CITY NEWS

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 clich√©, 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

Wanna Win a Weekend Getaway?

By Chris Peken Fresh farm eggs – direct from the chook, garden-grown tomatoes, mushrooms with garlic, haloumi cheese, along with your choice of herbs from … Read more

City’s budget eats into future cash reserves

By Roje Adaimy A spending spree on capital works projects over the next four years will leave the City of Sydney’s cash reserves almost $250 … Read more

Four-day junket to cost ratepayers over $20k

By Roje Adaimy An estimated $17,000 of ratepayer’s money will be used to pay for business-class airfares to the United States for two City of … Read more

Village art prize to light up City bus stops

Now in its third year, annual City of Villages Art Exhibition and Prize is once again open for entries, with a total of $3000 in … Read more