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Tamarama Surf returfed

BY JADE MORELLINI Tamarama Beach’s iconic clubhouse, Tamarama Surf Life Saving Club is getting a $4.56 million face lift after years of corrosion. Founded in 1906 after the closure of Wonderland Park, which was Sydney’s first coastal amusement park, it carries the history and culture of over a century. The Tamarama Surf Life Saving Club […]

Smelly issue

BY JADE MORELLINI Residents can wave goodbye to the bad smells floating through the streets of Woolloomooloo, Darlinghurst and Potts Point because the water pipes are finally getting fixed. With only one pipe carrying both wastewater and stormwater, bad odours became present and during heavy rain and the wastewater would overflow into Woolloomooloo Bay. East […]

Cat-astrophe for renter’s pets

BY JADE MORELLINI The struggle is real for pet owners who are looking for a place to rent, with most landlords saying no when it comes to bringing their furry friends home. Not only is this causing an emotional departure of beloved pets, but it’s causing animal shelters to fill up a lot faster. CEO […]

Developers scrubbed out in Little Bay

BY JADE MORELLINI Randwick Council is opposing a new development proposal in Little Bay for 45 new residential apartments due to the devastating impact this could have on the environment and health of endangered species. Owners of 11 Jennifer St, Little Bay are hoping for court approval for the development of a three-storey residential flat […]

Vegans beef with Council

BY JADE MORELLINI The Sydney Vegan Markets have been punished by Inner West Council for being a success, breaching their DA with over 5,000 people attending the markets. The Sydney Vegan Markets run on the third Sunday of every month and began to meet the growing demand for access to local, ethical and sustainable products. […]

Rosebery rising

BY JADE MORELLINI Residents of Rosebery are concerned with the City of Sydney Council’s proposed changes to the planning controls for 102 – 106 Dunning Avenue. The Council plans to increase the height restriction from 18 to 29 metres, change the sites land zoning and increase the site density by 40%. Rosebery resident, June Buchanan […]

Kiwis drive locals out of work

BY JADE MORELLENI First the opposition lost in the fight against bus privatisation in the Inner West, now the new private operators are dividing the city with their decision to recruit drivers from New Zealand. In February, Transit Systems won the Government contract to operate the Region 6 network and this means they have the […]

Locals see red over green space plans

BY JADE MORELLINI Residents are furious at Woollahra Council for revisiting the proposal of a Youth Recreation Facility at Rushcutters Bay Park. Woollahra Council identified three possible locations for the youth facilities and have decided on a location beside the noisy New South Head Road and, according to Woollahra Mayor Peter Cavanagh, “won’t stand out […]

Violent feuds destroying families

BY JADE MORELLINI The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has released its first comprehensive report, Family, domestic and sexual violence in Australia 2018, which sheds light on the devastating truth behind violence in Australia. This report unites information from over 20 different major data sources to reveal a drastic increase in family and […]

Mardi Gras rolls lockout

BY JADE MORELLINI To mark the 40th anniversary of Mardi Gras on the evening of Saturday March 3rd, State Premier Gladys Berejiklian has agreed to relax lockout laws along Oxford Street. Councillor Christine Forster was instrumental in seeing the lockout laws relaxed and believes that reducing lockout will have an enormous positive impact on the […]