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Fix is in for Powerhouse

By Kylie Winkworth Just before Christmas, NSW Arts Minister Don Harwin appointed four new trustees to the board of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS), displacing two highly regarded trustees who were dropped after only one term. Reading the entrails of these new appointments reveals the grim future of the Powerhouse Museum (PHM). […]

Council locked out of Lilyfield

BY ANNA FREELAND The Inner West Council has forfeited their right to act as the Relevant Planning Authority (RPA) for the proposed rezoning of a Lilyfield industrial site after failing to meet the deadline set by the NSW Department of Planning and Environment (DPE). A Rezoning Review of the site, located opposite Callan Park on […]

Vithoulkas splits with Living Sydney

EXCLUSIVE City of Sydney councillor Angela Vithoulkas has resigned from the Living Sydney political party citing its links to the liquor and gaming industry. “I have been advised that close relatives of the party’s founding member now have involvement in the liquor industry and I do not believe that it is appropriate for me to […]

New CCTV cameras fast-tracked

The rollout of new CCTV cameras to trouble spots within the City of Sydney LGA has been fast-tracked, after a motion by Liberal Councillor Christine Forster was approved at Monday night’s Council meeting. The motion noted that alcohol-related violence was a complex issue and that its mitigation involved various authorities including the State Government, NSW […]