CITY NEWS

POLICE BRIEFS

With Mick Roberts STRONG police presence and good planning led to an arrest-free Surry Hills Festival last Saturday. Over 85,000 people attended the all-day event … Read more

Students blamed for devaluing inner-city property prices

 By Roje Adaimy An Australian real estate website has put the blame on students for decreasing the price of neighbouring properties, based on a recent … Read more

New laws on live music up for comment

By Tim Lake Live music will be easier to put on in many venues and alcohol will be able to be sold in many smaller … Read more

Botanic Gardens puts spuds on the menu

By Megan Palin Sydney is doing its part to promote the International Year of the Potato (IYP) as declared by the UN in 2008, with … Read more

Councils slam Sartor’s planning reforms

 By Mick Roberts With less then two weeks remaining for comment on proposed changes to the NSW planning laws, City of Sydney Council has joined … Read more

Local businesses seek better representation at council

By Roje Adaimy Business owners are being urged to register their details before August 18 in order to vote in this year’s City of Sydney … Read more

Ultimo residents launch Parkinson’s support group

 Two prominent inner-city locals have this week announced a new Parkinson’s disease support group especially for sufferers in Ultimo. Chris Davis, business development manager at … Read more

POLICE BRIEFS

With Mick Roberts Rushcutters Bay cab crash Police are investigating a crash between a car and a taxi at Rushcutters Bay on Sunday April 6 … Read more

Angry scenes at donations inquiry committee hearing

By Tim Lake There were angry exchanges at the public hearing of the Select Committee on Electoral and Political Party Funding in Parliament last week, … Read more

Dawn of a new era for Indigenous Australian women

By Roje Adaimy Dr Dawn Casey doesn’t shy away from a good challenge. In a climate of controversy she managed to launch the National Museum … Read more