CITY NEWS

Data shows inner city car vandalism on the rise

By Mick Roberts If you park your car in the inner-city, the chances you will return to find it vandalised are the highest in the … Read more

SHARKWATER

  You will never think the same way about sharks again after seeing this movie. Sharkwater uncovers the shocking truth of the shark fin industry around … Read more

Redfern ‘ideal’ location for state’s first Koori court

By Roje Adaimy Redfern could soon house the state’s first specialised sentencing court for Indigenous offenders, following a push from local supporters. Director of the … Read more

Businesses take charge in lead up to council elections

By Chris Dawson After 10 years as a councillor with the City of Sydney, Kathryn Greiner has implored businesses to make certain they are able … Read more

Exploring funding for disabled housing

Funding from the private sector will be explored to improve and increase housing for the disabled. The Federal Government has established a Disability Investment Group … Read more

No consensus among local supporters of paid maternity leave

By Anne Von Fehrn Locals were left divided over an agreed period of paid maternity leave at a community forum last week. The long-standing issue … Read more

Maritime training programs for at-risk youth stay afloat

By Roje Adaimy The Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority (SHFA) has abandoned its plans to impound vessels used to train disadvantaged school children in Pyrmont. Following … Read more

More detail wanted on inner-city cycleways

By Mick Roberts While an overwhelming number of residents praise the concept of an inner-city cycle path along Bourke Street, not all are happy with … Read more

Labor’s leading ladies

By Roje Adaimy Two of the Australian Labor Party’s most prominent female members are this week pushing their campaign against Sydney Lord Mayor and state … Read more

Encouraging history in schools

School students are being encouraged to enter the 2008 National History Challenge after the announcement of this year’s theme: Australia Meets the World. The Challenge … Read more