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Suck it up people. Suck it up

By Peter Hehir It seems what the Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) and the Sydney Motorway Corporation find impossible to do – that is, to post pollution results that remain up there for all the world to see – can be achieved with comparative ease by those with the skill to write the necessary algorithm. […]

The SCAR Project reveals breast cancer reality

Being a young woman isn’t easy; it’s a complicated juggling act of career, relationships, family and self-discovery. Young, trailblazing women simply don’t have time to contend with life-threatening maladies like breast cancer – but sometimes they are forced to make time. A breathtaking exhibition opens this week at On Seven David Jones, offering an intimate […]

Councillors pay tribute to Melinda Manikas

Melinda Manikas has been remembered this week as a determined, courageous woman by her fellow Leichhardt councillors. The 38-year-old Balmain ward councillor died on May 7, following a long struggle with cancer. She is survived by her husband Michael and their young daughter Victoria. “It is unspeakably awful to have lost such a brave, young […]

New research centre puts a line through cancer

Kevin Rudd joined Premier Kristina Keneally to officially open the $127 million Lowy Cancer Research Centre at the University of New South Wales.