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Rally demands pill testing

By Laura Neill The pill-testing debate ignited at Town Hall last Saturday as hundreds of pro-testing campaigners rallied to force the issue on the government’s election agenda, just one week after the recent drug-related fatality of 19-year-old Alex King. Hundreds of protesters brandishing signs and banners gathered outside Sydney Town Hall to protest the NSW […]

Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Music Festival for Marriage Equality

As postal ballots for the Federal Government’s marriage equality plebiscite begin to find their way into letterboxes around the country Sydney’s creative community is banding together to support the LGBTIQ community. In the wake of last weekend’s incredible show of support for the issue by the general public the Reclaim The Streets organisation will be […]

People take to streets to protest lockouts

BY JASON MARSHALL Two thousand people danced from Hyde Park to Taylor Square to protest Sydney’s lockout laws last weekend. The protest festival, or ‘protestival’ was organised by Reclaim The Streets and featured over 50 DJs across 10 sound systems. Protest organiser Chris Lego said the lockout laws were introduced during a period of “moral panic”. “These ill-conceived laws punish the majority of responsible adults while […]

Festival to stop WestConnex

By Lauren O'Connor.   WestConnex could be Sydney’s most contentious transport project of recent years and this week St Peters residents took to the streets to fight it. Exploratory drilling for tollway smoke stacks began last week, just two hundred metres away from St Peters Public School and it drove locals to stage a protest. […]