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Tale of two cities: Woollahra saved, Leichhardt razed

BY THE CITY HUB NEWS TEAM Alex Eugene, Georgia Clark, Tommy Boutros, Dylan Crismale Premier Gladys Berejiklian's latest backflip has created havoc for a number of Sydney councils. The shock announcement this week that the government would scrap all amalgamation plans for Councils contesting merger plans in court ensures that Woollahra Council will not be […]

Local creatives pushed out the back

BY DYLAN CRISMALE Local businesses are taking it upon themselves to fill vacant shopfronts on Oxford Street, as the City of Sydney continues to allow the streetscape to decline. It has been reported that short-term tenants of 66 Oxford Street recently vacated the building impacting the profit of nearby café Greenhouse Coffee. Darlinghurst Business Partnership […]

Callan Park left to rot

BY DYLAN CRISMALE Community members are urging the NSW State Government to act on the Callan Park Master Plan, with the future of the site still unknown despite the plan having first been drafted almost a decade ago. In May, the University of Sydney announced the closure of Sydney College of the Arts in it’s […]

Liberal party could stack Woollahra Council with pro merger candidates

BY DYLAN CRISMALE The Liberal Party appears to be placing pro-amalgamation candidates at the top of their ticket for Woollahra Council. If they are elected they could kill off Council's High Court appeal to block a merger with Waverley and Randwick Councils. Liberal councillor Andrew Petrie alleges the Liberal Party is stacking a ticket of […]

AGNSW expansion will shrink public space

BY DYLAN CRISMALE The Art Gallery of NSW (AGNSW) has secured $244 million to help fund an expansion that will allow the gallery to display more of its $1.3 billion collection. The expansion which will double the size of the gallery was announced last week by the NSW Government ahead of this week’s state budget. […]

Sydney College of the Arts shrinks

BY DYLAN CRISMALE The University of Sydney last week informed staff that as of July, the Sydney College of the Arts (SCA) will be absorbed by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Department (FASS). The school will be relocated from its current spacious Rozelle campus to the Old Teachers College on the main Camperdown […]