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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.

City of Sydney’s line-up decided

Clover Moore was declared lord mayor of the City of Sydney Council on December 21, 2021. Having served the city in this pivotal role...

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...

Local Government Elections 2021 – City of Sydney

The NSW local government elections will be held on Saturday, December 4. Candidates from six parties responded to three key prompts on progress, community...

Support for Redfern Fire Station crew

The NSW government needs to commit to increasing fire and rescue services in the City of Sydney, and rule out any cuts to stations...

Rock The Block

For many who attended over the day Archie Roach’s heart-wrenching performance of “Took the Children Away” was a highlight.

Residents share concerns about One Sydney Park development

A development application for 390 apartments and a retail complex has raised deep concerns from local community groups.

Cold night out in support of homeless

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

Wow! Our library remains!

The library in its role as an accessible and free gateway to knowledge and ideas is an indispensable service offered by a healthy democracy.

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.

Hot and sunny Funday for all

The fifth SundayFunday at Alexandria Park.

Funding secured for community-led planning initiative

The Waterloo Public Housing Action Group has secured financial support from City of Sydney.

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

Labor candidates for City of Sydney Council

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

Habitable and affordable homes

The saying goes, "You can judge a city by the way it treats its poorest citizen," Councillor Linda Scott reminded Labor politicians at the ALP's 47th National Conference.

Protecting our progressive heritage


The mural depicts the famous photograph of African-American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos signaling the “Black Power” salute during the medal awards ceremony,...

Redfern Station the elephant in the room

REDFERN: Denise Clark goes through Redfern Station once a week. Every time, it is “a nightmare,” she said. Five years ago, a slight kneecap injury spiralled into disaster after a surgeon made a mistake. Now, Ms Clark struggles to walk steadily with a severed nerve, a rectangular machine fastened to her leg and four artificial ligaments and a screw installed in her knee.

What a life! – Valé Col James AM(1936-2013)

If Col James had a passion, it was undoubtedly housing – not just the creation of a building but adding to the lives of so many, often vulnerable people who longed for a home. He used his architectural skills to engage with all sorts of groups of people – students, Aboriginal communities and the homeless. Gentle soul that he was, he was still a very determined fighter.

New councillors for City of Sydney

City of Sydney’s Lord Mayor since 2004, Clover Moore, has been returned as Lord Mayor with 51 per cent of the mayoral vote, down from 56 per cent in 2008. Apart from Clover Moore only Robert Kok and Irene Doutney will return from the previous council, while Robyn Kemmis returns to council after a term’s absence.

Labor’s community preselection trial

The expense of the experiment – which included sending letters to most of you detailing stuff about the Australian Labor Party that left you...