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Oxford Street: Character and chaos from 1966 to 2022

Opinion by SUE HANLEY The main CBD night strip in 1966 stretched from the corner of Sussex and Liverpool Streets up Oxford Street and to what is now the Greenwood Hotel in Paddington. It was then the Greenwood Tree. This was a wonderful, edgy strip where a teenager just starting university life could discover her […]

Man, 23, in critical condition after Oxford Street brawl

By PATRICK MCKENZIE A 23-year-old man is in a critical condition with significant head injuries at St Vincent's Hospital after being allegedly punched in a brawl on Oxford Street, causing him to fall to the ground and strike his head. At about 12:35am on Saturday morning, emergency services attended a scene on Oxford Street following […]

Grassroots campaign pushes City of Sydney to save Oxford Street’s LGBT identity

By DOUGLAS MAGALETTI The City of Sydney has moved one step closer to protecting Oxford Street’s LGBTQI cultural and historical identity. On Monday, April 4, the City of Sydney held a committee meeting with community stakeholders to discuss the framework for the long-sought protection of Oxford Street’s LGBTQI identity, culture, and history. Under the Oxford Street […]