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Skateboard farce in the park

By Andrew Woodhouse The farce known as Woollahra Council's Skateboard Park project in Rushcuttters Bay Park has taken longer than Wagner’s Ring Cycle to reach a conclusion. After eight years, council has delivered only divisiveness. The Paddington school boys who mooted the original skateboard idea now have no use for it because they have left […]

Woollahra Council does 180 on skatepark

BY ANITA SENARATNA Woollahra Council is reconsidering a controversial proposal for youth recreational facilities in Rushcutters Bay Park. Crs Anthony Marano (Liberal) and Matthew Robertson (Greens) put the issue back on the agenda at a recent council meeting, with support from the Residents First party who has councillors in all five wards. The proposal, in […]

Taking Wentworth forward

With only two days until Saturday's Federal Election, leadership is key as three candidates step up to the challenge to take Wentworth forward. Speaking at the 2013 Sir John Monash Oration in July, Liberal MP Malcolm Turnbull said political leadership is as much about policy performance as it is about adaptability and management. “Effective leadership today […]