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Paula Masselos returns as Waverley Mayor, Elaine Keenan as deputy behind Labor and Greens backing

By DANIEL LO SURDO Incumbent Waverley Mayor Paula Masselos returned to her posting last night after support from fellow Labor councillors and the Greens helped to defeat Liberal challenger Will Nemesh for the mayoralty. Cr Masselos achieved a majority through the support of the four Labor councillors (including herself) and Green Crs Dominic Wy Kanak, […]

City of Randwick Council election prediction

By EVA BAXTER *The NSW Electoral Commission will not begin declaring candidates elected until December 20th. The ALP leads the Randwick City Council election in every ward besides South ward, where Independent Noel D'Souza has most of the vote so far. Competition is tight in West ward, with the Greens and Our Local Community neck […]

Yvonne Weldon on NAIDOC Week in the inner-city

By DANIEL LO SURDO Unfortunately for Yvonne Weldon, the COVID-19 outbreak means that she will be forced to observe NAIDOC Week this year much the same as the last: indoors. Dreary aesthetics aside, Weldon contends that no lockdown could dampen the community spirit that remains at the core of NAIDOC Week, which will run from […]