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Tranquility tested as locals sample taste of things to come

BY EMIKO REED It has been dubbed a “wedding factory” and local residents have said it will choke local streets on weekends. But opposition to a development on the Watsons Bay peninsula now has some fire power behind it. The director of legendary Australian film Mad Max invited Watsons Bay residents to the foreshore on […]

Sydney rallies to welcome refugees

BY RYAN QUINN Over a thousand people rallied Sydney CBD streets over the weekend to support the current global refugee crisis. At least four different protest groups joined together at Sydney Town Hall, with the same overarching message: racism is bad, welcoming refugees is good. Refugee Action Coalition Sydney and its supporters surrounded the town […]

Residents rally against Alexandria demolition

By EMIKO REED Residents have rallied with local politicians to seek an interim heritage order for the Alexandria Hotel, as it faces proposed demolition. The heritage proposal, discussed at the Alexandria Residents’ Action Group public meeting on Wednesday 8, aims to have the pub’s historical industrial significance recognised by the City of Sydney and the […]