CITY NEWS

Bright alternative to fluorescent streetlights

By Emma Cleary The City of Sydney Council is investigating the possibility of replacing existing fluorescent streetlights around the city with eco-friendly LED lighting. Sydney … Read more

Missing link found in Sydney Harbour

By Mick Roberts It’s not every day someone discovers an evolutionary missing link ‘ especially right under our noses in Australia’s busiest waterway. A brown … Read more

Car share parking spaces expected to double

By Roje Adaimy More on-street and off-street parking spaces will soon be installed around the City of Sydney district for users of the one of … Read more

Hate crime and Mardi Gras will dominate City’s first gay forum

By Anne von Fehrn Community groups have this week welcomed the City of Sydney’s announcement to hold its first gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) … Read more

Million dollar tourism campaign for Sydney

Sydney’s calendar of world-class events is the centrepiece of a new tourism campaign designed to inspire visitors from regional NSW and interstate. NSW Minister for … Read more

Glebe Point Road businesses dismiss claims of loss

By Linda Daniele Glebe’s Chamber of Commerce has dismissed reports that traders on Glebe Point Road have been forced to close due to loss of … Read more

Community to share in marina’s legacy

An agreement has been reached to share the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games Legacy Marina and give access to recreational water facilities while making use of … Read more

Drawing inspiration from pioneer illustrator

By Mick Roberts Gifted botanical illustrator Lesley Elkan has taken first prize in the prestigious Margaret Flockton Award. Employed as an illustrator at Sydney’s Royal … Read more

HECS debts weigh down local students

By Ben Walker Hundreds of local university students have posed for photographs carrying balls and chains to highlight the increasing level of debt for graduates.… Read more

Surry Hills shooting footage released

A gang believed responsible for a Surry Hills shooting last year is wanted by police in connection with a similar incident at Yagoona three weeks … Read more