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Coogee electorate profile

By ALLISON HORE Now only a few days away, the State election has reached its final leg. While some seats are already safe enough to call, polling at other marginal seats will be watched carefully over the weekend. Coogee, in the eastern suburbs of Sydney, is one such seat. It includes Randwick, Coogee, Clovelly, Bronte, […]

Light rail project off the rail

By Allison Hore A report detailing findings from the Public Accountability Committee’s inquiry into the Light Rail project’s impact was released last week, revealing the “profoundly experienced” effects of the project. The parliamentary inquiry was set up in May last year to investigate the impact of the CBD and South East Light Rail project on […]

Violent feuds destroying families

BY JADE MORELLINI The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has released its first comprehensive report, Family, domestic and sexual violence in Australia 2018, which sheds light on the devastating truth behind violence in Australia. This report unites information from over 20 different major data sources to reveal a drastic increase in family and […]

Amalgamation blues

BY JADE MORELLINI The festive season is meant to be a time of giving, but that’s not the case for the State Government, which has reneged on their promise to reimburse Waverley, Woollahra and Randwick District Councils of $1,068,996 for the merger preparation costs. On the 27th July, the NSW State Government announced all proposed […]

Randwick opposes park price hike

By Miriam Webber Randwick Council has pledged to support the campaign against rising fees for school hire of Centennial Parklands. Councillors from all parties pledged unanimous support on Tuesday June 23 for a motion to lobby state ministers for a guarantee of affordable fees. The motion was petitioned to Council by local action group Save […]

Council bringing new life to Coogee Bowling Club

By Georgia Fullerton Randwick Council voted unanimously to develop Coogee Bowling Club at their last council meeting on Tuesday June 23, despite community concerns. Planned renovations to the club will transform the ground floor into a fitness centre and replace the existing conference room with a billiard room. The club sits in a recreational area […]