Because of postal delays around the Christmas period the NSW Electoral Commission have let us know they will be sending a letter and a survey form to people who have NOT responded so far to previous correspondence. These letters will be marked URGENT and they need to be returned before Australia Day. The survey forms […]
RESIDENTS facing heavy construction work along the light rail route have been given an early Christmas present from the state government — $130 Sony noise cancelling headphones. Since work began on the CBD and South East light rail route, residents and businesses have consistently reported facing high levels of noise due to underground and invasive […]
I was recently featured on Channel 10 news commenting on dangerous asbestos handling issues along the Sydney light rail construction route in Devonshire Street Surry Hills. I’m calling for the Government to halt construction and conduct a safety audit. Public safety is non-negotiable! You can see the interview here.
The NSW Electoral Commission have sent letters to some of our new members to verify their party membership. Unfortunately, they forgot to include a pre-paid and addressed envelope with the form. So, people will receive 2 letters from them – one will contain the form and one will contain the reply paid envelope. The good […]
George Street, one of Australia’s longest and oldest city streets, has always been a bit tricky to navigate. Before jackhammers started tearing up the road in late 2015, hundreds of buses used to whiz down it every day, every now and then killing cyclists or pedestrians. So the street’s transformation into a pedestrian boulevard with […]
On Monday night, Sydney City Council’s Transport, Heritage and Planning Sub-Committee voted on the recommendation to put to Council a planning proposal to list the Bidura Children’s Court building as a heritage item. As well as amending the Sydney Local Environmental Plan 2012 to reflect this listing, the planning proposal also seeks to amend the […]
Small businesses suffering a downturn in revenue because of the bungled Sydney Light Rail construction could soon have a dedicated Member of Parliament defending their rights. Independent City of Sydney Councillor Angela Vithoulkas plans to enter state politics as leader of the ‘Small Business Matters Party.’ After fighting uphill battles in local government for the […]
I was recently featured on Channel 10 news commenting on Transport for NSW’s idea to put up Christmas lights and roll out street walkers to encourage people to come into the construction zone that is George Street. You can see the interview here.
I appeared on 2GB this morning talking about the devastating impact of light rail, the failings of the construction company and how something has to happen now to support small businesses and residents. I also invited listeners who care about small business to join my party SMALL BUSINESS MATTERS. You can listen to the interview […]
INDEPENDENT City of Sydney councillor Angela Vithoulkas will vie for a seat in State Parliament after launching her own political party. In a bid to represent small businesses at a state level, the second-term councillor has formed the Small Business Matters party. The party will seek NSW Legislative Council seats at the next election in […]