Green Square

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The City of Sydney is working on priority projects to ensure development and growth in the Green Square area is matched with quality community facilities, open space and parks, and great transport connections.

We have dedicated $303 million over the next ten years to new community facilities - a library, plaza, health and recreation centre with a pool, and parks. The City of Sydney will also invest $233 million in green infrastructure making Green Square one of Sydney's first low carbon zones.

As these projects come to life we want to hear from you in their design and implementation. Help shape the future of Green Square - register for updates on opportunities to have your say.

For general information on Green Square you can visit the City of Sydney's website.

For more community news, you can also visit the Green Square community hub at greensquarehub.com.

News

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  • Survey for residents in Alexandra Canal catchment

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    The City is carrying out a Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan for the Alexandra Canal catchment. You can access the survey and more information online at the City of Sydney website until 5pm on Friday 19 April 2013.


    The City is carrying out a Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan for the Alexandra Canal catchment. The survey will be available online until 5pm on Friday 19 April 2013.  You can access the survey and more information online at the City of Sydney website.

    The study will tell us about the type of flood mitigation solutions feasible for the catchment....Read more

    by Project Coordinator 03 Apr 2013, 11:27 AM
  • Get to know your neighbour day 2013

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    Friends of Victoria Park are hosting the second year of Get to know your neighbour on Saturday 20 April 2013. 

    Come and meet some your neighbours as five different community groups team up to celebrate new friends and share their areas of interest. You can view the event on the City's What's On page or find out more through the community blog: www.greensquarehub.com.

     

    by Project Coordinator 17 Apr 2013, 10:29 AM
  • Winners announced: Sunken treasure at Green Square Library

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    An innovative below ground vision has been chosen by the City of Sydney as the winner of the international design competition for the new Green Square Library and plaza.

    A jury of leading Australian and international architects unanimously chose the entry from Stewart Hollenstein with Colin Stewart Architects as the winner praising it as “by far the most interesting and stimulating” of more than 160 received.

    Find out more on the Green Square Library & Plaza page.

    by Project Coordinator 26 Feb 2013, 01:37 PM
  • Improving Mary O'Brien Reserve, Zetland

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    Come along to give your feedback on plans to upgrade and extend Mary O’Brien Reserve, Corner Joynton Avenue and Tilford Street, Zetland on Saturday 2nd March 2013 between 12pm-2pm.

    The session will be an opportunity to view and have your say on the concept design for Mary O'Brien Reserve, which has been revised following a community meeting last November.  The proposal includes upgrading playground equipment and BBQ facilities, and significantly increasing the size of the park.

    We invite your comments on the design before Monday 11 March 2013 using our feedback form.


    Come along to give your....Read more

    by Project Coordinator 19 Feb 2013, 03:01 PM
  • Public Exhibition: Draft Planning Agreement relating to land at 956 - 960 Bourke St, 355 Botany Road and 377 - 497 Botany Road, Zetland.

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    The City of Sydney proposes to enter into a Planning Agreement relating to the land at 956-960 Bourke Street, 355 Botany Road and 377-497 Botany Road, Zetland, also known as the Landcom and Green Square Consortium Sites in the Green Square Town Centre.

    The objective of the Draft Planning Agreement is to secure public benefits in connection to the subject land.


    The City of Sydney proposes to enter into a Planning Agreement relating to the land at 956-960 Bourke Street, 355 Botany Road and 377-497 Botany Road, Zetland, also known as the Landcom and Green Square Consortium Sites in....Read more

    by Project Coordinator 09 Jan 2013, 11:03 AM
  • Development Application: Green Square Trigeneration Plant

    A development application has been lodged to install and operate a trigeneration power station in Green Square.

    The trigeneration power plant will be installed in the heritage-listed administration building at the former Royal South Sydney Hospital site on Joynton Avenue, Zetland.  Chinese translation also available.


    A development application has been lodged to install and operate a trigeneration power station in Green Square.

    The trigeneration power plant will be installed in the heritage-listed administration building at the former Royal South Sydney Hospital site on Joynton Avenue, Zetland.

    Trigeneration engines use natural gas to produce electricity, heating and....Read more

    by Project Coordinator 09 Jan 2013, 10:45 AM
  • New Village to Village bus service

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    The Village to Village bus is a free hop-on, hop-off service for City of Sydney residents. We want your feedback on a proposed new Village to Village bus service from Redfern to Camperdown which will provide residents with access to parks, libraries and community centres, local shops and services as well as bus and rail services.

    An extension to Green Square is also being considered as part of this service.  Our survey has now closed.  See dates for upcoming community workshops to discuss this new service. 

    by Project Coordinator 08 Jan 2013, 02:38 PM
  • Green Square Community Fair - Saturday 20 October

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    The inaugural Green Square Fair is a celebration of the growing neighbourhood and the diversity suburbs of – Beaconsfield, Rosebery, Zetland, Waterloo and Alexandria.

    Come along and meet new people in your area and take part in a sustainability workshop, bring your bike for a free fix-up, or just enjoy the live music and BBQ.

    The Green Square Fair is also an opportunity to get an update on development in your area. Speak with City staff and find out more about the Green Square Town Centre, your new library, and state-of-the-art green technologies that will make Green Square one of the city’s first low-carbon precincts.

    There’s plenty for the kids too with a jumping castle, face painting, a wildlife show and drumbeats interactive music for kids.

    When: Saturday 20 October from 11.00am to 3.00pm

    Where: Tote Park, behind the Tote building , 100 Joynton Avenue Zetland 2017

    More info: 02 9265 9333

    by Project Coordinator 17 Oct 2012, 03:27 PM
  • Library and Plaza design competition

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    168 architects from around the world have entered a design competition to create a new library and plaza for Green Square. The design entries are now on showtake a look and provide your feedback online. Or better still, visit the Green Square Service Centre @ the Tote (100 Joynton Avenue Zetland, Monday to Friday 10am to 6pm) to view beautiful colour reproductions of the designs.
     
    All entries have been considered by an independant jury. A winner will be announced in early 2013.
    by Project Coordinator 19 Sep 2012, 05:53 PM
  • Major infrastructure DA on exhibition

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    The next major DA to build the new Green Square Town Centre is now on public exhibition. The DA covers essential infrastructure for the Town Centre, including new roads and streetscape design, and below ground services such as stormwater, electrical and telecommunications infrastructure. This is a major step in delivering a new residential, retail and commercial hub for the broader Green Square area. Read more about the DA and make submission here.
    by Project Coordinator 11 Sep 2012, 05:28 PM