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Town & Country Hotel To Hold Breast Cancer Awareness Drawing Event

By Erin Modaro. The Town and Country Hotel in St Peters will be holding a special drawing event on June 4 for breast cancer awareness and fundraising. Pub owner and breast cancer survivor Helen Filips will be modelling topless for the attendees to draw. Approaching 10 years of breast cancer survivorship, Helen and collaborators are running […]

Tim McGarry in ‘Before The Meeting’ – Giving Addiction a Human Face

By Erin Modaro Actor and writer Tim McGarry is set to appear in the Australian premiere of Before The Meeting at the Seymour Centre in May, a raw and emotional play about the consequences of addiction on the human experience. The play follows the story of five characters before they attend an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting […]

Packing Room Prize goes to portrait of Taika Waititi

By Erin Modaro. The winner of the Packing Room Prize was announced at the Art Gallery of NSW by Head Packer for the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman prize Brett Cuthbertson, with the award going to a portrait of Taika Waititi by artist Claus Stangl. The winning artwork features the eccentric filmmaker in a charismatic pose […]

The candidates vying for the seat of Sydney this federal election

By ERIN MODARO Six candidates all backed by major or minor parties will be hoping to unseat Tanya Plibersek from the Labor stronghold of Sydney on May 21. The Sydney electorate encompasses the central business district, the inner-city and the inner-east, spanning a total of 44 square kilometres. The electorate was first used in name […]

Sydney Best Mother’s Day Guide 2022

By Erin Modaro With the year moving on and crisp autumn weather rolling in, Mother’s Day is the next celebration on the horizon. A day for pampering, thoughtfulness, and festivity, it’s important to be well prepared to give mums the recognition they deserve - and Sydney is ready for the challenge. With events running across […]

Inner West Council removes trans and gender diverse post after online abuse

By ERIN MODARO A social media post promoting a transgender and gender diverse swim night hosted by Inner West Council has received a deluge of abusive and transphobic comments, causing the post to be removed from Facebook.  Earlier this month, council announced that Ashfield Aquatic Centre would be hosting a free, exclusive swim night for […]

17-year-old singer songwriter Aodhan set to perform at Oxford Art Factory

By Erin Modaro 17-year-old Dharawal singer-songwriter Aiden Whitehall, releasing his indie acoustic music as Aodhan, is currently touring his debut EP Flies In My Room. Young, and emerging into the Australian music scene with quiet gusto, Aidan has been steadily finding his voice, and is now touring his EP which was released in July of […]

Eastern suburbs councillors reject New South Head cycleway obstacles

By ERIN MODARO A push at a Woollahra Council meeting to defer construction of a cycleway between Rose Bay and Double Bay has been rejected, with just two councillors voting in favour of the motion. Proposed at a meeting on March 28 by Liberal councillor Mary-Lou Jarvis, the motion requested that the construction on the […]

Woman who fatally struck pedestrian at Ashfield intersection charged

By ERIN MODARO A woman from Picnic Point has been charged following a fatal pedestrian crash at an Ashfield intersection in the Inner West earlier this month. The 48-year-old driver who struck the elderly man was charged with dangerous driving occasioning death and is due to appear before Burwood Local Court on Tuesday 24th of […]

Chippendale’s Galerie pompom Closing Down

BY ERIN MODARO In a statement made on Monday, Galerie pompom in Chippendale has announced that it will be closing its doors after the end of its current exhibition. The multidisciplinary gallery was created by Ron and George Adams in 2012 and has run exhibitions for over 10 years, featuring over 200 Australian and international […]