Aussie Flicks Shine Bright in the 2008 Sydney Film Festival

By Amelia Groom With over 18 Australian features and documentaries (including 12 world premiers) screening at the Sydney Film Festival in June, it’s going to … Read more

Party at war with itself

BY PETER McCALLUM You can’t help but feel for Morris Iemma. A straightforward family man, he was handpicked for the leadership as one who had … Read more

Clover’s Rovers Free At Last

By Lawrence Gibbons ‘BARKING MAD’ the front page of the Daily Terrorgraph shouted days before Clover Moore liberated thousands of family pets across the City … Read more

Sex workers unite

BY BROOKE LEWIS Scarlet Alliance, in conjunction with the Migration Working Company, held its second annual Globalised Sex Work forum in Surry Hills on April … Read more


By Paul Bourke Executive Officer of the Australia Tibet Council On April 24, the Olympic Torch will visit Canberra for its one and only stopover … Read more

Early lockdown for prison inmates

By Roger Hanney Changes to the treatment of mental health inmates at Sydney’s Long Bay Prison Hospital have increased fears for their safety and concern … Read more

Koori Radio on the move

By Virginia Ginnane Koori Radio is moving into a great new space and the Federal Government has come to the party with a $250,000 grant … Read more

Forum calls for cap on political spend

BY BIANCA BIRDSALL and  ANA SANAEE Political donations may be the flavour of the month but fewer than 20 people gave up their Friday night … Read more

Three Peaks in three Weeks for Africa

By Wendy Parkin Bondi resident Nicole Plant is one of 13 women who will undertake the 3 peaks in 3 weeks challenge in January 2009. … Read more

The Big Issue marks a milestone

BY MEGAN PALIN It’s been 12 years since national street magazine The Big Issue was launched in Australia and on March 20, staff and vendors … Read more