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Jamie Parker, candidate and new father

BY KYLE HUWALDT Running a campaign for State Parliament is very difficult, but becoming a father is even harder. Jamie Parker, the state MP for Balmain and incumbent Greens candidate, recently welcomed his four-month-old daughter into this world at the beginning of his re-election run. We asked Jamie, who lives in Rozelle with his partner, […]

Glebe Public School to be fleeced

BY KYLE HUWALDT A vital educational not-for-profit organization operating out of Glebe Public School has just been slapped with a new licensing agreement by the Department of Education (DoE), which is demanding it pay $31,000/yr rent to the State Government. The OSHC (Out of School Hours Care) program is called Centipede. Because Centipede catered to […]

Candidate Profile: Laura White (Keep Sydney Open)

By KYLE HUWALDT Laura White is a 3rd generation citizen of Newtown, Sydney, NSW. For the past six years Laura has worked in Newtown’s travel industry, but has also worked with the clubs, party venues, dancers and DJs that constitute Sydney’s nightlife. When asked about her political experience, she said, “I am not a politician: […]

Sydney Electorate Profile

By ALLISON HORE With the state election just two weeks away now, the race for Sydney approaches the finish line. The seat of Sydney covers the City of Sydney council area and its surrounding suburbs. It includes the Sydney CBD, Pyrmont, Darlinghurst, Potts Point, Woolloomooloo, Paddington, Woollahra and parts of Ultimo and Surry Hills. It’s […]

Candidate profile: Noel D’Souza & James Cruz

Candidate profile: Noel D’Souza By KYLE HUWALDT Running as an independent in the race for Maroubra is former Mayor of Randwick Noel D’Souza. Mr. D’Souza has lived in Matraville for 35 years, where he attended public school and eventually worked as a local chemist. He considers himself a family man and someone whose previous occupation […]