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Green Bans Turn Fifty

Opinion by WENDY BACON Fifty years ago last week, two NSW unions took a bold step. At the request of thirteen Hunters Hill women, they agreed to impose a construction black ban (later renamed a green ban) on a small piece of bushland at the junction of the Lane Cove and Parramatta Rivers in Sydney […]

Justine Grill

Run by husband and wife team Luiza and Marcello, Justine Grill sits unexpectedly on a leafy corner of Hunters Hill. Exposed brick, white paint and dark wood fit out a cosy, modern interior that feels a bit like a rural gastropub. To start, Crispy Quail ($25) is too tempting to go past, and sufficiently moreish to result in unbecoming bone-gnawing.

Dachshund Coffee

Two russet gold Hungarian Vizslas sit like statues, their eyes boring into the café door, through which their owner has just disappeared. When they break ranks to say hello, he pops out to check we like dogs.

Moocooboola Festival

The Hunters Hill council’s annual Moocooboola Festival has a long tradition of bringing the community together for a day of fun and entertainment. “It’s a great opportunity for families and neighbours to connect or bump into each other,” says Adrian Black, events coordinator at Hunters Hill Council. “But we have more people come to the […]