CITY NEWS

Exploring funding for disabled housing

Funding from the private sector will be explored to improve and increase housing for the disabled. The Federal Government has established a Disability Investment Group … Read more

Australia’s first safe house for enslaved and trafficked women

By Sascha Ryner Australia’s very first centre for female victims of slavery and human trafficking was this week launched in Sydney. Opened by The Salvation … Read more

Troubled Botany Road reopened

By Mick Roberts Controversy continues to surround troubled Botany Road at Waterloo with developers Baseline Constructions seeking damages against the NSW Government. The Supreme Court … Read more

Redfern ‘ideal’ location for state’s first Koori court

By Roje Adaimy Redfern could soon house the state’s first specialised sentencing court for Indigenous offenders, following a push from local supporters. Director of the … 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

Businesses take charge in lead up to council elections

By Chris Dawson After 10 years as a councillor with the City of Sydney, Kathryn Greiner has implored businesses to make certain they are able … 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

A look into the future: radical new designs for Town Hall

By Linda Daniele ‘The Sydney Town Hall has been demolished. How would you shape the heart of the city if you were to redesign the … 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

Study will reveal answers to Randle Street woes

By Mick Roberts Changing pedestrian flows by relocating a crossing near the Evening Star Hotel at Surry Hills would pre-empt a traffic study already underway, … Read more