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Waterloo South – for the local community?

WATERLOO: Last month, the NSW government’s redevelopment proposal for Waterloo South was placed on exhibition (until April 29). Since the redevelopment was first announced in...

Common values and goals

On the occasion of our 200th issue there is much to celebrate. The SSH is the only community media with a newspaper reporting continuously in the inner southern suburbs.

Community gathers to remember Ross Leslie Smith (1941–2016)

Michael Shreenan from The Factory anchored the morning, which was opened with an Acknowledgement of Country by Auntie Millie Ingram and closed by the...

Disrespect of vital community

WATERLOO: It’s common knowledge that Christmas can be a particularly anxious season for many vulnerable people. The timing of the government’s announcement of plans to redevelop the Waterloo estate, and the means by which those plans have been communicated, strikes many residents and housing representatives as highly insensitive and disrespectful.

Ten years watching over government, informing community

This year, the community group REDWatch turns 10 – a decade of diligence and dedication to ensuring the people of Redfern, Eveleigh, Darlington and Waterloo are prioritised, heard and informed.

Making cities, building communities

City making is everybody’s responsibility. It is a civic responsibility and not just the responsibility of the government, planners, architects, developers and builders. It is a civic responsibility because we all have to live in or with what is built in our neighbourhoods.

Heffron, it’s on!

WATERLOO: On Thursday August 2 The Factory Community Centre hosted a candidates forum organised by REDWatch and chaired by Geoff Turnbull. Since former Premier Kristina Keneally announced her resignation as Member for Heffron in June, it became apparent that the ALP’s Ron Hoening and the Greens’ Mehreen Faruqi would contest the seat at a by-election on August 25. The Liberals have chosen not to field a candidate.