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Murray Matson

Cr Murray Matson

Ward
EAST
Party
The Greens
Year first elected to council
1995
Address
c/- 30 Frances Street RANDWICK NSW 2031
Mobile
0409 984 587
Email
murray.matson@randwick.nsw.gov.au

Key Objectives

  • Achieving the ascendancy of ESD principles in Council planning decisions
  • Preventing erosion of funding for Council's community service programs
  • Rewriting Council's planning controls to elevate the right of residents over those of developers
  • Closing down all unauthorised backpacker establishments in Randwick
  • Working to reduce the opening hours of hotels and licensed clubs where they impact on resident amenity
  • Empowering and improving community participation in Council decision making via the Precinct Committee system
  • Assisting the reintroduction of Light Rail to the eastern suburbs
  • Using Council to call for reform of the Land and Environment Court
  • Opposing the expansion of Kingsford Smith Airport

Council Committees

Committees

  • Delegate on the Community Affairs Committee
  • Delegate on the Access & Older Persons Advisory Committee
  • Delegate to the Coogee Bay Floodplain Management Committee
  • Delegate on the Protecting Public Places Committee
  • Chairperson of the Aboriginal Consultative Committee
  • Delegate on the Cycleway & Bike Facilities Committee
  • Delegate on the East Region Local Government Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Forum
  • Alternate Delegate on the Sydney Coastal Councils Committee
  • Delegate on the Sydney Planning Panel Committee

Board Positions

Qualifications

  • A self acquired knowledge of environmental law from involvement in environmental activities across Australia starting with the Franklin Dam Blockade in Tasmania

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