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S­tanding tall, shining bright

Saturday September 9 saw the much-anticipated launch of social action art project #WeLiveHere2017.

A winnable fight

WATERLOO: The southern corner of Waterloo Green is host to a 40-strong team of tent embassy representatives from the local community. They have set up to make it known to Premier Mike Baird and the multi-tiered state planning apparatus that the time for consultation is over.

Bikes rule – but road rules a must

A few years ago I sold my sedan and bought a cruiser bicycle – satin black with white-wall tyres, bull-horn handlebars and back-pedal brakes....

Putting a face to public housing – John Noriega

The Baird government’s plans to redevelop the Waterloo housing estate have stirred up considerable anxiety. The plans raise questions about housing rights and socio-political vision for the area. Most urgently, they raise questions about process – how tenants will be heard and cared for throughout what promises to be a tumultuous period. Maidie Wood and Claire Mahjoub have met with some local residents of Waterloo. This is one of their stories.

Putting a face to public housing – John Osborne

The Baird government’s plans to redevelop the Waterloo housing estate have stirred up considerable anxiety. The plans raise questions about housing rights and socio-political vision for the area. Most urgently, they raise questions about process – how tenants will be heard and cared for throughout what promises to be a tumultuous period. Maidie Wood and Claire Mahjoub have met with some local residents of Waterloo. This is one of their stories.

Protest ‘peaceful, passionate and very moving’

From what I saw I do not believe that this demonstration was any more difficult or abusive than previous anniversaries but because of the...

Colour and conservation – Artist Profile: Gaylene Smith

Gaylene Smith’s first solo exhibition will open at the Orchard Gallery (56a Raglan St Waterloo) on December 14, from 5pm.