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In case you hadn’t noticed, last Saturday was declared ‘Freedom Day’ with hundreds of anti-lockdown protestors confronting police in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth. In Brisbane signs were displayed evoking a Trumpian ideology of “Make Australia Great Again” along with an appropriated “Freedom Matters.” In every city the relatively small number of demonstrators comprised […]

Allianz Stadium’s top secret plans

BY SOPHIE STOCKMAN Community members are being kept in the dark about important issues associated with the $729 million Allianz Stadium redevelopment project. The Sydney Cricket Ground Trust (SGCT) privately owns the Allianz Stadium site, unlike stadiums at Olympic Park and Parramatta, which come under the NSW government. Saving Moore Park president, Michael Waterhouse, has […]

Learning to love the bin chicken

BY JOHN MOYLE It is rare when city dwellers don’t get excited about being in close proximity to our native wildlife going about their struggle for survival in our urban wilderness, unless the species is the Australian white ibis. Few creatures of any description have garnered more rancor and derision than the ibis. The white […]