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The F3 & F8 ferry routes to remain unchanged!

We’re delighted to learn that the Ministry of Transport has confirmed that the proposed changes to the above ferry routes will not now be going ahead and our ferries will continue to take us to Circular Quay! This is a direct result of our collective power to ensure that those making decisions are called to […]
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Have your Say on the Proposed Changes to Woolwich and Huntleys Point Ferry Routes

As you will no doubt be aware there are major changes proposed for the above routes which will have an adverse effect on the suburb’s commuters in terms of lengthened journeys and will mean considerable inconvenience particularly for the elderly and those travelling with children or luggage. Transport for NSW and Sydney Ferries operator Transdev […]
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Hunters Hill Trust Journal, December 2019

The Hunters Hill Trust Journal Volume 57, No 2, December 2019 is available here. This edition includes: From the President’s Desk – Alister Sharp The updated ‘Green Book’ New Plans of Management An update on the Plan of Management DA Updates 1 & 3 Ryde Road The Lost & Found Department – 39 Alexandria St The […]
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“The Heritage of Hunters Hill” is here!

Following on from the launch at the Hunters Hill Trust Christmas party “The Heritage of Hunters Hill” book is now available. It has been printed in full colour and features almost 500 homes.  Price $55 each Available from the following local outlets: Hunters Hill Post Office, 32 Alexandra Street Hunters Hill Museum, 22 Alexandra Street The […]
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St Peter Chanel Church – Development Update

A Win for Heritage in the Land and Environment Court! Following the formal onsite meeting of the Land and Environment Court (LEC) on 28 May, the Hunters Hill Trust is pleased to report that the LEC has refused the DA but encourages members to maintain a watching brief in case the decision is appealed. Council’s […]
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Hunters Hill Trust Journal, June 2019

The Hunters Hill Trust Journal Volume 57, No 1, June 2019 is available here. This edition includes: From the President’s Desk – Alister Sharp AGM Report Membership Interaction with Council Walks & Events 2018 -2019 How Our Garden Suburb is Changing The Farm Attendant’s Cottage – Waruda DA Updates New Sports Complex St Joseph’s College St Peter […]
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Inclusive playground in Boronia Park: CAUTION

The Weekly Times (10 April) reports that Council’s plans for an ‘all ability, inclusive’ playground are progressing, with funding of $250,000 already secured. When this project was proposed the Trust expressed concern that: the playground needs to be compatible with the Plan of Management for Boronia Park this type of playground needs a higher level […]
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New Ministries and departments in NSW

Planning administration is changing following the NSW election. The full impacts won’t be known until the new arrangements start operating, but we already have concerns. The powers of the Office of Environment and Heritage and the Office of Local Government have been transferred to the Premier or the new Minister for Planning and Public Spaces […]
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NSW Office of Environment and Heritage disbanded

It can be tough reading the news these days. Architectureau.com reports that the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage will be dismantled and its two principal functions absorbed by other departments, following the re-election of the NSW government in March. The environmental protection and management functions of the office will be moved to an enlarged “Planning and […]
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Vintage boat trip, Sunday 7th April

Perfect weather with blue skies and sparkling water greeted us on Sunday morning, as we set off on our cruise on the comfortable vintage ferry Regal II.  Plenty of food and drink added to our enjoyment as we took a different route this year, travelling down the Lane Cove river and past Onions Point, before […]
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