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Anti-trans bill supported by Parliament but condemned by trans and gender diverse community

By KATELYN MILLIGAN An anti-transgender education bill proposed by One Nation’s Mark Latham and endorsed by NSW Parliament has been condemned as a war on trans and gender diverse young people. Latham recently introduced two bills to NSW Parliament that call into question the rights of the LGBTIQ+ community, with the Education Legislation Amendment (Parental […]

Inner West: Council to hold NSW Government accountable for contaminated WestConnex Park

By KATELYN MILLIGAN Inner West Council has called for the NSW Government to conduct an immediate investigation into potential contamination at WestConnex St Peters Interchange Park. Council will write to Premier Gladys Berejiklian and relevant Ministers to hold NSW Government accountable for the remediation, ownership and management of the toxic parkland within the Inner West […]

Bright future on the H3rizon for Sydney girl group

By Katelyn Milligan The Sydney based girl band H3rizon are determined to leave their mark on the music industry. From their distinctive sound that pushes pop-music boundaries, to increasing Asian representation and even signing with a crypto-based record label - the girl group is a force to be reckoned with. The three young ladies bring […]

Voluntary assisted dying debate reignited by NSW Parliament bill

By KATELYN MILLIGAN The euthanasia debate has been reignited by the release of a draft voluntary assisted dying bill by Member for Sydney Alex Greenwich in July. The bill will give adults suffering with neurodegenerative conditions or terminal illness that will cause death within six months or twelve months access to voluntary assisted dying. In […]

The demise of live music: Two iconic venues to be demolished

By Katelyn Milligan Some have dubbed it the end of an era, with two of Sydney’s live music institutions set to be demolished. A recent development proposal for Coogee Bay Hotel has called into question the future of its live music venue Selina’s. This announcement comes just months after the revelation that Frankie’s Pizza By […]

Returning ex-pats renew interest in Paddington housing market

By KATELYN MILLIGAN Returning ex-pats have fuelled the rising demand in Sydney’s eastern suburbs real estate. Following a recent surge in the property market, ANZ has raised its Sydney house price growth forecast to over 20 per cent, a stark difference from the average capital growth of 7.4 per cent over the past 40 years. […]

Annandale’s Federal Park skate park welcomed by community

By KATELYN MILLIGAN A new skate park and refurbished playground in Annandale's Federal Park was revealed by the City of Sydney earlier this month. Lord Mayor Clover Moore highlights the increase in skate parks around the City of Sydney as an incentive to move skaters away from the streets and into the parks. “Skating is […]

COVID can’t crack community spirit in St Peters

By KATELYN MILLIGAN Life in lockdown is not easy, but one small community is making it just that little bit more manageable. With some creative thinking and a sprinkle of positivity, St Peters community members are making the most of their situation. Countless acts of kindness are being undertaken throughout the community; from gifting cookies […]

Inner West Council finances fail to satisfy residents, survey reveals

By KATELYN MILLIGAN Some Inner West residents believe that council does not offer good value for money or manage their finances well. According to research found by Inependent Inner West Councillor John Stamolis, only 29% of residents believe Council offers good value for money, whilst only 1 in 4 believe that Council manages its finances […]

Callan Park’s $14 million dollar revitalisation project breaks ground

By KATELYN MILLIGAN Work has begun on the government’s $14 million revitalisation project at Callan Park. Renovations of key heritage buildings are near completion, and demolition is set for two dilapidated buildings on the waterfront in mid-August. The buildings were deemed non-heritage and intrusive and their removal aims to open up the parkland and its […]