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‘I believe in this city’: Sydney businesses keep up hope during COVID recovery

By PATRICK MCKENZIE As Sydney cautiously leaves behind more than two years of intermittent COVID-induced lockdowns and restrictions, the hospitality industry has continued to suffer. The closure of local performance venues and independent hospitality businesses has become a common sight in the beleaguered city, with several iconic venues shutting their doors in the last few […]

City of Sydney turns up the music

BY ANITA SENARATNA Sydney was once a city known for its live music scene, where bands like AC/DC, Cold Chisel and the Divinyls played in crowded pubs with permanently sticky floors, building up loyal followings before going on to become rock icons. But the NSW Government’s 2014 decision to introduce 1:30am lockouts and 3am last […]