CITY NEWS

Pyrmont community banking on success

 The city’s first locally-owned Community Bank may soon become a reality, with almost $600,000 being pledged to help fund a branch in Pyrmont. For a … Read more

City puts pressure on WYD organisers

The World Youth Day Co-ordination Authority have bowed to ongoing pressure from the City of Sydney and agreed to not carry out major works on … Read more

Where have all the buses gone?

BY DHEEPTHI NAMASIVAYAM While people flock to Pyrmont to visit Star City Casino or the Fish Markets, for its residents, travelling from Pyrmont to the … Read more

Clover comes clean on electricity sell-off

BY LINDA DANIELE Amid pressure to ‘come clean’ on her position on electricity privatisation, Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore has signalled her opposition to the … Read more

Search for Australia’s bravest souls

If sleeping in a hammock, climbing aloft, setting sails, ship cleaning, sail and rope work aboard the historic replica of James Cook’s Endeavor doesn’t have … Read more

Local backlash as new planning laws tabled

BY MICK ROBERTS   A coalition of organisations with an interest in local planning has called on the NSW Parliament to block the proposed overhaul of … Read more

Heritage restoration recognised by National Trust

Australia?s most sustainable state heritage-listed building and largest heritage mural have won National Trust Awards for the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority. The awards recognise industry … Read more

Older city homes a fire risk over winter

BY MICK ROBERTS With the arrival of winter, the NSW Fire Brigades is calling on city residents to assess their existing fire safety arrangements and … Read more

Sydney home to copy of rare Vatican manuscript

BY MICK ROBERTS Sydney’s medieval historians now have access to Australia’s only copy of manuscripts of the Vatican’s trials of the Knights Templar. The University … Read more

Heritage restoration recognised by National Trust

Australia’s most sustainable state heritage-listed building and largest heritage mural have won National Trust Awards for the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority. The awards recognise industry … Read more