CITY HUB

BrettUp! moves on

By Roger Hanney Brett Solomon will shortly be leaving the invigorated citizen’s lobby group GetUp! whose national membership has grown from barely 20,000 to nearly … Read more

Stranger than fiction

By Roger Hanney What tastes like dirt and doesn’t cost the Earth’ Bloomberg.com, America’s leading source of international market-related news, ran the following on July … Read more

Qantas plans cause sleepless nights

By Reuben Brand As part of its submission to a national aviation white paper, Australia’s largest international airline carrier Qantas has called on the Federal … Read more

Shoot the messenger

BY ROGER HANNEY The preliminary text of the Garnaut Report has finally started a serious conversation that Australia should have had at the turn of … Read more

Sydney artist to run Paris Marathon

By Wendy Parkin Paris is renowned for matters of the heart so it’s no surprise the Heart Foundation is inviting people to run the Marathon … Read more

Forum rejects call for arts watchdog

BY REUBEN BRAND Australia’s censorship laws came under tight scrutiny at an arts censorship forum convened after the recent furore surrounding artist Bill Henson’s latest … Read more

Road closures for World Youth Day 2008

If you’re wondering how bad the road closures will be during the weeklong World Youth Day, just imagine APEC and the Olympics combined. Most major … Read more

Pilgrims’ Protest

BY PAM WALKER Sydney is top on the world’s pilgrimage trail this year with thousands of young Catholics expected to visit during Pope Benedict XVI’s … Read more

Venues welcome PoPE’s end

By Ashley Devine Hotels and venues that offer any form of live entertainment will soon not need to apply for a special licence. Among the … Read more

Pass the condoms, hold the condemnation

By Lawrence Gibbons If you believe the hype, close to 150,000 impressionable young minds will descend on Sydney in July, providing the Pope with ample … Read more