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Football Fans Flock To The Star For Champions League Final

As a stellar 2022 season comes to an end, football lovers can watch Liverpool take on Real Madrid for the UEFA Champions League Grand Finale on Sunday, May 29 from 4.30am at the 24/7 Sports Bar at The Star. Featuring an impressive 34m2 LED mega screen and a state-of-the-art surround sound system, The Star’s premium […]

First zero-COVID day since June

By ALLISON HORE Halloween wasn’t the only spooky occurrence over the weekend. In a scary departure from the usual state of affairs, Saturday saw zero new local acquired COVID-19 cases recorded across the whole country. In the 24 hours between 8pm on Friday and 8pm on Saturday night, there were no new locally acquired cases […]

Sydney smokers in a time warp

By Allison Hore While national smoking rates are on the decline, some parts of Sydney have smoking rates unmatched by the national average since the 1980s. The Australian Health Policy Collaboration, which comprises more than 50 leading health organisations in Australia, has set a target for 5 percent smoking rates by 2025. Currently the national […]

Love, war and property

By Michael Hitch Branco Macura, a gay man from Serbia, lost his partner, Milorad Adzic, in 2016. Now, after the death of his partner, Branco is fighting solicitors and community members in order to keep what is rightfully his. Branco is an Australian Army veteran and Milorad is a World War 2 veteran, and they […]