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Glebe Comedians Premiere On SBS On Demand

SBS On Demand recently premiered an exclusive comedy sketch series, Cancelled!, by two Glebe locals. The series looks at the “scandals that rocked Australia”. From a controversial novel banned in Australia to a pop duo too racy for radio. Every public outrage that never happened is explored in Cancelled! The show features entirely fabricated scandals and the public […]

Glebe: Parents ‘completely let down’ by Childcare Centre

By DANIEL LO SURDO Parents of Glebe’s KU Laurel Tree House Childcare Centre have grown disappointed with management abandoning pleas to save the facility.  In a letter released to Laurel Tree House families in June, KU’s Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer announced that they would not be continuing operations at 61 Arundel Street.  […]

Historic Forest Lodge Home Saved from Redevelopment

By KATELYN MILLIGAN A wealthy couple has bought one of Forest Lodge’s oldest homes, saving it from re-development. It is believed that the new owners of the $4.62 million home intend to restore the Victorian Regency structure for use as a private home. This comes as a relief to the inner-city community after previous attempts […]

Feasting On Fabulous Food & Wine

The best dining experiences come when the combination of food, wine, cocktails and atmosphere work in harmony together. Luckily for Sydneysiders the outstanding new venue, Beckett's in Glebe has made this a core tenet of their philosophy. Founded by renowned theatre director Wendy Beckett and veteran chef Jeff Schroeter Beckett's is a must-visit for locals […]

NSW Government to sell land occupied by beloved Glebe Children’s Centre

By DANIEL LO SURDO The NSW Government has approved plans to sell land currently occupied by KU Laurel Tree House Children’s Centre in Glebe.  The impending sale of the Government-owned commercial property situated at 61 Arundel Street has been met by considerable opposition in the inner-city, with the Glebe community believing the sale to be […]

Beautiful Beckett’s

Glebe has an incredible new restaurant in its midst. Founded by renowned theatre director Wendy Beckett and veteran chef Jeff Schroeter Beckett's is a must-visit for locals and food-lovers alike. Set within the hallowed walls of the old Darling Mills site on Glebe Point Road Beckett’s is a loving homage to the opulence of mid-century […]

“Save our homes”: Protesters call on parliament to protect public housing

By ALLISON HORE Residents from a number of threatened public housing communities across Sydney’s inner city came together at Martin Place today to call for their homes to be saved from the wrecking ball.  The rally followed last week’s release of the NSW Government’s Housing 2041 Strategy and called for the future of a number […]

Barbara McGrady: The First Nations photojournalist that shaped the industry

By MIKALA THEOCHAROUS  The McDonald Jones stadium in Broadmeadow NSW, is full of fans.  Greg Inglis stands in the middle of the field above the scrum, preparing to lead the traditional war cry before the Indigenous All Stars game. In the middle of it all is 67-year-old Barb McGrady, camera in hand.  A murmur erupts […]

‘Communities Plus’ what? Understanding the inner-city social housing program

By DANIEL LO SURDO When the NSW Government announced plans last November to redevelop the social housing estates of the City of Sydney, what followed a fleeting emotion of relief was a sustained, unprecedented feeling of panic.  Much of the affordable housing of South Eveleigh, North Eveleigh and Glebe had been without proper maintenance for […]

Reimagining of Glebe’s social housing estate a “much-needed win” for the inner-city community

By DANIEL LO SURDO Revised plans for housing renewal on Glebe’s Cowper Street and Wentworth Park Road have been heralded as an important victory for social housing tenants in the City of Sydney Local Government Area. NSW Government Minister for Water, Property & Housing Melinda Pavey announced last month its intentions to deliver 100 per […]