CITY NEWS

Same sex kids to be recognised

By Mick Roberts Lesbian couples who conceive a child through artificial fertilisation will be legally treated in the same way as opposite-sex parents under State … Read more

Changing platforms for historic Eveleigh

By Mick Roberts The old Eveleigh railway yards are set to become home for more than 2500 people, provide 3000 jobs during construction and breathe … 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