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Grassroots campaign pushes City of Sydney to save Oxford Street’s LGBT identity

By DOUGLAS MAGALETTI The City of Sydney has moved one step closer to protecting Oxford Street’s LGBTQI cultural and historical identity. On Monday, April 4, the City of Sydney held a committee meeting with community stakeholders to discuss the framework for the long-sought protection of Oxford Street’s LGBTQI identity, culture, and history. Under the Oxford Street […]

Newtown’s Bedford Square to be renamed ‘Pride Square’

By DOUGLAS MAGALETTI Newtown’s Bedford Square is set to become Pride Square. Inner West Council is seeking to permanently rename the public square outside Newtown Town Hall in time for WorldPride 2023. Pride Square Motion Passed By Council Unanimously Labor councillor Mat Howard put forward the amendment which was passed unanimously. “We have kick-started the […]

Woollahra Council opposes the City of Sydney’s Oxford Street revitalisation plan

By DOUGLAS MAGALETTI Woollahra Council has thrown a lit firecracker into the debate over the City of Sydney’s revitalisation of Oxford Street. In a submission to the City of Sydney, Woollahra Council has come out in opposition to the City of Sydney’s Oxford Street Cultural and Creative Precinct plan. “We are fully committed to the […]