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Oxford Street East Cycleway Update

June 18, 2024|

The proposed Oxford Street East Cycleway, located on the south side of Oxford Street, is meant to provide the “missing link” between the CBD and Bondi Junction. The Society supports the promotion of cycling in general but believes that the “missing link “ need not go along Oxford Street East and has a different vision for Oxford Street Paddington [..]

Better Planning Network

May 31, 2024|

Forum at NSW Parliament Theatrette Wednesday 7 August at 6.30pm In late April, The Paddington Society met with the Better Planning Network (BPN)  to discuss the State Government's planning changes that encourage more housing - known as the 'Diverse and Well located Housing Reform' and the 'Low and Mid-Rise Housing[...]

Your Say: NSW Government’s Proposed Planning Changes

April 3, 2024|

Have your say on the NSW Government's proposal to implement significant changes to housing in our area. The NSW Government’s proposed changes to planning for low and mid-rise housing highlight a complete lack of regard for existing housing density, local character, heritage conservation and local planning controls. If implemented, the[...]

NSW Greens To Chair Inquiry Into Planning Reform

March 7, 2024|

The NSW Parliament has established an Inquiry into the highly controversial Transport-Oriented Development State Environment Planning Policy (TOD SEPP) and the diverse and well-located homes program. These changes are part of a series that the State Government is implementing to meet its pre-election housing targets and will result in density changes without Council or community consent.

NSW Government Planning Reforms

March 1, 2024|

In December the NSW Planning Department released a proposal, Changes to Create Low and Mid Rise Housing to increase housing density in well located areas in Sydney, to help with the housing crisis. The Department has also released proposals to create high-rise housing around certain train and metro stops, but none in the eastern part of the city.



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