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Community ‘united’ against amalgamations

By Lauren O'Connor   A protest against forced amalgamations near State Parliament last Thursday June 11 highlighted a “united position” against amalgamation, according to Greens spokesperson for local government David Shoebridge. Several state politicians supported the “Save Our Councils Coalition” rally including Labor’s local government spokesperson Peter Primrose MLC, member for Strathfield Jodi McKay, Christian […]

Political discussion on housing affordability “a win for young people”

By Lauren O'Connor   Soaring prices in the Sydney property market are causing "housing stress" for the younger generation, according to NSW peak body Youth Action. The City of Sydney has reviewed the outcomes of a public talk they held in early March to discuss the city’s housing crisis. The report concluded that many essential […]

“Urgent action needed” for Sydney’s housing crisis

By Lauren O’Connor A panel of housing and social sector experts have called on all levels of government to address a housing affordability “crisis” in Sydney. On March 12 the City of Sydney invited eight guests to discuss the social and economic impacts of falling rates of home ownership. John Daley of political policy think-tank […]