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George Street even more pedestrian friendly as City opens new public spaces

By ERIN MODARO Lord Mayor of Sydney Clover Moore celebrated the opening of the most recent public works on George St, improving and expanding the public spaces in the inner city. The finished works includes the expansion of a pedestrian boulevard that stretches from Bathurst Street to Rawson Place, advancing into Devonshire Street in Surry […]

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 […]

‘I’ve been very reluctant to get involved at all’: Yvonne Weldon on life at Town Hall

By DANIEL LO SURDO Yvonne Weldon has to think when asked why she was hesitant to enter public office. Eventually, she finds an answer. It isn't for the scrutiny, nor for the responsibility, but for something much more unsuspecting. "Because I'm quite a private person," Weldon tells City Hub with a laugh. "Which is crazy considering […]

Inclusive businesses, public artworks and a pride museum: City of Sydney pushes ahead with Oxford Street revamp

By PATRICK MCKENZIE The City of Sydney unveiled a draft LGBTQIA+ social and cultural place strategy for Oxford Street this week after a fraught public consultation process. The City published a draft of the proposal on Monday, which seeks to preserve the community history, culture and character of Oxford Street, as well as fund new […]