Monday, January 17, 2022
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Small businesses need kind customers not critics

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson is urging people to refrain from posting negative online reviews, as short-staffed small businesses...

Sydney Summer Streets to bring village high streets alive

The council of the City of Sydney (CoS) is working with local businesses to transform village high streets into spaces for walking, shopping and...

Snake and spider surge warning prompts reminder to brush up on first aid

With warmer weather creating a potential surge in venomous snake and spider activity, St John Ambulance NSW is reminding people about the importance of...

Tips for dog owners as they head back to the office

Desperate dog owners returning to the office are reporting issues with separation anxiety, because their dogs are not used to being alone. Dog behaviouralist, trainer and author Lara Shannon offers some tips about how to prepare your dog for your absence.

Volunteers’ News – December 2021

Last December, when I wrote about easing of restrictions, who would have thought we’d be expecting the same again this year. The information below...

Local businessman gives back, boosts storytelling

A successful businessman who grew up in Redfern community housing and wants to give back has formed a partnership with Redfern non-profit Story Factory...

Moore’s team set for majority at Town Hall

The elections for the City of Sydney Council and lord mayor were held on Saturday December 4. Returning Sydney lord mayor Clover Moore’s team...

Locomotive workshops – pub fit-out or community fitted up?

Pub, bar and venue giant the Australian Venue Company, as part of the Mirvac retail and commercial redevelopment of the site, has made a...
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Are we responsible for our own happiness?

Kaushik Sridhar says that if life were to give him a lemon he'd squeeze it on to a piece of Tandoori chicken and relish it. Here he offers a few more tips that have helped him to cultivate happiness and let go of negativity and frustration.

Christmas can be bittersweet

This year, as we emerge from the lockdowns and restrictions of the pandemic, I am really excited about Christmas. But as I go about...

Will LAHC’s redevelopment profit pay for Aboriginal affordable housing?

The NSW government’s Land and Housing Corporation (LAHC) has a policy of trying to deliver 30 per cent social housing paid for by the...

Sydney Summer Streets to bring village high streets alive

The council of the City of Sydney (CoS) is working with local businesses to transform village high streets into spaces for walking, shopping and...

‘The Silver Tunnel’ has fresh Sydney season … then is set to tour

A 3,000-kilometre regional tour will follow a fresh Sydney season of the one-act thriller The Silver Tunnel this January – presented by hero of...

Local makers star in smart phone film fest

Works from Redfern, Camperdown and Alexandria film makers have been chosen to feature in Australia’s hit international smartphone film festival, the SmartFone Flick Fest...

A very personal trainer

Local Tyson Brown takes a very personal approach to training his clients. His training takes two forms. One is online training, where programs are...

Elegant choice for horse of the year

Mighty mare Verry Elleegant was crowned Australian Horse of the Year in mid-October. The event, usually held in August (not long after the racehorses’ birthdays), was postponed.

Proud of our team

The NRL grand final promised to be an intense and tight affair. It was certainly played at a furious pace. Both teams gave it...