Wendy Bacon http://www.wendybacon.com Journalist, activist Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:05:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Secret transcript ‘disappeared’ in Paddington Crown Land scandal http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/secret-transcript-disappeared-in-paddington-crown-land-scandal/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/secret-transcript-disappeared-in-paddington-crown-land-scandal/#comments Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:57:54 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=2853 Dealings between the Paddington Bowling Club, CSKS Holdings and the NSW government are under investigation but some important evidence has gone missing.

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Obeid’s old lawyer chosen for Welfare Street deal http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/obeids-old-lawyer-hired-for-welfare-street-deal/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/obeids-old-lawyer-hired-for-welfare-street-deal/#comments Tue, 20 Jan 2015 12:57:48 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=3283 The NSW government is involved in a land deal organised by a lawyer who hid controversial Obeid family investments.

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No subdivision in Welfare Street http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/no-subdivision-in-welfare-street/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/no-subdivision-in-welfare-street/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 02:41:40 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=3074 Properties in Welfare Street were reported in the media as subdivided at the time December sale. When Wendy Bacon inquired. she found it was not true

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Very private developers ‘sold’ Welfare Street – without a title http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/how-very-private-developers-sold-welfare-street-without-title/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/how-very-private-developers-sold-welfare-street-without-title/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 00:13:04 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=3034 Who are the private investors 'sold' Welfare St when the NSW government still owned it. Lance Rosenberg is involved but who else? It's hard to find out.

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An auction on Welfare Street http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/auction-on-welfare-street/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/auction-on-welfare-street/#comments Sun, 11 Jan 2015 05:29:51 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=2941 How developers keen for quick returns moved in on affordable housing on Welfare Street in Western Sydney. Part One: The auction and the media.

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Club flouts threat to its licence http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/club-flouts-threat-to-its-licence/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/club-flouts-threat-to-its-licence/#comments Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:56:16 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=2885 The NSW Office of Liquor Gaming and Racing is taking action against the Paddington Bowling Club to remove its licence. But the noise goes on.

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State of NSW’s 25 year battle against Roseanne Beckett http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/state-of-nsw-25-year-against-roseanne-beckett/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/state-of-nsw-25-year-against-roseanne-beckett/#comments Wed, 19 Nov 2014 03:54:18 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=2622 For 25 years, the State has maintained Roseanne Beckett is guilty. So, John Maconachie's opening in the malicious prosecution trial held no surprises.

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Muslim women save their refuge http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/muslim-women-save-their-refuge/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/muslim-women-save-their-refuge/#comments Fri, 14 Nov 2014 03:44:38 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=2693 In June, Sydney's Muslim Women's Association refuge faced closure. After a strong campaign, it won back its NSW government funding

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Judge decides Woollahra Council should wait for ICAC http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/judge-decides-woollahra-council-should-wait-for-icac/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/judge-decides-woollahra-council-should-wait-for-icac/#comments Fri, 07 Nov 2014 00:22:19 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=2634 NSW Land and Environment Court rules Woollahra Council was right to put CSKS Holdings DA on hold until NSW ICAC investigates land deal

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Concerns Remain For Regional Women’s Refuges After Win For City Services http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/concerns-remain-for-regional-womens-refuges-after-win-for-city-services/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/concerns-remain-for-regional-womens-refuges-after-win-for-city-services/#comments Tue, 04 Nov 2014 04:28:01 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=2688 As a range of inner city services are saved from the NSW Goverment’s axe, attention is turning to the fate of refuges in regional areas.

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