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The Griffin Theatre Company is back with The Floating World, an Australian black comedy from the seventies that deals with xenophobic attitudes and post-traumatic stress disorder. The play’s protagonist Les Harding is a returned serviceman on a Women’s Weekly Cherry Blossom cruise bound for Japan. The drama develops when Les suffers flashbacks to his days […]

Council acts on alcohol delivery

Campaign posters advertising the new alcohol delivery service ‘Jimmy Brings’ have drawn the scrutiny of Waverley Council. Black and white posters proclaiming, "Vote 1: Jimmy Brings", appeared around the eastern suburbs during the federal election campaign. After initially accusing the company of causing "pollution" due to the amount of posters involved, Council has now made […]

Heritage assessment now in Council hands

NSW Heritage Minister Robyn Parker has approved all local councils in New South Wales to make Interim Heritage Orders (IHOs), a function previously carried out by the minister. "By granting heritage protection powers to all councils, local government can step in where a local heritage item is under threat," Ms Parker said. An IHO is […]