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Glebe ferry floated

BY JOHN MOYLE Ferries are only in the news when one crashes into a wharf or gets called Ferry McFerry Face, but for state politician Jamie Parker, they are big news all the time, as he garners support to see the introduction of ferry services into Glebe and Annandale. “I have been pressing this issue […]

Abolished budget proposal set to benefit inner west jobseekers

By Chris Sutton The cancellation of a government proposal to force the unemployed to apply for 40 jobs per month is set to relieve pressure on jobseekers and businesses in the inner west. The plan, initially proposed by Prime Minister Tony Abbott in this year's federal budget, was set to be enforced next year. Anthony Albanese, […]

Council consults residents over Mirvac’s new suburb proposal

The residents of the City of Sydney local government area are currently being surveyed regarding a proposal by Harold Park developer Mirvac to create a new suburb for the Harold Park development. Mirvac has recommended that a new suburb be created, with boundaries bordering the development and also including the existing residential block of 71-90 […]

Council hesitant on Parramatta Road urban renewal

Leichhardt councillors have flagged their suspicion of the state Government’s plan to redevelop Parramatta Rd. There is growing concern among residents the urban renewal project will see high-density development cut through Leichhardt and Annandale. The Parramatta Rd Urban Renewal Programme, by the state Government city planning body Urban Growth NSW, would involve a transformation of […]

Don’t miss Parramatta Road opportunity, say developers

Chief Executive of the Urban Taskforce Chris Johnson says the State Government is at risk of going "weak in the knees" over the renewal of Parramatta Rd. Mr Johnson, whose organisation represents property developers and financiers, welcomed last week’s announcement of a $200 million redevelopment program for the ailing highway, but warned it would not […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney Live Music Guide June 20th

Kora: After a string of summer festival dates and completing their album release tour in their home country, New Zealand five-piece Kora are finally back in town to showcase their sophomore record, Light Years. The experimental funk collective have impressed crowds over the years with their incredible harmonies and huge live presence – the show […]

Shuttle buses to mobilise residents

BY CHRISTOPHER HARRIS Leichhardt Council will operate a shuttle bus service to counteract poor public transport in certain areas of the LGA. Leichhardt Mayor Rochelle Porteous told City Hub that the bus was needed to provide the community with adequate transport. “There is always the issue when providing public transport, there is the issue of […]

GIG: HALLOWEEN MONSTER MASH

It's time to start hollowing your pumpkins and working on your cackle, because Halloween is almost upon us and as part of their 30th birthday celebrations, 2SER radio are throwing another party. The ghoulish gathering is going down at one of our ever-dwindling Sydney rock institutions, the Annandale Hotel and features terrifying tunes from Seekae, […]