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Loss of Heritage Sandstone kerbs

The Trust were shocked to discover the removal of a large section of heritage sandstone kerbing in Gladesville Road, alongside St Josephs College.  Astonishingly, this work has resulted in the replacement of the sandstone kerb stones with concrete and it is not known what has happened to the large blocks of hand hewn sandstone which have […]
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Dismantling The Powerhouse Museum

Update: There have been some very important news reports recently criticising the proposed relocation of the Powerhouse Museum eg last weekend’s article in the Sydney Morning Herald. Continuing issues include: the destruction of the site in Ultimo, so suited to the collection; inadequacy of the design of the new space; the perception that it will […]
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Boronia Park Plan of Management

The Trust remains committed to protecting, conserving and enhancing our heritage-listed Boronia Park.  Green space is so precious, especially in light of our current situation where parks have become a lifeline.   The final consultant’s report on the Draft Plan of Management will be reviewed by Council on Monday 27 April and we will report back on the […]
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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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