CITY NEWS

Same sex kids to be recognised

By Mick Roberts Lesbian couples who conceive a child through artificial fertilisation will be legally treated in the same way as opposite-sex parents under State … Read more

More detail wanted on inner-city cycleways

By Mick Roberts While an overwhelming number of residents praise the concept of an inner-city cycle path along Bourke Street, not all are happy with … Read more

Greens want overhaul of FOI

An overhaul of the state?s freedom of information (FOI) laws would restore credibility and champion a new culture of openness and accountability, according to the … Read more

Changing platforms for historic Eveleigh

By Mick Roberts The old Eveleigh railway yards are set to become home for more than 2500 people, provide 3000 jobs during construction and breathe … Read more

Greens want overhaul of FOI

An overhaul of the state?s freedom of information (FOI) laws would restore credibility and champion a new culture of openness and accountability, according to the … Read more

Police appeal for help after robbery

Police have renewed their appeal for information after a robbery and assault in Surry Hills last year. A 28-year-old man was assaulted and robbed of … Read more

Encouraging history in schools

School students are being encouraged to enter the 2008 National History Challenge after the announcement of this year?s theme: Australia Meets the World. The Challenge … Read more

Maritime training programs for at-risk youth stay afloat

By Roje Adaimy The Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority (SHFA) has abandoned its plans to impound vessels used to train disadvantaged school children in Pyrmont. Following … Read more

Bronze honour for Indigenous diggers on public display

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who served in war could soon be honoured with Sydney?s first indigenous war memorial. A draft model is now on … Read more

No consensus among local supporters of paid maternity leave

By Anne Von Fehrn Locals were left divided over an agreed period of paid maternity leave at a community forum last week. The long-standing issue … Read more