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Bureaucracy is unweeded garden

BY SHON HO As a way of combatting the often tedious task of getting approval to garden on unused public land, sustainability coach Michael Mobbs designed the ecoPOP, a free standing pop up garden that can be placed in urban areas without much ongoing maintenance. Starting a community garden seems easy, but fulfilling bureaucratic planning requirements can often […]

Funding cuts threaten Sydney’s indie theatres

BY SHON HO Arts funding strip backs have left Sydney theatre companies facing an uncertain future. Small to medium sized organisations will bear the brunt in a tougher landscape and will be vying for fewer grants from a smaller pool of funds. As a knock on effect from the Federal Government’s post budget cuts, the […]