The public finally had their chance to speak about the redevelopment of Waterloo South, much of which has fallen on deaf ears.
Regrettably, Australia has forgotten how to reach back for the poor.
“Public housing, affordable housing, there’s a dire need for it,” said representative for the Waterloo Neighbourhood Advisory Board (NAB) Karyn Brown.
Yesterday, the USyd Welfare Action Group attended a rally in Martin Place held by Hands Off Glebe, Friends of Erskineville, and Shelter NSW.
The existing public housing, which was purpose-built to provide liveable, community space, will be demolished by developers and replaced with 70% private accommodation and 30% public housing.
Patricia Arcilla and Sam Langford take a look at the impending loss of one of Sydney’s most iconic buildings.