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Behind Closed Doors

BY MICK DALEY A Sydney Morning Herald article last week on housing market inequalities caused by government rezoning is only half the story, according to activist Maire Sheehan. The one-time Mayor of Leichhardt says that confidential rezoning decisions made between developers and planners are driving property prices up and encouraging ‘Hong Kong’ style residential high […]

Sign of the times

BY JOHN MOYLE Last week more than 500 Facebook followers of the Piccolo Bar received a shock when former operator Tina Newton-Carra posted that the Kings Cross institution was being forced to remove its iconic black and yellow under-awning sign. At first glance it appeared to be a sign of gentrification marching through the area, […]