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Westconnex bottoms out

Inner West residents learned for the first time last week that the WestConnex Stage 3 tunnel between Haberfield and St Peters would be less than 20 metres under some of their homes. NSW Planning approved the project in April with only an ‘indicative route’. Since then residents have been waiting for a map. The final […]

Sydney rental woes to continue

By Vanessa Lim About 40 per cent of people in Sydney are now renting according to a 2018 study by the Committee for Sydney. The figure rises to over 50 per cent for people living near the heart of Sydney sparking concerns about housing affordability. Karen Walsh, the CEO of Shelter NSW said, “There’s nothing […]

Modern raises historic concerns

BY ANNA FREELAND The Development Application for the Sydney Modern project has received hundreds of submissions following its month-long public exhibition, which closed on 15 December. Among those objecting is a group of advocates for the Domain and the Royal Botanic Gardens (RBG), comprised of former RBG Trustees Ros Andrews and Gillian Appleton, urban designer […]