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James Smith – Live & Uncensored

James Smith doesn’t mince words when he talks about fitness. The outspoken, expletive-happy, no-punches-pulled personal trainer got so fed up with the commercial, sensationalised industry that fitness had become that he had to speak up - loudly. The Brit, who now lives in Bondi, gained fame via social media and YouTube, and now he’s going […]

False stats used in ‘War on Drugs’

BY SARAH MCLENAGHAN The drug related deaths of two people at Sydney’s Defqon music festival last weekend have led to calls for a drug policy focusing on safety and public health rather than punishment. It has been revealed data measuring the level of drug possession incidents occurring in NSW has been double-counted for the last […]

Movement Republic: A New Way to Move

It’s easy to be disillusioned by today’s fitness industry. Outside of hard-core fads like fasting, shredding, Crossfit and hideous green smoothies – it’s difficult to find non-threatening alternatives for leading a fit and healthy lifestyle. Enter Movement Republic, an innovative and inclusive alternative to what it means to ‘work out’. Located in the heart of […]

White Bay residents and Environment Minister in historic first meeting

  White Bay residents have called on the New South Wales Environment Minister for the first time about their air and noise pollution concerns from the White Bay Cruise Terminal. Residents met Rob Stokes in a meeting convened by Balmain MP Jamie Parker on May 27. A representative from the Environmental Protection Authority was also […]

Smoking Banned at Sporting Venues

Smokers caught lighting up at all outdoor organised sports events in New South Wales may incur a $300 on-the-spot fine, but the law does not require signs warning of the penalty. NSW Sport and Recreation Minister Stuart Ayres said the smoking bans protect everyone from harmful second-hand smoke. “Families and children make up a large […]

Steroid use “widespread”

The frequency and brutality of violent, drunken brawls on Sydney streets has led some to speculate that steroid usage might be fuelling this aggression. The state government announced on Tuesday that it will increase the maximum penalty for supply and possession of illegal steroids to 25 years. John Terilli, owner of Broadway Gym and former […]

Time to get tested

The BreastScreen mobile van is returning to Balmain to encourage all women to fight breast cancer by getting scanned. Screenings will commence on January 21 and until February 28, providing free mammograms for the early detection of breast cancer. If you miss the van in Balmain, it will be present at other inner-western locations later […]

Sydney safe with Tanya

Walking down Broadway in the heart of the city, Tanya Plibersek is in her element. It’s a bright and busy Friday afternoon. The Federal Minister for Health and Medical Research arrives at her Chippendale office and, promptly, makes the short walk down to Victoria Park, while casually but accurately describing the Federal Government’s $3.2 million […]

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