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Vale Jack Carnegie (March 1948 – September 2021)

On March 22 Jane Rogers opened an exhibition as a memorial for Jack Carnegie, presenting some of his photography between the 1980s and 2017. She...

Biggest stumbling block to tackling racism is politics

Racism is being treated as a political issue in Australia rather than a human rights issue, advocates campaigning against Asian hate have said. Jenny Leong...

Navigating consent? Grab this new guide

Welcome to Consent is a new book by adolescent health experts Yumi Stynes and Dr Melissa Kang, and it is timely, given disclosures by Brittany Higgins and Grace Tame, the removal of the federal government’s “milkshake” ad, and the Women’s March 4 Justice on March 15.

New dinner series supports Sydney refugees

On February 25, social enterprise Welcome Merchant launched a new initiative in Waterloo, which aims to promote the culinary talents of a range of...

Thank you, Newtown!

We have made a video to thank all of the incredible people who have worked so hard for our community during this time. Use your phone camera to scan the QR code on the image to check it out. 

Wear the Change for migrant and refugee women

NEWTOWN: As Covid-19 lockdowns lifted, Newtown-based sustainable fashion label, the Social Outfit, came up with a fun way to raise awareness and vital funds...

Happy 30th birthday, NHSPA!

Newtown High School of the Performing Arts (NHSPA) turned 30 this year and celebrated the milestone in style. On March 13, nearly 1,600 people flocked to the party, which boasted 32 stalls, 15 live bands, five dance companies and an abundance of rides. Past, present and even future students turned up in droves to enjoy the celebrations.

Drug action team hosts NAIDOC celebration

Surry Hills Neighbourhood Centre and Surry Hills Community Drug Action Team hosted a NAIDOC afternoon celebration.

Apology to First Nations peoples

Newtown Neighbourhood Centre (NNC) held its Reconciliation Week event on May 30, with an official apology to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

Darlington School rebuild

The present school built in 1975, lists the upgrade on Dept of Education website as a new school in the Design Stage, one step along from the Planning Stage.

Restored mural honours a profound history

Redfern’s restored mural is our honouring of all the footprints of 60,000 years, our monument.

Future Planning Centre a space for discussion

Waterloo Public Housing Action Group’s Future Planning Centre opens.

Stop WestConnex Euston Road widening

With seven lanes of traffic to run 180cm from homes, residents have been advised not to open their windows.

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

The dark side of social media

Perusing Facebook the other day I came across a rather nefarious thread about family violence. Me being me I just had to delve in...

‘Fantastic community day for everyone’

Friday February 5 marked our ninth Summer on the Green event for Counterpoint Community Services. This annual celebration is a testament to the wonderful community that exists here in Waterloo, from the overwhelming support of local community services and volunteers who put their time and effort in, to the special local talent for ensuring a fantastic community day for everyone, with first-class entertainment on the day.

WestConnex – ‘smoke stacks and mirrors’

The New M5 tunnel will terminate in St Peters and is expected to deliver 120,000 vehicles to two local roads.

The new seat of Newtown

This state election will be the first to feature the newly created electorate of Newtown.

Australian Technology Park to be sold

The proposed ATP sale has been met with concern by REDWatch which was successful in requesting City of Sydney Council to undertake an assessment...

Greens preselection candidates for Newtown

The Returning Officer nominated to manage the preselection, Mr Seamus Lee, said: “All financial members living in the seat are eligible to vote in...