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So called ‘long-COVID’ is not just a malaise confined to bodily health and mental well being. The effects of the pandemic and various lockdowns will be felt for years if not decades to come, despite the appearance of a somewhat superficial return to normality. One of the hardest areas hit has been the entertainment and […]

Callan Park under threat

BY ISOBEL RUSHE The Inner West Council is in limbo after an award-winning master plan for Callan Park was rejected by the NSW State Government late last month. The crucial need for a Master Plan for Callan Park arose after the site ceased being used as a psychiatric hospital, with the last remaining patients transferred […]

Camperdown to get controversial new hospital

  BY GEORGIA CLARK A legal loophole enabling developers to proceed with developments even if consent was received decades ago has caused concern that community consultation could be bypassed. The warning comes after a landmark decision in the Supreme Court was struck, ruling that a 20-year-old development consent received by Macquarie Health for a private […]