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Red tape strangles markets

By VANESSA LIM The Pyrmont Bay Markets, scheduled for Sunday 1 September, have been cancelled after a long application process due, principally, to the NSW Government’s red tape strangling the organisers’ initiative. During the year-long process to try to get the monthly markets approved in Pyrmont Bay Park, the NSW Government kept asking for multiple […]

Are you in the firing line?

By Peter Hehir Tunnelling works for the next Stage of the biggest unnatural disaster to ever hit Sydney begins in May. The potential for structural damage to homes is all too real, based on what has previously happened to home owners affected by Stages 1 and 2 tunnels. This link https://stage3a.anzgeo.com/ takes you to an […]

Fix NSW: The list goes on…

By Peter Hehir The State of NSW is really hurting and is sorely in need of repair. Just about everything that Glad the Impaler and her predecessor have had their hands on, has turned to shit. The assault on public institutions, from TAFE, to prisons and hospitals, to local councils, transport and the energy grid; […]

It’s your home. You fix it

By Peter Hehir It’s now abundantly clear that the Sydney Motorway Corporation and the RMS have absolutely no intention of repairing any family homes damaged by WestConnex construction, despite this being a legal obligation. The Department of Planning and Environment have also failed the community, in not enforcing compliance of this requirement. The SMC and […]

No reprieve for the Inner West

By Peter Hehir In spite of huge resident opposition, in just a few days – while the bulk of the NSW population embraces holiday mode, the black shirts who form the NSW Government, will seal the fate of the Inner West. The Minister for Planning will again scrawl an illegible signature across the bottom of […]

Berejiklian’s silent assassin

By Peter Hehir The biggest killer worldwide is air pollution. The WHO hosted its first global conference on air pollution and health in Geneva last week, including a high-level action day at which nations and cities are expected to make new commitments to cut air pollution. This barely caused a ripple here in NSW however. […]

Hope for Cross lock-outs

BY JOHN MOYLE This week will see the last glimmer of hope for the Kings Cross and CBD lock-out laws before Glad the Impaler’s government is swept away in the state election on March 23rd 2019. A bill is being proposed from an unlikely source, Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party’s MLC Robert Borsak, who intends […]

Gateway to hell

By WENDY BACON Today Premier Berejiklain announced that $2.6 billion public dollars would be spent on the Sydney Gateway that would allow drivers to travel from Parramatta to Sydney’s airport without going through a single traffic light. $800 million of this $2.6 billion budget is supposed to be sitting in the WestConnex budget. The remaining […]