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The rise and fall of the Empire

BY JOHN MOYLE It’s amazing how one day a community is complacently going about its business and then the next all hell breaks loose, as it did when news of a major over-development along Darlinghurst Road was broken by the City Hub and later picked up by the dailies. People are angry, mobilising and discussing […]

City turns up the volume

BY ALEX EUGENE New businesses, including residential developments, will be responsible for planning modifications to assist with noise management, if a proposed ‘Agent of Change’ regulation is accepted by City of Sydney Council. A recommendation will be made for the council to add the regulation to the City’s Night Time Economy policy at its next […]

Caution urged on Domain development

By Hannah Paine Plans to develop the Royal Botanic Gardens and the Domain have divided local residents. Some warn the changes will privatise and sanitise precious open space. The proposal, announced two weeks ago, will see a significant amount of public parkland developed over 25 years. The plans include leasing land adjacent to the Domain […]

Saturday night Cross road closure

The City of Sydney Council will trial a partial closure of Bayswater Rd in Kings Cross and is considering a similar initiative in Darlinghurst Rd following other initiatives to crack down on violent incidents. At a Council meeting on Monday night, the City decided to close Bayswater Rd to vehicles for a trial period of […]