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White supremacist group resurfaces in inner Sydney

A white supremacist group has begun a new racist campaign around Sydney’s inner city suburbs this week. The group, called Squadron 88, made themselves known to inner city residents in late August when they began distributing anti-Semitic flyers around the eastern suburbs. A series of media reports on the campaign seemed to lead the group […]

Inner city residents demand better access to public education

Sydney’s inner city residents have announced unequivocally that the area needs a new public high school to accommodate the influx of school-aged children moving into inner city suburbs. Following continuous calls for a new public inner city high school from local community groups, the Department of Education and Communities (DEC) convened a large-scale consultation on […]

Inner city high school consultation finishes

As the deadline for community consultation on the inner Sydney schools proposal passes, the Department of Education and Communities (DEC) has received a flurry of offline and online submissions. According to action group CLOSE (Community for Local Options for Secondary Education), one parent argued at a June 19 community consultation the DEC “needs to wake […]

City excels in HSC languages

Inner Sydney schools have excelled at languages in this year’s HSC, with several students coming first in NSW in their chosen course. At Fort Street High School in Petersham, Kimberly Xian placed first in Chinese Continuers (the course for those who studied the language in junior years), while Marta Krzanowski topped the state in German […]