Lashings of fun

Debauchery, sex, art and hedonism… and that’s just for starters. Gretel Pinniger – dominatrix, fetishist, artist, and courtesan to the rich and famous – has … Read more

Pressure builds for release of Metro documents

The NSW Government continues to withhold the release of documents on the failed CBD Metro project, amidst further calls for them to be made public.… Read more

New arrest over Leichhardt murder

A 20-year-old Croydon man is the second person to be charged with the murder of Malaysian Consulate worker Mohd Shah Saemin in February this year.… Read more

New traffic study for Victoria Road

Leichhardt councillors have requested a traffic study to assess the viability of the proposed Rozelle Village development, on the site of the Balmain Leagues Club.… Read more

‘World-class’ research centre opens in Glebe

It’s a disease known to afflict just 60 Australian women. But the fight to cure lymphangioleiomyomatosis – informally known as LAM – is on in … Read more

Denis Kevans remembered

After a successful debut last year, the Denis Kevans Memorial Anzac Eve Peace Concert returns for 2010 at the Newtown Neighbourhood Centre, with proceeds once … Read more

Dramatic drop for Hercules Street businesses

Ashfield businesses on Hercules Street have claimed a 90 per cent loss in ‘walk-in’ trade, following Council’s decision to turn their street into a taxi … Read more

Last chance to see Balmain workers

The “Balmain Workers Help Make Our Nation” exhibition has run very successfully throughout April, but if you haven’t had a chance to check it out, … Read more

Hotel upgrade, democracy downgrade?

Improvement of social equity and the interaction of a community have traditionally been held up as paramount in good urban planning. But local Newtown residents … Read more

Should Leichhardt Council accept contaminated and rejected land from the State?

As work presses ahead with the Masterplan for Callan Park, progress on the Heads of Agreement for the site remains deadlocked, with Leichhardt Council retaining … Read more