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Walsh Bay Redevelopment Delays

By Madison Behringer. Plans to redevelop the Walsh Bay arts precinct in Barangaroo have been in the pipeline since as far back as 1998. In May 2018, plans were approved by the State Government for the precinct alongside a $207 million budget for the project. However just as quickly as the building began, the project […]

Car shares get a big slice of the parking pie

By John Moyle The car sharing model has been around in Australia since two friends in Newtown came up with the idea for GoGet cars, which is undoubtedly now the largest car share company in Sydney. Since its inception in 2003, GoGet now has over 2,700 cars and 100,000 members in its network across Sydney, […]

No equity for Millers Point Residents

BY LUCAS BAIRD The Millers Point community will not get any return on the millions of dollars it has sunk into maintaining heritage properties in the area. The community has criticised the government for its plans to auction off Darling House in the suburb. The Millers Point community believes that they own around a 20 […]

Stairway to developer heaven

By EMILY CONTADOR-KELSALL The resolve of Millers Point housing tenants remains strong as properties in the area continue to move from public to private hands. Minister for Social Housing Brad Hazzard visited the Millers Point community in late June, giving residents renewed hope, despite continued concern over the growing number of vacant tenancies in the […]

Millers Point housing residents face ‘harassment’

By Leanne Elahmad   Millers Point residents have complained of feeling ‘bullied’ and ‘harassed’ and continue to fear losing their homes in wake of the state government’s announcement last week that more properties were being sold. The Family and Community Services (FACS) Department is currently working with tenants to relocate them to other housing communities […]