CITY NEWS

The ABC of Harris Street’s upgrade

BY ROJE ADAIMY Plans for the long-awaited upgrade of Harris Street through Ultimo and Pyrmont are now on public exhibition. The City of Sydney have … Read more

Proper education: Connecting disadvantaged youth

BY LINDA DANIELE Local disadvantaged and long-term unemployed young people will now have greater access to an alternative education program after the Federal Government agreed … Read more

Female fare in race for lord mayor

BY ROJE ADAIMY Two of the state’s most prolific female politicians will go head-to-head in the race for Sydney’s top job, following the last-minute withdrawal … Read more

A win for local publishers, but millions still lost

BY ROJE ADAIMY After 15 years of anti-competitive dealings with real estate agents in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, the Wentworth Courier has lost its hold … Read more

Warm honour for Flynn’s flying doctor service

BY SIMON NICHOLS Founder of Australia’s Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), Reverend John Flynn, has been honoured in a winning quilt design that celebrated the … Read more

Trivial pursuit

BY ROJE ADAIMY A popular Glebe watering hole has been forced to cancel its weekly trivia night because current state legislation demands that it be … Read more

To the moon and back

The timeball atop Sydney Observatory dropped for the first time on 5 June 1858, alerting Sydneysiders and ships in the harbour of the exact time. … Read more

Sorry (no longer) seems to be the hardest word

BY DHEEPTHI NAMASIVAYAM Under the Howard government, ‘Sorry’ was not just a politically loaded word, it was taboo. But when Prime Minister Rudd said ‘Sorry’ … Read more

More CCTV cameras to ward off crime in Glebe

Another closed-circult television camera will soon be installed over a street in Glebe, in a bid to reduce crime in the area. The City of … Read more

More CCTV cameras to ward off crime in Glebe

Another closed-circult television camera will soon be installed over a street in Glebe, in a bid to reduce crime in the area. The City of … Read more