TRUST Board Meeting in Public – 20 December 2017

TRUST Board Meeting in Public – 20 December 2017

Dear HPG Members and Friends

Mary Darwell, CEO of the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust, kindly came to our HPG AGM. Now it’s our opportunity to attend the Trust Board Meeting in Public.

This email is a reminder that the Board Meeting in public will be held next

Wednesday 20th December 2017 at 3.30pm at the SHFT offices in Best Avenue, Georges Heights.

If you wish to attend you are asked to RSVP to [email protected] or phone 8969 2100 by Friday 15th December 2017. 

For further details go to SHFT website at: http://www.harbourtrust.gov.au/news/2017/11/06/notice-board-meeting-public

This …

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Interpretation Strategy – deadline for comment extended

Interpretation Strategy – deadline for comment extended

A few items to update you on and also recap on after our Member Update of two weeks ago.

Headland Park Interpretation Strategy – deadline for comment extended

Following an approach by HPG the Trust has agreed to extend the deadline for responses to the Harbour Trust’s draft Interpretation Strategy for Headland Park until Monday 16th October. The draft Strategy is available on the Harbour Trust website –  see Link Interpretation Strategy.

We encourage you to make your comments known. HPG will be making a formal submission.

Middle Head Oval

HPG Submission 3 August 2014

HPG Submission 3 August 2014

HPG pulled out all stops and our submission contains 19 documents and over 300 pages. It includes expert reports on heritage, ecology and bushfire. In addition, HPG members and volunteers did a combined analysis of over 70 pages in length.

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Tim James: Middle Head proposal breaches essential tenets

Tim James: Middle Head proposal breaches essential tenets

Transcript of speech by Tim James made at HPG Public Meeting Thursday 17 July 2014

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HOW TO MAKE YOUR SUBMISSION DUE SUNDAY AUGUST 3

DOWNLOAD “INVITATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENT” DOCUMENT HERE…

DOWNLOAD PUBLIC EXHIBITION DOCUMENTS HERE…

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Submissions under EPBC and SHFT Acts combined on proposed residential aged care facility, Middle Head Mosman, are due 5pm Sunday 3 August 2014 – we recommend 5pm Friday 1 August 2014.

2. Read THIS PAGE for guidelines for writing a SINGLE LETTER to send to both parties.

3. You will need to send your letter to 2 places, to BOTH Middle Head Healthcare Pty Ltd and The Sydney Harbour Federation Trust.

4. Copy and Paste this heading on …

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Phil Jenkyn OAM – why the proposal should not proceed

Phil Jenkyn OAM – why the proposal should not proceed

Phil Jenkyn OAM is a retired barrister and former alderman. Over the years he has been involved in many environmental and heritage battles. He was the first Chair of Defenders of Sydney Harbour Foreshores and the Joint Convener of Protectors of Public Lands. He was awarded an OAM (2005) for services to the protection and preservation of the environment, particularly heritage sites on the Sydney Harbour foreshore. In 2010 he received the National Trust’s Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to heritage conservation. He is a …

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Astounded the Trust is considering development proposal

Astounded the Trust is considering development proposal

Submission reproduced with permission

To: The Directors, Sydney Harbour Federation Trust
PO Box 607 Mosman 2088

26 January 2014

Re Aged Care Proposal Middle

I attended the Save Middle Head meeting on 23rd January and it was only then that the full magnitude of the aged care facility was revealed in graphic detail showing the increase in scale of the proposal relative to the footprint and bulk of the existing buildings. I have to say that I was astounded that the management and board were even considering such a proposal given …

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Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Act of Parliament 2001

Save Middle Head Team comment 14 December 2013

Attendees at the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Public Board meeting 3pm Wednesday 11/12/13 demonstrated a deep understanding and commitment to the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Act.

In the questions and comments from the floor following 10 minute presentations to the Board by Linda Bergin OAM, Coordinator Save Middle Head and the proponent of the Development, Teelia Peploe, several members of the community requested the process be suspended to allow for an extension of community consultation.

They challenged the legality of …

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Keep this magnificent Headland for countless generations to come

Comment on proposal
submitted to Sydney Harbour Federation Trust 27/11/13

By Michal K Tomaszewski, Architect
Published with permission

I attended last night’s meeting on site and commend the Facilitator Lady’s organisation of the event. I would like to point out that I am full of admiration of the work the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust has done on this and its other sites which we are so lucky to have as public space in this great city of Sydney.  The work here to date is low key with minimal physical …

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Proposed private development at Middle Head SHFT (Sydney Harbour Federation Trust) Precinct

Submission to Sydney Harbour Federation Trust 27/11/13

By David Briggs
Published with permission

The Manager,

My name is David Briggs, I am retired and live locally. I register my objection to the proposed aged-care facility and the ancillary uses now before the SHFT.

A summary of my opinion is stated as follows, To submit a full statement is now well beyond my personal resources, but hopefully the concepts and philosophy therein will be fully considered by your Board and other environmental and urban planning professionals.

1)  The Architectural and space planning …

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Save Middle Head from Developer

By Linda Bergin OAM

Like me you probably only recently heard about plans for the construction of a large new aged-care facility on Middle Head (Headland Park, Sydney Harbour Federation Trust). A small news story appeared in the Mosman Daily on 14 November 2013.

I was one of the founders of the Headland Preservation Group, which back in 1996-2001 successfully prevented the sale of Middle Head and Georges Heights, and assisted in the subsequent creation of the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust.

Since that time, the Trust has done …

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