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Pyrmont in the cross-hairs

By ALLISON HORE Following the release of the results from the Greater Sydney Commission’s review of the planning protocols in Pyrmont at the end of last month, Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced the NSW Government’s intentions to “transform” Pyrmont into “the next jobs hub”. “For our city and State to continue to be the jobs capital […]

Concrete outcome in Glebe

BY MICK DALEY Good news stories are rare when they mix a busy working harbour with a state government bent on constant profitable development. But the probable move of Hanson Concrete, a fifty year-old business based in Glebe, to the heavy industry facility on Glebe Island is a provisional win on many levels. It keeps […]

Mayhem in Marrickville

  BY JESSICA DE VERA   In June this year, the Inner West Council approved the plans for the rezoning of Victoria Road Precinct in Marrickville, despite community criticism and the decision being made while the council was still in transition. The plans are now set for forwarding to the Minister for Planning, and if […]

Proposed construction in Vaucluse creates uproar

BY TAYLOR MARTIN Shangjin ‘Jin’ Lin, billionaire managing director of property development giant Aqualand, has met with stiff opposition from the Woollahra Municipal Council after applying to demolish two Vaucluse mansions and rebuild them into one large mega-mansion. Mr. Lin’s mother purchased 6 Queens Avenue (also known as Villa Igiea) and 8 Queens Avenue for […]

Have your say about the Bay precinct upgrade

BY ALEX EUGENE   As apprehension builds around the impending Sydney Fish Market redevelopment, local residents are becoming increasingly worried about the impacts it will have on their beloved green space and waterside views, not to mention the quietude of residential areas.   The Sydney Fish Market will be moved and upgraded next year, which […]

Locals demand say in Waterloo Renovation Plans

BY SORAYA PEREZ MOHAMMED Neighbors, architects, urban planners, and engineers gathered in Waterloo last week to plan the future of their village. The Waterloo Public Housing Action Group (WPHAG) hosted an open day to encourage ideas and discussion around the imminet redevelopment plans for the area. The NSW government announced plans last year to demolish […]

Faculty opens, services cut, Green Sq ideas

Faculty opens University of Technology Sydney (UTS) UTS Chancellor and Prof Vicki Sara (left) with Dame Marie Bashir, Governor of New South Wales, and UTS Vice-Chancellor Prof Ross Milbourne, toasted the official opening of the first and largest of the three buildings in the university's billion-dollar "City Campus Master Plan" on June 12. The new […]

Surf club reno botched: members

EXCLUSIVE North Bondi Surf Lifesaving Club’s sparkling new clubhouse is unfit for purpose and a waste of money, club members have told the Bondi View. But the claims have been strenuously denied by club management. Replacing the post-war structure that had lingered for 77 years, the $7 million, four-storey building comprises a gym, education and […]