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Full house for Sydney’s final forum

By James Elton-Pym The controversial 1.30am lockout laws and the evictions of public housing tenants at Millers Point were front and centre in a fiery meet-the-candidates forum for the seat of Sydney hosted by Alternative Media Group, the publisher of City Hub, last Tuesday. Sitting independent MP Alex Greenwich, Labor candidate Edwina Lloyd, Greens candidate […]

State should seize south Sydney land: Mandla

By James Elton-Pym Liberal City of Sydney councillor Edward Mandla is urging the state government to take control of a huge swathe of land in south Sydney earmarked for redevelopment to stop the council enacting its own plans for the site. Clr Mandla was the only councillor who voted against a motion last June to […]

Central tunnel busking ban signs “not authorised” by Sydney Trains

By James Elton-Pym Signs posted at Central station last month banning busking without a permit in the Devonshire Street tunnel were “not authorised” by Sydney Trains despite bearing the organisation’s official logo, a spokesperson has revealed. The official-looking signs declared busking, begging and “conducting business” in the tunnel were prohibited without a permit from Sydney […]

‘Speed dates’ for Pyrmont-Ultimo creatives

The Pyrmont Ultimo Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual networking event for local companies working in the creative industry next week. CREATE 2015 will be hosted at the WOTSO WorkSpace at 6pm on March 25. All creative businesses from the Pyrmont and Ultimo suburbs and members of the chamber are invited to attend. It […]