CITY NEWS

Controversial cycleway plans open for comment, again

BY MICK ROBERTS The exhibition period for commenting on the City’s much-debated Bourke Street cycleway has been extended as controversy continues to grow over the … Read more

Have something to say about the world around you?

  The City News, along with its sister publications City Hub and Bondi View, gives you the chance to respond to the stories that … Read more

Tearing down China’s internet “firewall”

BY LINDA DANIELE With just three months remaining before the Beijing Olympic Games, multinational powerhouses Microsoft, Google and Yahoo are being targeted for their role … Read more

Fighting stereotypes one word at a time

BY STEPHANIE DALZELL He’s embarrassed about the cliché, but Rudi Soman’s Indian parents wanted him to study medicine or law. Despite being practising Hindus, the … Read more

Funding to help green university

BY MICK ROBERTS A special one-off payment to two of Sydney’s landmark educational institutions will enable improvements in information technology and the environment. The University … Read more

Higher rates for CBD parkers

BY ROJE ADAIMY Parking in the city will soon be more expensive, with the City of Sydney Council proposing to lift hourly rates by more … Read more

Locals fight against homophobia

  A group of locals gathered in protest on King Street in Newtown last week to commemorate the Internatonal Day Against Homophobia. Protesters chose to wave … Read more

More ads on payphones doesn’t ring with City

BY LINDA DANIELE A move to display commercial advertising on public phones throughout the CBD and inner-Sydney area has been put on hold, after questions … Read more

Reclaiming the ‘swamp that was’

From those dressed in red, representing the ridges of Glebe, to the blue-clad people of Pyrmont, ‘ and not to forget the dogs ‘ the … Read more

POLICE BRIEFS

WITH MICK ROBERTS Police are to increase the number of Tasers by extending their use to general duties police working as supervisors and duty officers.… Read more