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Music Took Abroad’s Jack Dawson From A Small Town To London & Back To Sydney

As we all know the world is vast place, but sometimes it can seem tiny. This was never more evident then when an email came into my inbox touting a new Australian music group called Abroad, which just so happens to include someone I went to school with. Obviously upon receiving this email I had […]

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17-year-old singer songwriter Aodhan set to perform at Oxford Art Factory

By Erin Modaro 17-year-old Dharawal singer-songwriter Aiden Whitehall, releasing his indie acoustic music as Aodhan, is currently touring his debut EP Flies In My Room. Young, and emerging into the Australian music scene with quiet gusto, Aidan has been steadily finding his voice, and is now touring his EP which was released in July of […]

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Nurses strike to demand better conditions and pay this week

By MARCUS HAAR After ongoing talks for better pay and work conditions, the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) are set to continue strike action this Thursday following another breakdown in discussions with the state government.   A majority in the NSWNMA’s public sector branches voted for a second 24-hour state-wide strike following the initial […]

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Hundreds gather at Kirribilli House to demand climate action

By SWAGATALAKSHMI ROYCHOWDURY Hundreds of students, teachers and union members gathered outside Kirribilli House today as part of climate strikes protesting the global response to the climate emergency. The strike was organised in response to the extreme flooding that occurred in parts of NSW and Queensland and called for net-zero emissions and 100 per cent […]

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KEiiNO To Help Australia Decide Next Eurovision Star

Eurovision has been a phenomenon for decades now, but over the last few years since Australia's inclusion in the contest the population has explored here. This weekend Australia will decide on our next representative & to help us make this decision are Norwegian superstar pop group KEiiNO, who themselves placed sixth at Eurovision 2019. In […]

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Inner West records six new deaths, 954 inner city COVID-19 cases two days before school return

By DANIEL LO SURDO Six people from the Inner West have died from COVID-19 in the last reporting period while the Sydney Local Health District recorded 954 new cases ahead of the return of NSW schools in two days. It comes as NSW recorded 52 new deaths across the state and 13,524 new infections, with […]

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THE NAKED CITY – REALITY REINVENTED

When television began in Australia back in 1956 it was all very innocent and polite – a technological and entertainment novelty rather than a force for social change. We had variety shows, the Three Stooges, Our Gang, Disneyland, a bunch of American sitcoms, a nightly news service and the ‘epilogue’ at midnight when stations shut […]

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The freedoms you can now enjoy with the Inner West reopening today

By DANIEL LO SURDO With today being the first Monday since NSW hit 70 per cent double vaccination rate, the Inner West - and the rest of the state - will start to enjoy further freedoms as we pass the first milestone on the COVID-19 reopening roadmap.  What can you do from today?  Travel: People […]

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Pirra’s Jess Beck Explores Her Indigenous Heritage During Lockdown

Although they are originally from Sydney our close neighbour Wollongong can now lay claim to indie-pop/dance outfit Pirra. This four piece band consisting of Jess Beck (vocals), James McKendry (guitar/synth), Curtis Argent (bass/synth) & Jeffrey Argent (drums) are making huge waves both here in Australia & internationally. Not only do Pirra produce incredible music they […]

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THE NAKED CITY – WORST CHEWING GUM I EVER TASTED

It’s 8pm on the grand concourse at Central Station in the depths of the current lockdown. Apart from a handful of police on patrol there’s hardly a soul in sight, bar a few hapless commuters waiting for their inner city trains. If a tumbling tumbleweed suddenly rolled across the huge vacant space you would not […]

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