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Moore mobilises locals to save green space

BY LUCAS BAIRD The City of Sydney will organise a public meeting as well as provide financial support to campaigning against a new Stadium at Moore Park following an ABC Radio National Program that aired last Sunday. In the program, a promotional video produced by the Sydney Cricket Ground Trust champions a precinct of sporting […]

Local jobs to go in Leichhardt

BY LUCAS BAIRD A business owner in Leichhardt has said that government plans to rezone an industrial area for residential use will cost jobs and destroy local community space. The Department of Planning and Environment recently decided to rezone land along Lords Road in West Leichhardt which will allow up to 315 residential units to […]

Waterloo Social Housing tenants seek security

BY KENJI SATO AND CHRISTOPHER HARRIS Public housing tenants in the Redfern – Waterloo area have voiced fears that they could be forced to leave their neighbourhoods, according to City of Sydney Councillor Linda Scott. The Labor councillor told City Hub that she had been approached by public housing tenants, who had expressed fears that […]

Ultimo Community calls for inquiry into school

BY LUCAS BAIRD The Ultimo community has started a push for an Upper House inquiry into the Education Department’s handling of the Ultimo Public School redevelopment. The Department of Education’s decision to relocate the students, knock down the existing school and rebuild it created anger and confusion amongst the parents. Ultimo Pyrmont Education Campaign Committee […]

Govt forces Millers Point residents to fight over units

BY LUCAS BAIRD The NSW Government has announced that only 28 units will be available for the 90 remaining Millers Point residents, leaving residents to fight it out for the sparse spots. Myra Demetrio is one of 90 residents fighting for a unit, and said she was anxious about what would happen if she was […]