Meet the Candidates: Local Government Elections 2018 Kensington/East Norwood and West Norwood/Kent Town wards

Our recent ‘Meet the Candidates’ session run in co-operation with the Kensington Residents’ Association was an informative and interesting evening. We heard from the ward and Mayoral nominees who were then subjected to some vigorous questioning by the assembled crowd.

Whether you did or did not attend please don’t forget to vote!
Refer below for some helpful information.

Word file of candidates’ details Candidates Data 2018 – Public 

Statements from candidates CandidateStatements

Details of Candidates for NPSP Council election 2018: Candidates Data 2018 – Public

How will State Government proposals affect you?

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2018 Local Government Elections | Nominations NPSP Council

Nominations have closed for the 2018 Council Elections.

Voting will take place in NPSP Council as follows:

Mail out of voting materials Monday 22 – Friday 26 October
Close of voting 5.00pm, Friday 9 November

List of Candidates PDF File: 8738_2018_council_nominations

NPSP Council website:

https://www.npsp.sa.gov.au/about_council/mayor_and_elected_members/council_elections

For further information visit: https://www.lga.sa.gov.au/councilelections

State Planning Policies and Heritage Enquiry by Parliamentary Committee

These two significant State Government issues concern Heritage protection and planning. The State Planning Policies were described and discussed at the recent NRA general meeting. Your committee submitted submissions for both of these and they can be found on this website:

180928 NRA Heritage submission – Final

180920 NRA submission – state planning policy

  1. The Heritage Inquiry initiated by a parliamentary Committee

For residents in Norwood especially, built heritage is our unique and valuable link to the past and an irreplaceable asset to our community.  We cannot afford to be silent if/when remote government bodies with little to no investment in our precinct, seek to influence/regulate those areas which help define us and which greatly affect the quality of our daily lives.

2. The Draft State Planning Policies.

There are 96 of them but ONE concerns cultural heritage. There is scant mention of the protection of built heritage and no mention of Historic Conservation Zones or Residential Character Zones in this draft policy.

For your reference, the City of Norwood, Payneham & St Peters endorsed submissions to both consultations.

Submission from NPSP Council 1

Submission from NPSP Council 2

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