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Light rail schedule still under construction

By Joe Bourke   Shadow Minister for Transport Ryan Park has renewed calls for Transport for NSW (TfNSW) to release the construction schedule of the CBD and South East Light Rail. The project, which is one of the biggest infrastructure projects in the world, is set to begin around this Spring and will have a […]

Light rail reaching the business end

By Joe Bourke   The CBD and South East Light Rail has moved forward this week despite its construction schedule remaining unfinished. A business owners forum and a community forum on the light rail took place within four days of each other last week. The forums are a regular part of the project’s consultation process, […]

Moore childcare, housing and traffic jams

By Kieran Adair With City of Sydney Council due to begin meeting again on Monday the 16th, Clover Moore has signaled that transport, child care and affordable housing will be among her top priorities for the year ahead. The completion of the city’s light rail and cycle networks feature heavily on the Lord Mayor’s transport […]

George Street closure plunges city into traffic chaos

Workers in the CBD have been confronted by massive delays across the city as a result of the ongoing partial closure of George Street. The chaos came to a head on Monday morning (January 5) when some busses took over two hours to cross the Sydney Harbor Bridge The work is part of the South […]

Council rejects overdevelopment at George Street

By Chris Sutton Leichhardt Council and the Joint Regional Planning Panel (JRPP) have rejected a proposal to redevelop 22 George Street in West Leichhardt. The decision was made by the JRPP during a meeting at Town Hall on October 23 as the panel turned down a massive residential development of the former Kolotex site. The industrial […]

Food News

Joining the fast food line-up on George Street is a little stealth vegetarianism, crossing over from south of the border. Lord of the Fries (who have eight Melbourne-based stores) dish up hand cut fries, special sauces (my pick is the Canadian poutine) and burgers with LOTF patties rather than meat.