The final Productivity Commission report into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning will be presented to Federal Parliament on the 31st October 2014. In January this year the City of Sydney put forward a submission to the Productivity Commission’s commenting on several proposals contained in the draft report. In doing so it provided comment both as an active participant […]
On 26th September 2014 I attended the launch of the NSW and ACT Young Achiever Awards in Sydney. The award acknowledge young achievers between the ages of 12 and 12 in the categories of Indigenous Achievement, Leadership, Arts and Fashion, Leadership and Innovation, Environment and Sustainability and Community Service. There is also a Career Kick Start Award. Entries […]
With New South Wales Parliament due to sit again today it’s positive to read that the government is considering a range of amendments to the Shooters and Fishers Party business voting bill. Following the introduction of the bill on the 14th August, I have actively campaigned, spoken at public forums and have written to members […]
I asked to speak at this public meeting today both as a Councillor and a City of Sydney small business owner concerned about proposed new business voting laws. Last month two bills were introduced into Parliament on the same day dealing with the same issue under the proviso that they would simplify the voting process […]
Clr Angela Vithoulkas believes that small businesses located in large buildings will be the biggest losers if the proposed Fishers and Shooters bill is rushed through parliament this month. As it currently stands occupier and lessees who pay rent as tenants are each entitled to vote as non-residents during City of Sydney Council elections. But, […]
Could somebody please define who or what “big business” is in terms of voting for local government elections? Why isn’t anyone defining this or giving us the numbers? The very controversial and insane political hype that has accompanied the Business Vote proposal for the City of Sydney Election Act is continuing in waves that are reaching […]
Today’s announcement by Alex Greenwich MP about a rally and petition surrounding proposed changes to the City of Sydney Act has pushed the hysteria and misinformation that continues to surround this issue to new levels. ‘Last night when I voted for a community meeting to be held about the issue neither myself nor the public […]
Clr Angela Vithoulkas said today that the proposed City of Sydney Job Program App will help young people and employers connect and engage through smart devices in new, exciting and relevant ways. ‘Unemployment is an issue that continues to affect many young people in the City of Sydney and across Australia. The City of Sydney […]
Councillor Angela Vithoulkas is a huge supporter Project HoPe launched by Veterinarian Dr Sam Kovac as part of Homeless Persons Week (5th – 11th August 2013). Project HoPe is an exciting new initiative that aims to help the disadvantaged pets of the homeless.
Councillor Angela Vithoulkas has pledged to raise $5,000 to ensure the Police Citizens Youth Club Talent Quest can go ahead this year in Sydney. Councillor Vithoulkas is very supportive of this quest as currently there is no established youth talent quest in the Sydney CBD area.