Hands off Hurlstone

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I've been fighting to save the invaluable farm at Hurlstone Agricultural High School from the Liberal Government's plan to sell the educational land to developers.

You can keep track of my campaign below.

 

Ongoing - Questions to Parliament - 83 in total since November 2015 

June 2022 - Community newsletter

26 May 2022 - Letter to Education Minister ahead of 2022-23 Budget

December 2021 - Community newsletter 

22 July 2021 - Representations to Agriculture Minister regarding contamination and biosecurity risks at Hurlstone Agricultural High School

28 June 2021 - Representations to Planning Minister regarding fast-tracking of Glenfield overdevelopment plan

June 2021 - Community newsletter

12 April 2021 - Media release: Liberal Government's own department slams development plans at Hurlstone Agricultural High School

8 April 2021 - Representations to Education Minister on objection by Department of Primary Industries to plans to redevelop Hurlstone

8 April 2021 - Representations to Planning Minister on objection by Department of Primary Industries to plans to redevelop Hurlstone

March 2021 - Community newsletter

8 February 2021 - Submission on overdevelopment plans for Glenfield

17 December 2020 - Submission on Hurlstone Agricultural High School project

11 December 2020 - Have your say on future of Hurlstone Agricultural High School

11 December 2020 - Have your say on overdevelopment plans for Glenfield

10 December 2020 - Submission: Extend the consultation period on Hurlstone Agricultural High School project

December 2020 - Community letter on overdevelopment plans for Glenfield and Hurlstone

2 December 2020 - Media release: Christmas Wish-List 2020 continues fight for our community's fair share

December 2020 - Community newsletter

26 October 2020 - Media release: Local MP backs students' online petition to save iconic Hurlstone Farm

October 2020 - Community flyer: Christmas Wish-List 

7 July 2020 - Submission: Planning Delivery Unit to push overdevelopment agenda on Glenfield and Hurlstone

3 April 2020 - Submission: Advice on Hands off Hurlstone petitions

13 March 2020 - Media release: Put school’s needs first and save the Hurlstone Farm, local MP says

28 February 2020 - Submission: Concerns raised at community information session at Hurlstone Agricultural High School

28 February 2020 - Submission: Stop Landcom's plan for Hurlstone until school's business case is complete

February 2020 - Community newsletter

10 February 2020 - Representations on the future of Hurlstone

January 2020 - Petition: Save the land at Hurlstone

10 December 2019 - Media release: People power wins as Hurlstone Agricultural High School to stay in Glenfield

29 October 2019 - Submission: Include Hurlstone's farm and the Scenic Hills in the national parks system

25 September 2019 - Parliamentary speech: Hurlstone Agricultural High School Fair 2019

30 August 2019 - Media release: End of an era as Hurlstone’s final Country Fair looms after 80 years

June 2019 - Community newsletter 

6 May 2019 - Submission: Meeting on future of Hurlstone Agricultural High School

26 February 2019 - Media release: Emails unveil serious questions about relocation of Hurlstone Agricultural High School

17 January 2019 - Media release: Government must come clean on high-rise plan for Glenfield, local MP says

December 2018 - Community newsletter

29 November 2018 - Media release: MP delivers Christmas wish-list to Santa calling for community’s fair share

26 November 2018 - Submission: Release the Glenfield Precinct Plan

18 September 2018 - Parliamentary speech: Macquarie Fields Electorate Overdevelopment – Stop the Squeeze results

30 August 2018 - Media release: The people have spoken: overdevelopment has to stop

20 August 2018 - Media release: Going, going, gone…? Liberal Government to blame for Hurlstone Country Fair’s imminent demise

14 August 2018 - Parliamentary speech: Overdevelopment in the Macquarie Fields electorate

May 2018 - Community newsletter

12 April 2018 - Media release: What about our green spaces, Premier?

4 April 2018 - Media release: Stokes lets genie out of the bottle over STEM comments

9 February 2018 - Media release: Government must act to fix schools crisis in growth suburb, MP says

8 December 2017 - Media release: Gladys take note: All we want for Christmas is a fair go and our fair share

12 October 2017 - Media release: Hurlstone name and school should stay at Glenfield, local MP says

October 2017 - Community newsletter

16 August 2017 - Media release: Hurlstone’s final Country Fair looming after 78 years

17 July 2017 - Media release: Liberals' Glenfield 'priority precinct' needs a rethink

7 July 2017 - Media release: Local MP steps up fight to save Hurlstone at Glenfield

5 May 2017 - Media release: Shocking new revelations make a mockery of Government’s plans for Hurlstone

4 April 2017 - Parliamentary speech: Hurlstone Agricultural High School

April 2017 - Community newsletter

14 February 2017 - Parliamentary speech: Hurlstone Agricultural High School GIPA request

6 February 2017 - Media release: Development application ‘beginning of the end’ for Hurlstone at Glenfield

6 December 2016 - Media release: All Macquarie Fields wants for Christmas is its fair share, local MP says

December 2016 - Community newsletter

7 November 2016 - Media release: Hurlstone Agricultural among Sydney’s most neglected high schools

20 October 2016 - Parliamentary speech: Hurlstone Agricultural High School

8 September 2016 - Media release: Hurlstone decision robs future generation of educational opportunity, says MP

25 August 2016 - Parliamentary speech: Hurlstone Agricultural High School Site Bill 2016 - Second Reading

1 August 2016 - Media release: MP outraged over Government’s $5million wasteful spend on Hurlstone move

July 2016 - Community newsletter

2 June 2016 - Parliamentary speech: Hurlstone Agricultural High School Site Bill 2016 - debate resumed

12 May 20116 - Parliamentary speech: Hurlstone Agricultural High School Site Bill 2016 - Second Reading Part 1

12 April 2016 - Media release: Local MP announces Rotten Apple Award in disgust at Hurlstone sell-off

11 March 2016 - Media release: ‘Disgusting’ – Local MP gagged in Parliament as fight to save Hurlstone continues

8 March 2016 - Parliamentary Speech: Hurlstone Agricultural High School 

March 2016 - Community newsletter

16 February 2016 - Parliamentary speech: Hurlstone Agricultural High School - Government backflip

18 December 2015 - Media release: Hurlstone move would lead to educational inequality, local MP says

17 December 2015 - Media release: ‘Hands off Hurlstone’, says local MP

14 December 2015 - Media release: Government’s Hurlstone Farm sell-off to fund education budget shortfall

2 December 2015 - Media release: Local MP sends wish-list to Santa for electorate’s ‘fair share’