Thursday, June 17, 2021

Support for pets and people

WATERLOO: Following the cancellation of the event last year (due to public health orders in response to Covid-19), it was wonderful to see the...

‘You are home, Dimitris’

NEWTOWN: More than 350 mesmerised audience members, swayed, clapped in time and sang along with internationally-acclaimed Greek singer and musician, Dimitris Basis in his...

NEWS

Statement from the Heart wins Sydney Peace Prize

The Uluru Statement from the Heart has been announced winner of the 2021 Sydney Peace Prize; Australia’s only international prize for peace.

Campaign launched to build Australia’s first truth telling museum

Not-for-profit Kinchela Boys Home Aboriginal Corporation (KBHAC) and bus company CDC NSW launched a fundraising campaign on Sorry Day (May 26) to build the country’s...

School children put on rations for refugees

Schoolchildren and teachers are being invited to eat like a refugee during the week leading up to World Refugee day (June 14-19); get sponsored;...

The Big Issue turns 25 this week — and it’s ‘awesome’

The Big Issue will celebrate 25 years this week, marking the quarter-century milestone with a very special bumper birthday magazine edition out on Friday...

Public housing developments

The Planning Proposal for Land and Housing Corporation’s (LAHC) 600-660 Elizabeth Street Redfern site, is now on exhibition with a drop-in community consultation on-site...

Affordability – good news for the City’s renters

Unfortunately, and well before the pandemic, Greater Sydney, and the local government area of the City of Sydney has become increasingly unaffordable for ordinary people to live in. Some recent changes bring a glimmer of hope ...

OPINION

‘Meditation is our mainstay’

In this world there always have been, always will be, many challenges. The challenges may be simply the ups and downs of daily life...

Coercive control checklist could save lives

A Pocket Guide to Relationships, Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control aims to help people understand how you can still be in an unhealthy or abusive relationship even where there is no physical violence. And it can be downloaded FREE in several languages.

CULTURE

‘You are home, Dimitris’

NEWTOWN: More than 350 mesmerised audience members, swayed, clapped in time and sang along with internationally-acclaimed Greek singer and musician, Dimitris Basis in his...

SandSong

SandSong: Stories from the Great Sandy Desert is Bangarra Dance Theatre’s first new full-length work for three years, and in keeping with their unique signature style it combines authentic storytelling, superb technique and a powerfully emotive performance.

Creativity at the centre of our neighbourhood

WATERLOO: On May 15 the Orchard Gallery at South Sydney Uniting Church hosted its first in-person opening in more than 12 months. The COLLAB...

SPORT

Stunning art for Sydney Kings kit

An artwork by Kymeesha Shillingsworth, 9, and her grandfather Bruce Shillingsworth Snr has been chosen to feature on the Sydney Kings kit for the...

Ko back on top

Lydia Ko recently ended a 1,084-day victory drought at the Lotte Championship at Oahu in Hawaii. The comeback was a feel-good win for anyone...

Perry ready for battle across the ditch

Back in national colours for the first time in a year, Ellyse Perry says the Australian men's tour of New Zealand has provided valuable...