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What you need to know before the federal election

By DANIEL LO SURDO With the federal election one week away, City Hub has compiled all the information that voters will need to know before they cast their ballot on May 21. Who can vote in the election?  Voting is compulsory for all Australian citizens aged 18 and over. To vote, you must be enrolled […]

Home of ‘Seven Little Australians’ author to be opened for public viewing

By SAM PASHMI The owner of the state heritage-listed Killara property that was once home to Australian bestselling author Ethel Turner will be opened up to public viewing this Saturday, including the room where it is believed that Australia's most popular children's novel, Seven Little Australians, was written. Current homeowner Albert Lim, who migrated to […]

Liberal councillor knocks City of Sydney’s ‘silent’ response to Pyrmont community centre concerns

By DANIEL LO SURDO A Liberal councillor has lashed the City of Sydney and lord mayor Clover Moore's efforts to relocate the Pyrmont Community Centre ahead of its $4.5 million refurbishment, calling for a better public relocation process to ensure that "this ineptitude doesn't happen again". Shauna Jarrett, a City of Sydney councillor who entered […]

Local Boy Makes Good: Anthony Albanese talks his journey from Camperdown to Canberra

By DANIEL LO SURDO Anthony Albanese’s entry into public life seemed as much destined as it was desired. He was raised in an inner-city public housing estate by his single mother Maryanne, who suffered from rheumatoid arthritis and survived on the disability pension all her life. In 1984, he was the first person in his […]

Sydney University staff to strike for 48 hours over ‘exploitative’ work and job insecurity

By MARCUS HAAR Hundreds of University of Sydney staff and students will gather tomorrow for a strike that could shut the campus down for 48 hours.  Members of the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) at the University of Sydney voted to strike last month on the 11th and 12th of May as the opening move […]

The candidates vying for the seat of Sydney this federal election

By ERIN MODARO Six candidates all backed by major or minor parties will be hoping to unseat Tanya Plibersek from the Labor stronghold of Sydney on May 21. The Sydney electorate encompasses the central business district, the inner-city and the inner-east, spanning a total of 44 square kilometres. The electorate was first used in name […]

Inner West on track to exceed tree planting targets despite new threat to green space

By PATRICK MCKENZIE Inner West Council announced on Wednesday that it is due to surpass its previous record of tree planting in parks and streets under a new program that began in 2020. More than 3200 trees have been planted so far, with 800 more due to be planted by the end of the year. […]

Teachers send ‘strong and powerful messages to the government’ at strike

By DANIEL LO SURDO Teachers across the state went on strike for the second time in six months on Wednesday, with the NSW Teachers Federation saying that the industrial action was "too loud to ignore". More than 15,000 teachers gathered outside NSW parliament in the Sydney CBD on Wednesday to call for better pay and […]

Teachers to strike on Wednesday for better pay and conditions

By DANIEL LO SURDO Members of the NSW Teachers Federation will strike for the second time in six months on Wednesday, with a large crowd expected outside Macquarie Street tomorrow to call for a pay rise and better working conditions. The strikes come after NSW Teachers Federation President Angelo Gavrielatos said that the profession was […]

Thousands of letters sent against Waterloo public housing proposal

By PATRICK MCKENZIE A community campaign against a proposal from the NSW government to privatise over 70 per cent of public housing at the Waterloo South Estate has picked up steam, with over 2,700 letters having been sent opposing plans to redevelop the area with hundreds of private apartments. Led by grassroots group Action For […]