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Pushing boundaries: changes proposed for Sydney electoral district

By ALLISON HORE The NSW Electoral Commission has released proposed new state electoral boundaries for NSW. On November 9th, the NSW Electoral Commission published their list of proposed district names and boundaries, which included changes to the Sydney electorate.  The proposed changes would mean most of Surry Hills, which is currently split across two state […]

Public housing pushed out

BY ALANA LEVENE Over the past five years, Barney Gardner has watched his Miller’s Point community slowly fall apart. The 69-year-old retired wharf worker knew his working-class suburb had little chance of survival when in 2014, the government announced the intended sale of 300 harbourfront public housing properties. Tenants in Millers Point, Dawes Point, and […]

Labor candidate dismisses forum as partisan

The Labor candidate for the seat of Sydney, Edwina Lloyd, has called out the Potts Point Partnership (PPP) and the Darlinghurst Business Partnership (DBP) for what she says was a “loaded debate”. Her dismissal of the legitimacy of the debate comes in light of the story published by City Hub last week which revealed that […]

Powerhouse Museum to be moved

Community members and politicians have slammed the state government’s decision to relocate the Powerhouse Museum to Parramatta. The announcement by Premier Baird and the Minister for Arts, Troy Grant, that the current site would be sold to developers came after months of speculation around its future. Yimmy Serfert, the Chair of the Ultimo Village Voice […]