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Outdoor ‘Pissoirs’ to come out on Oxford

By CHRISTOPHER HARRIS Plans for a retractable urinal in Kings Cross have been flushed, but Oxford Street partygoers may be able to take a slash in the $350,000 contraption instead. On Monday night, City of Sydney Council dismissed plans for a urinal in Kings Cross’s Springfield Plaza. Independent Councillor John Mant said the square needed […]

Whistleblowing Ranger commits suicide after concerns dismissed

By Christopher Harris On June 22, Leong Lim, a City of Sydney ranger was found dead in his Waterloo home. Police have confirmed the cause of death was suicide. The matter was referred to the Glebe Coroner's Court. A spokeswoman for the court said that the coroner is in the early stages of investigation and in cases […]

Moore changes tune on parking

The growing momentum for 15 minutes free parking in select Sydney main streets is now supported by Lord Mayor Clover Moore. The trial is expected to be rolled out on a trial period of one-year and will cover nine of Sydney’s main streets. Parking meters are to be marked by signage, indicating the free 15 […]

Fresh impetus for Oxford St light rail

Local political and business leaders have vowed to continue the fight for light rail along Oxford St, despite the State Government’s decision to build Sydney’s first new light rail lines since the year 2000 on Devonshire St instead of Oxford St. At a forum held at the Beauchamp Hotel, Darlinghurst on Monday night – hosted […]