Wendy Bacon http://www.wendybacon.com Journalist, activist Wed, 04 Mar 2015 06:56:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 No Mr Shepherd, I won’t apologise http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/no-mr-shepherd-i-wont-apologise/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/no-mr-shepherd-i-wont-apologise/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 01:18:30 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=3659 In Australia, the law of defamation erodes media freedom. Threats to sue can be unnerving, especially if you don't have easy access to legal advice.

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Developer sidesteps council in bid to subdivide land http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/developer-sidesteps-council-in-bid-to-subdivide-public-land/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/developer-sidesteps-council-in-bid-to-subdivide-public-land/#comments Tue, 10 Feb 2015 22:39:28 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=3600 Welfare Street residents lodge objections to a developer's application to subdivide land on which their Homebush homes stand.

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WestConnex was ‘aggressive’ says company http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/westconnex-was-aggressive-says-company/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/westconnex-was-aggressive-says-company/#comments Fri, 06 Feb 2015 11:29:05 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=3550 Dial a Dump accuses Westconnex of being aggressive and secretive in its dealings

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St Peters residents dumped for Westconnex http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/st-peters-residents-dumped-for-westconnex/ http://www.wendybacon.com/2015/st-peters-residents-dumped-for-westconnex/#comments Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:15:37 +0000 http://www.wendybacon.com/?p=3516 For six months, Westconnex secretly negotiated to buy a waste dump for a giant interchange, without informing the local residents of their plan.

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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 A Homebush block was reported in the media as subdivided when sold as 12 properties .When Wendy Bacon investigated she found no subdivision had occurred.

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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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