit buses for excursions and sports matches, with concerns no provision was made to protect the service availability or rising fees.

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Media Release: Northern Beaches Council to support WorldPride 2023

Media Release: Northern Beaches Council to support WorldPride 2023

Jul 27, 2022

Greens Councillors Kristyn Glanville and Miranda Korzy have proudly moved and seconded a proposal for Northern Beaches Council to bring pride to the Northern Beaches. The motion had support from other independent and Liberal Councillors, aside from one councillor.

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Northern Beaches Advocate: Greens slam bus privatisation

Northern Beaches Advocate: Greens slam bus privatisation

Oct 03, 2022

The Greens have slammed bus privatisation, with a new report saying it has been a ‘disaster’. The Privatisation of Bus Services report, conducted by the NSW Legislative Council (upper house), was chaired by Greens MLC Abigail Boyd, who said privatisation of bus services had been ‘nothing short of a disaster’.

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Media Release: Greens call for end to disastrous privatisation of Northern Beaches buses

Media Release: Greens call for end to disastrous privatisation of Northern Beaches buses

Oct 26, 2022

The Greens are calling for an end to privatised bus services on the Northern Beaches following a report this week that found the government sell-off had been a disaster. A NSW Parliamentary inquiry into the privatisation handed down its report on Tuesday, finding the reliability and effectiveness of bus services had suffered as a result, with less accountability and poorer working conditions for bus drivers.

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Northern Beaches Advocate: Council weighs in

Northern Beaches Advocate: Council weighs in

Apr 30, 2023

Northern Beaches Council has weighed in on the Sea Eagles pride jersey controversy.

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Northern Beaches Advocate: Move to support trades

Northern Beaches Advocate: Move to support trades

Jun 23, 2022

Two political opponents are joining forces to have more apprentices employed by Council. Greens Councillor Kristyn Glanville (main image) is moving a notice of motion at next Tuesday’s council meeting (28 June) for Council to employ more trades apprentices. Her motion has the support of Liberal Councillor Stuart Sprott, who has previously moved a similar motion.

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