Links & Resources

Useful resources for people living in the 2011 postcode area

Police 8356 0099
Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000
St. Vincent’s Hospital 8382 1111
Kings Cross Injecting Centre 9360 1191
Coronavirus Helpline 1800 020 080

Some links, selected reports and development applications relevant to our local issues

The 2011 Residents’ Association encourages all interested people to make a submission about an issue that is important to you. We are willing to give feedback and advice and in some cases might be prepared to make our own submission on behalf of the broader 2011 community.

Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) in association with NSW/ACT Alcohol Policy Alliance (NAAPA)

An excellent website with resource material relating to effects of alcohol on communities.  On 21 Jan 2014 NAAPA welcomed the measures announced by Premier Barry O’Farrell to tackle alcohol-related violence in NSW (read more).

Kings Cross ‘Liquor Freeze’ legislation

The Liquor Act 2007: supports what is known as the ‘liquor freeze’, which turns out to only cover a small part of Kings Cross and Potts Point, including some venues but not bars or restaurants. Click here for a quick summary of the key points and sections that have an impact on our neighbourhood.

Crime statistics

NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOSCAR)

Cumulative Impact Study – City of Sydney May 2009

The City of Sydney commissioned the following two reports as part of its “Late Night Trading Research Project”, better known as the “Cumulative Impact of Licensed Premises Study”.

Late Night Trading – Community Perceptions Report

Alcohol related crime in City of Sydney Local Government Area May 2009

These reports and the Council officers’ report is at this link.

The City has placed these two reports on public exhibition. Public submissions can be sent to Ryan van den Nouwelant

by e-mail to by 5:00pm on Friday 31 July 2009, or mailed to

Ryan van den Nouwelant

City Plan Development Unit

City of Sydney, GPO Box 1591, Sydney 2001

Fax: 02 9265 9222

NSW Government Discussion paper – Safety Rating System for Licensed Premises

Discussion paper – responses were due Tuesday 31 March 2009 to

Cumulative Impact of Licensed Premises

Australian resources

19 Feb 2009 40th Anniversity Symposium of the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research

19 Feb 2009 Predicting the Impacts of Licensed Outlet Density Chikritzhs – BOCSAR

19 Feb 2009 Developing an assault Reduction Strategy Matruglio – BOCSAR

UK local government policy examples

Overview Cumulative Impact Policies in England and Wales

England-wales-number_of_cumulative_impact_areas_2008Ealing Council Cumulative Impact Study


Borough of Scarborough

Plymouth City Council

Eastbourne Council Cumulative Impact Policy

Kings Cross Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC)

MSIC webpage

Evaluation Reports on the MSIC

Biodiversity and Wildlife

Royal Botanical Gardens

Pyrmont Ultimo Biodiversity
Meets Wednesday mornings at various sites in Pyrmont and at Wentworth Park light rail station every Sunday morning. Contact person:

Need help with an injured animal?

Sydney Wildlife on 02 9413 4300
WIRES on 02 8977 3333 or 1300 094 737l

Other Issues

May 2014

1 May 14 Locals protest against Council’s plans for mega light poles and metal picket fence for Reg Bartley Oval in heritage-listed Rushcutters Bay Park

Apr 2014

5 Apr 14 Poetry in memory of Thomas Kelly and Daniel Christie

Nov 2008

21 Nov 08 Poster for Beare Park Elizabeth Bay warning of raw sewerage in harbour

May 2007

24 May 07 Community facilities analysis City East area – Cred Community Planning

Other Local Organisations
Kings Cross Community Centre, 50-58 Macleay Street, Potts Point (near Australia Post and opposite Fitzroy Gardens)
Reg Murphy Centre, 19 Greenknowe Avenue, Potts Point
Kings Cross Arts & Cultural Festival
Kings Cross Film Society
Friends of Fitzroy Gardens and Lawrence Hargrave Reserve
Kings Cross Community Garden, Lawrence Hargrave Reserve
Canices Kitchen and St Canices Community Garden
Bourke Street Community Garden, 103 Bourke Street, Woolloomooloo
Woolloomooloo Community Garden, corner of Dowling Street and Sydney Place, Woolloomooloo
Weave Community Hub, Woollomooloo/Weave Youth & Community Services
Juanita Nielsen Centre, 31 Nicholson Street, Woolloomooloo
Ozanam Learning Centre, 99 Forbes Street, Woolloomooloo

Other Residents’ Organisations in City of Sydney