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Meet your new councillors – part 2

Two of the new City of Sydney councillors, elected on December 4, 2021, found time to introduce themselves this month. Meet Shauna Jarrett (Liberal) and Lyndon Gannon (Liberal).

Pub operation must protect and encourage heritage access

The major space for heritage interpretation at the Eveleigh Locomotive Workshop is in Bays 1 and 2 of the Workshops. The southern part is...

Meet your new councillors

Amid lots of Council inductions, getting access to their Council emails and trying to recruit staff, two of the new City of Sydney councillors found time to introduce themselves this month.

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...

Christmas program set to reignite city and suburbs

The City of Sydney’s program of Christmas cheer with its roving entertainment, cracking Christmas decorations and sparkling lighting displays aims to create a welcoming, festive atmosphere to encourage people back onto the streets in the city and after a tough lockdown and year.

Government drops Redfern Built to Rent

The NSW Land and Housing Corporation (LAHC) has cancelled Built to Rent (BTR) arrangements entered into for its proposed PCYC – Elizabeth Street Redfern...

Pop-up Christmas music to gladden South Sydney

Sydney will sparkle and buzz this Christmas, with pop-up musical performances in local neighbourhoods, light displays, decorations, roving performers and more Christmas trees than...

Housing diversity and affordability in Waterloo

If you want to get an idea of what’s wrong with housing policy and planning in Sydney, reading the Housing Diversity and Affordability study...

Cold night out in support of homeless

CEO Sleepout for six years raises funds for the services of the St Vincent de Paul Society.

‘Authentic, caring, passionate’ – Vale Irene Doutney

Sydney’s public housing community has lost a great activist and a great friend with Irene Doutney’s death on June 11.

City battles for Alexandria traffic solutions

A significant win for Alexandria residents, with the introduction of a 40 km/h speed limit in most local streets.

Holistic approach to health in Green Square

Green Square will be a site for a new RPA HealthOne East, which will incorporate an academic general practice centre, population health and community-based services.

‘Sneaky’ application for work zone angers locals

The developer wants to run heavy vehicles down Bulwara Road – a narrow lane-sized road that functions as a shared pedestrian zone.

Fix NSW Transport rally

Marching protesters stopped traffic in the Sydney CBD on Saturday February 17 as they rallied to ‘Fix NSW Transport’.

Community strikes back against WestConnex

Friends of Erskineville is hosting a public forum on Tuesday October 10 at Erskineville Public School from 7pm.

Pathway from out-of-home care to independence

Foyer51 will provide housing and on site support as young people moved out from out-of-home care.

More housing options for key workers

Amid increasingly unaffordable rents in Redfern, the SSH welcomes the Lord Mayor’s commitment to negotiate the sale of the Redfern depot site.

Extra roads – faster travel?

RMS wants to increase the capacity of the roads leading from St Peters to Moore Park.

Activity on The Block

The sound of chainsaws close by made me rush upstairs to see what was happening.

The City of Sydney brings new hope for refugees

W2Sydney is a volunteer-based program that will engage 20 City of Sydney residents as ambassadors to introduce refugees to Sydney

Remembering the Great Strike of 1917

Do you or your family and stories or memorabilia of the 1917 strike?

Coles to stay in redeveloped Shopping Village

Changes would see site removed from Heritage Conservation area, but old bank facade to remain.

Mural restoration more than a heritage issue

'We are pleased to support the restoration of this iconic local landmark so it can be enjoyed by generations to come. UrbanGrowth

Community formulates ‘alternative’ masterplan

The Waterloo Public Housing Action Group (WPHAG) is determined to see the Waterloo Estate remain in public hands. At a REDWatch meeting on February...

Swim free in Sydney

Pool open days in November

Erica Liu independent candidate – City of Sydney Council election 2016

Meet Erica Lui the only non-aligned independent standing as candidate for councillor.

Labor candidates for City of Sydney Council

Meet Linda Scott and the Labor candidates for 2016 City of Sydney Council election.

Clover Moore Independent candidates for City of Sydney Council

Meet Clover Moore and the Clover Moore Independent team candidates for 2016 City of Sydney Council elections.

The Greens candidates for City of Sydney Council

Meet Lindsay Johnston and The Greens' candidates for the 2016 City of Sydney Council election.

Sydney Matters candidates for City of Sydney Council

Meet Angela Vithoulkas and Sydney Matters candidates for 2016 City of Sydney Council election.

Liberal candidates for City of Sydney Council

Meet Christine Forster and the Liberal candidates for 2016 City of Sydney Council elections.

Vale Robyn Kemmis (3/9/1943 – 27/12/2015)

I acknowledge the Gadigal People of the Eora Nation – on whose land we hold this gathering – I pay my respects to Elders...

Our newly elected Deputy Lord Mayor

City of Sydney Council met on Monday February 29 and elected Greens Councillor Irene Doutney the city’s new Deputy Lord Mayor. The election took place following the death in January of serving Deputy Lord Mayor Robyn Kemmis, a highly respected councillor affiliated with Lord Mayor Clover Moore’s Independents.

Grief and a new agreement

As a result of her vacancy on Council, I have entered an agreement with the Lord Mayor Clover Moore, to ensure the continuing stable...

Blessed are the Piecemakers

The group “Piecemakers” has been working together since January 2014 when one member, Dale Snell, cleaned out her material cupboard and suggested to some...

City of Sydney Act amendments

There is a Bill coming up in mid August 2014 in the NSW Parliament to amend the City of Sydney Act. This provides an...

Pedestrians – skittles for cyclists?

The historic users of the land parcel in question have consistently raised their concerns to Council over the dangers posed to them in the...

New hopes for the next Mardi Gras

Surry Hills Police Local Area Commander, Superintendent Tony Crandell, promises a safer Mardi Gras experience for the sex and gender diverse community in 2014.