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Darlinghurst summer streets finale to cap off successful al fresco inner city festival series

By DANIEL LO SURDO The final Sydney summer streets event will take place in Darlinghurst on Saturday following successful events across the inner city. The City reaffirmed on Thursday morning that the summer streets event would be going ahead on Saturday, saying that the area on Stanley Street between Crown Street and Yurong Street would […]

New cycleways in Oxford and Liverpool Street approved by City of Sydney councillors

By SEJA AL ZAIDI The City of Sydney has officially approved the introduction of two new cycleways in the inner city, with the Oxford and Liverpool Street cycleways set to service multiple areas and create linkages across different geographical parts of the city.  The motion was ushered in during the first council meeting of the […]

‘Net benefit for everyone’: City of Sydney waives all outdoor dining permits until June

By SEJA AL ZAIDI The City of Sydney will continue to waive all outdoor dining permit fees until June 2022, following the success of the free, fast-tracked application process launched in December 2020.  As well as enlivening the inner-city, the new initiative has allowed venues to conduct business in a more ventilated and COVID-safe manner. […]

Liberals retain two seats at City of Sydney despite departures of Chung, Forster

By DANIEL LO SURDO City of Sydney candidates Shauna Jarrett and Lyndon Gannon have both been elected to retain the Liberal's two-seat presence following the departures of previous party representatives Craig Chung and Christine Forster. Election results released by the NSW Electoral Commission comes after the Liberals, who control the majority in both NSW and […]

Sydney Electorate Profile

By ALLISON HORE With the state election just two weeks away now, the race for Sydney approaches the finish line. The seat of Sydney covers the City of Sydney council area and its surrounding suburbs. It includes the Sydney CBD, Pyrmont, Darlinghurst, Potts Point, Woolloomooloo, Paddington, Woollahra and parts of Ultimo and Surry Hills. It’s […]

Elections 2019: The race for Balmain

BY ALLISON HORE While the race for Balmain heats up between Labor and the Greens, the Liberal Party’s candidate is missing in action. The electoral district of Balmain encompasses the Leichhardt Council area, which includes Balmain, Leichhardt, Lilyfield, Annandale and Rozelle, as well as Glebe and part of Ultimo in the City of Sydney. Running […]