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Mayor Stephen Agius inherits New City Plan | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader

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Mayor Stephen Agius inherits New City Plan
By Maria Galinovic, October 1, 2015

Mayor Stephen Agius inherits New City Plan at Kogarah | St George & Sutherland Shire LeaderBack as a team: New Kogarah mayor Stephen Agius and deputy mayor Annie Tang.

STEPHEN Agius’ term as the mayor of Kogarah is likely to be marked by several major challenges. Continue reading “Mayor Stephen Agius inherits New City Plan | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader”

New Kogarah City Plan revolt: Hundreds join fight against high-rise | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader

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New Kogarah City Plan revolt: Hundreds join fight against high-rise
By Maria Galinovic, September 4, 2015

IMG_0733Not happy: Kogarah New City Plan forum at Venus Reception Centre. Picture: Supplied

Hundreds of angry and sometimes volatile residents crowded into the Venus Reception Centre on Monday night to tell Kogarah Council what they thought of its proposed New City Plan. Continue reading “New Kogarah City Plan revolt: Hundreds join fight against high-rise | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader”

Forum to be held on New City Plan for Kogarah | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader

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Forum to be held on New City Plan for Kogarah
By Maria Galinovic, August 25, 2015

Forum to be held on New City Plan for Kogarah | St George & Sutherland Shire LeaderNo way: residents fear overdevelopment in an already stretched infrastructure-local member Chris Minns speaking. Picture John Veage

KOGARAH Council is planning to listen to the opinion of residents on the contentious New City Plan at a public forum held during an extraordinary council meeting on Monday, August 31. Continue reading “Forum to be held on New City Plan for Kogarah | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader”

New Kogarah City rezoning plan sparks flood of buy-up deals for ‘glut’ of apartments | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader

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New Kogarah City rezoning plan sparks flood of buy-up deals for ‘glut’ of apartments
By Maria Galinovic, August 11, 2015

New Kogarah City rezoning plan sparks flood of buy-up deals for 'glut' of apartments- poll | St GeorAn aerial shot of Kogarah CBD, taken about 10 years ago. Picture: Robert Pearce

KOGARAH, in the grip of frenzied real estate wheeling and dealing, could be in for a shock if the New City plan is approved in its present form. Continue reading “New Kogarah City rezoning plan sparks flood of buy-up deals for ‘glut’ of apartments | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader”

Residents will get one more chance to comment on Kogarah New City Plan | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader

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Residents will get one more chance to comment on Kogarah New City Plan | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader
By Maria Galinovic, August 4, 2015

KOGARAH residents will have another chance to have their say about Kogarah Council’s New City Plan — an LEP amendment to meet the area’s future growth needs. Continue reading “Residents will get one more chance to comment on Kogarah New City Plan | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader”

MP Minns blasts Kogarah Council over new city plan | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader

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MP Minns blasts Kogarah Council over new city plan | St George & Sutherland Shire LeaderMP Minns blasts Kogarah Council over new city plan
By Murray Trembath, June 4, 2015

KOGARAH MP Chris Minns has questioned why some areas would be subjected to extreme development in Kogarah Council’s New City Plan while others, such as Oatley, had been ‘‘let off almost scot free’’.

Mr Minns told State Parliament a public forum was needed to seek answers. Continue reading “MP Minns blasts Kogarah Council over new city plan | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader”

Residents rise up against high-rise at Kogarah meeting Sunday | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader

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Residents rise up against high-rise at Kogarah meeting Sunday
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Maria Galinovic, May 18, 2015

Residents rise up against high-rise at Kogarah meeting Sunday | St George & Sutherland Shire LeaderNo way: residents fear overdevelopment in an already stretched infrastructure. Picture: John Veage

More than 200 people packed Kogarah School of Arts on Sunday, May 17, to hear more about the New City plan proposal by Kogarah Council. Continue reading “Residents rise up against high-rise at Kogarah meeting Sunday | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader”

Kogarah city housing plan under the spotlight | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader

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Kogarah city housing plan under the spotlight
By Maria Galinovic, May 14, 2015

Kogarah city housing plan under the spotlight | St George & Sutherland Shire LeaderTake a stand: Kogarah.org is urging residents to take a stand before it is too late. Picture: Chris Lane

WITH two weeks to comment on Kogarah’s New City plan, the United Kogarah City Residents Association has stepped up its efforts to inform as many people as possible that the plan is unacceptable. Continue reading “Kogarah city housing plan under the spotlight | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader”

Kogarah City plan ‘may not be legal’ | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader

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Kogarah City plan ‘may not be legal’
By Maria Galinovic, April 25, 2015

Kogarah City plan 'may not be legal' | St George & Sutherland Shire LeaderWhat about the flora and fauna: John McCarthy, a lawyer, thinks Kogarah’s new city plan could be invalid because there is no biodiversity plan. Picture: Jane Dyson

RESIDENTS opposed to Kogarah Council’s new plan for the city, which is now on public exhibition, have been given some hope the plan could be declared invalid. Continue reading “Kogarah City plan ‘may not be legal’ | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader”

Kogarah city plan draws fire from wards: Urgent ward meetings to be held | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader

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Kogarah city plan draws fire from wards: Urgent ward meetings to be held
By Maria Galinovic, April 7, 2015

WebPageHigh-rise on the horizon: Much will change if Kogarah Council’s New City plan is adopted. Picture: Jane Dyson

KOGARAH Council’s New City plan which will mean increased densities in many parts of Kogarah has mobilised community groups into action. Continue reading “Kogarah city plan draws fire from wards: Urgent ward meetings to be held | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader”