Introducing The Paddington Society’s New Website

The Paddington Society is proud to announce its new website, providing a rich and valuable community resource for historical and current information. The Paddington Society Inc. is a community association dedicated to celebrating the distinctive qualities of Paddington, an early Victorian suburb nestled in the east of Sydney, NSW, Australia.

2024-05-02T17:22:31+10:00April 19, 2024|

NSW Greens To Chair Inquiry Into Planning Reform

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.

2024-04-19T21:44:35+10:00March 7, 2024|

NSW Government Planning Reforms

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.

2024-04-19T21:45:01+10:00March 1, 2024|

Oxford Street East Cycleway Update

The proposed Oxford Street East Cycleway, located on the south side of Oxford Street, is set to join the Oxford Street West and Liverpool Street Cycleway currently under construction. The Society supports the promotion of cycling in general but believes that improvements could be made to the TfNSW proposal and continues to work with stakeholders including Transport NSW, the City of Sydney Council plus local businesses and residents to ensure a balanced outcome for the proposed cycleway.

2024-04-19T21:45:50+10:00February 13, 2024|
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