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Green with envy: City boosts its eco credentials

By CASSANDRA MORGAN Surry Hill’s unique Reader’s Digest Building will become ‘greener’ with the City of Sydney’s help, but some argue the City should not take the credit. The Surry Hills building was approved for an Environmental Upgrade Agreement (EUA), which involves a loan through City of Sydney for environmentally efficient improvements. The building, owned […]

New party to tackle housing crisis

BY CHRISTOPHER HARRIS AND CASSANDRA MORGAN A new political party is aiming for a senate seat in the next federal election after months of media discussion of housing affordability in Sydney. The Affordable Housing Party of Australia was conceived in 2013, but the party is  “stepping up their game”, with the pursuit of giving buyers a chance […]

Lockout laws liquidate La Cita

BY CASSANDRA MORGAN The owners of Darling Harbour’s renowned La Cita restaurant have blamed the NSW lockout laws for the club’s recent closure. The 1.30am lockouts and 3am ‘last drinks’ imposed within the Sydney CBD Entertainment Precinct are blamed for La Cita’s “radical drop in business turnover”. On June 25, La Cita Latin Restaurant, Bar […]