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Stadium budget blowout

By ASHNA BHARKHADA The Sydney Football Stadium rebuild will cost the NSW Govt $99 million more than expected, as details of the new contract signed with builder John Holland emerged on 18 Dec. The new contract for stage two of the project is worth $735 million, escalating the total estimated cost for the new arena, […]

Don’t dial and drive

By ASHNA BHARKHADA Mobile phone detection cameras were activated across the state this weekend in a new initiative by NSW authorities to catch drivers using their phones while behind the wheel. A six-month trial earlier this year in Sydney, along the Anzac Parade and M4 Motorway, scanned 8.3 million vehicles of which thousands were caught […]

Protesting the Yarra Bay terminal

By ASHNA BHARKHADA A large crowd of over 1000 people gathered at Yarra Bay Sailing Club on Sunday 18 November to campaign against the NSW Government’s plan to build a new cruise ship terminal. The plan is to build between Yarra Bay and Molineaux Point in Botany Bay, but opponents say Garden Island at Potts […]