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Greens begin posturing for Newtown

Former Marrickville Mayor Fiona Byrne is expected to stand for preselection as Greens candidate for the newly-created state seat of Newtown. The Marrickville electoral district will be abolished for the 2015 state election, instead replaced by two new districts: Newtown and Summer Hill. The Greens are expected to poll well in Newtown, having almost snared […]


Two women, four Doc Martens and an abundance of acoustic instruments. This sums up the talented duo that is Chanel Lucas and Roz Pappalardo aka Women in Docs, whose latest single Carousel is floating on the musical plane as a taster for their much-anticipated album of the same name, due out next February. “I really […]

Tebbutt and Marrickville to bid goodbye

Former South Sydney Councillor Sean Macken is tipped for Labor candidacy for the newly-created state seat of Newtown, following Linda Scott’s decision not to contest the seat. The new seats of Newtown and Summer Hill will be contested in 2015, replacing the seat of Marrickville currently held by outgoing state MP Carmel Tebbutt. The wife […]


Love music festivals but hate Southern Cross tattoos? The High & Dry is the festival for you! Pitching at Camp Wollimi, just two hours north of Sydney, High & Dry promises three days of independent music from Sydney and around Australia between November 27 and 29. The festival is 100% independent, artist-run and not for profit, […]