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Chain Saw Massacre In Kings Cross

By Andrew Woodhouse Tree is not a four-letter word. A tree is a living thing and contributes to our healthy urban environment. So locals in Kings Cross are surprised and shocked to learn that the City of Sydney Council is intending to demolish what appears to be a perfectly healthy tree without adequate justification. It […]

Market makeover in the Cross

BY JOHN MOYLE Food markets are about much more than great produce; they reflect the area where they are located, the people who are the producers and the community who attend. But after 25 years, even the best markets are like the gardens where much of the produce comes from, they need revitalisation, and that […]

Very Cross

BY LOUIS NOWRA Cities are about change. The new replaces the old. There can be no better example than what is happening to Kings Cross. At the moment the Omnia apartment block now being built on the former Crest Hotel site will provide 135 luxury apartments once it’s finished. Part of its plans is to […]

News in brief

PM wants Garden Island sell-off Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has announced his intention to shut down the Garden Island naval base at Potts Point if he wins the Federal Election. Mr Rudd said on Tuesday he wanted to see the base scaled back or even closed, and its facilities relocated to other parts of Australia, […]