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

Spoiled for Choice

By Jackie McMillan Remember the first time you were allowed to select your own cake from a counter stuffed with creamy, dreamy, colourful selections ‘ … Read more

HECS debt out of control

By Ben Walker University students living poor today have only crippling debt to look forward to on graduation. That’s why last week students from the … Read more

Mine collapse at Lake Cowal

BY JEREMY BROWN Mining for gold has caused a massive collapse at Barrack’s Lake Cowal mine in central NSW. Aboriginal elder Neville Williams, a spokesman … Read more

Police target Barrack Gold Mine protester

BY JEREMY BROWN A Cyanide Watch organiser arrested on his way to a protest outside the Barrack Gold Mine at Lake Cowal said police were … Read more

Upgrading of two eastern parks to begin

Upgrading of Beare Park at Elizabeth Bay and Kings Cross Rotary Park will start this month after City of Sydney Council approved tenders for both … Read more

End to baby Harp Seal slaughter

BY JEREMY BROWN In a long-awaited move, Russia will prevent the hunting of Harp Seals less than a month old, known as ‘whitecoats’. On March … Read more

Banner banned from parade

BY PAM WALKER Was the banning of a political poster in this year’s Mardi Gras parade a case of poor management or poor judgement’ The … Read more