CITY NEWS

The Rise of Cockatoo Island

BY JASMINE MCLENNAN Cockatoo Island’s rich history is being brought into the picture as the island forges into new territory as a tourist, business, and … Read more

Historic tree replaced in Royal Botanic Gardens

BY MICK ROBERTS A 125 year-old Cedar of Lebanon tree that died in the Royal Botanic Gardens has been replaced with a young sapling of … Read more

Ratepayers fund private car park rangers

BY MICK ROBERTS CITY parking rangers are issuing infringement notices in a privately owned Surry Hills car park after City of Sydney Council entered into … Read more

Dixie Coulton and Felix (the wonderful dog) champions of canine rights

By Matt Khoury It was a sunny spring afternoon on October 28 when Lawrence Gibbons, best-known as the publisher of The City News and President … Read more

City-change means rethink of city parks

BY MICK ROBERTS WITH more and more young families choosing to live in the inner-city, a rethink of the way we use passive recreation areas … Read more

Community revolt: bus petitions hit State Parliament

By Matt Khoury Citysiders have spoken: buses are infrequent, unreliable and under-resourced. The Minister for Transport, John Watkins, is sure to hear the call. Every … Read more

Upcoming Exhibition Imagines Sydney’s Future

By Katie Lozyniak Six teams of selected emerging architects are to exhibit visionary projections of a future Sydney. To be held at Sydney’s Customs House … Read more

Good business for Fetish Stores Pre-Mardi Gras

By Ben Walker The numerous stores selling fetish clothing on Oxford Street and King Street have had good business in the lead up to Mardi … Read more

With winter around the corner City tackles homelessness

BY MICK ROBERTS CONSERVATIVELY between 150 and 350 people sleep in parks and streets on any given night in the inner city, according to welfare … Read more

Sticking their necks out

BY CHRIS PEKEN The Necks have been described as “one of the most extraordinary groups on the planet’, and their live performances as a ‘ … Read more