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Shake-up for Clover’s spin doctors

Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore’s media team is set for a shake-up, with the Office of the Lord Mayor (OLM) advertising for a new Senior Communications Officer. In a job description posted on employment website Seek, the role was advertised as a fixed term contract to January 2017. "This is a rare opportunity to be […]

Clover feels the heat over bid to gag media

City of Sydney councillors from across the political spectrum have supported the Alternative Media Group of Australia, publishers of this newspaper, after representatives of Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore threatened legal action over a story published in City News on September 5. The story reported the experience of Surry Hills resident Luke Harper, whose 2011 […]

Publisher responds to Clover Moore’s threats

Lawrence Gibbons, Publisher of the Alternative Media Group of Australia, in response to Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore's threat to sue the company for defamation: As the lone, independent community newspaper in the City of Sydney, we believe it is our duty to fearlessly report all sides of a story. We also believe that there […]

Cycleway objection “irrelevant”, admits Lord Mayor’s office

A spokesperson for Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore has admitted staff in her office were in error when they linked a resident’s Development Application (DA) and his alleged opposition to the Bourke St cycleway. Surry Hills resident Luke Harper, owner of an historic four-storey terrace house on Bourke St, alleges his 2011 DA for home […]