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NSW Government: Bill condemned for obstructing women’s reproductive rights

By KATELYN MILLIGAN The NSW Government’s introduction of a foetal personhood bill to NSW Parliament has been criticised for setting a dangerous precedent, clashing with women’s rights. The proposed amendments are a diluted version of “Zoe’s law” - a controversial foetal personhood bill that has been pushed for over a decade to consider the mother […]

COVID NSW: Vaccinations given to Sydney’s most vulnerable in Ashfield

By KATELYN MILLIGAN 157 Pfizer vaccinations were administrated to homeless people most at risk during the COVID-19 pandemic by The Rev Bill Crews Foundation in Ashfield on the 13th of July. One of society’s most vulnerable groups were left behind by the Federal Government’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan, with charities such as The Rev Bill […]

Removal of direct bus link from Leichhardt to USYD could create dislocation

By KATELYN MILLIGAN The Inner West Council has objected to the NSW government’s plans to modify the 370 bus service to run only between the University of Sydney and Coogee. Council claims that the 370 service no longer operating between the University of Sydney and Leichhardt would create significant dislocation to the Inner West. Transport […]

St Peters parklands meant to compensate for WestConnex are contaminated, says environmental scientist

By KATELYN MILLIGAN An environmental scientist is calling for an independent contamination assessment into landfill offered by the NSW government as potential parklands to ‘compensate’ for WestConnex to the St Peter’s community. The proposed hilltop park at the southwestern end of the St Peters Interchange was previously a highly polluted landfill site which contained contaminants […]

Historic Forest Lodge Home Saved from Redevelopment

By KATELYN MILLIGAN A wealthy couple has bought one of Forest Lodge’s oldest homes, saving it from re-development. It is believed that the new owners of the $4.62 million home intend to restore the Victorian Regency structure for use as a private home. This comes as a relief to the inner-city community after previous attempts […]

St Peters community demands school zone for their children

By KATELYN MILLIGAN The St Peters community has amplified calls for a school zone at the Campbell Street crossing after a vehicle running a red light almost hit two schoolchildren. Parents of St Peters Public School have lobbied for years to upgrade pedestrian safety and protect their children as they cross Campbell Street to attend […]