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Saving a national treasure

By ALLISON HORE Living just a few steps away from the doors of a much-loved Sydney attraction has made this couple passionate defenders of it. Ultimo locals Patricia Johnson and Jean-Pierre Alexandre started the “Save the Powerhouse” campaign back in 2015, just following then Premier Mike Baird’s announcement the Powerhouse Museum in Ultimo would be […]

Wake up call for Sydney

By John Moyle This week Sydney music lovers were rocked when Sydney’s iconic venue The Basement closed it doors after 45 years of operation. A week earlier, in Kings Cross, a new jazz club barely made it to 45 minutes of existence as police and council harassment caused it to close on its second night […]

Bulwara Bushwacked Again

by John Moyle It seems that for the City of Sydney moving forward means putting the lever into reverse, as they have done to the residents of Bulwara Road in inner city Ultimo by overturning the decision to rescind a work zone. The battle between the residents of the narrow street, the City of Sydney, […]

Battle in Bulwara

BY JOHN MOYLE Local councils and developers are both prolific and usually untruthful when they describe areas as “village precincts”, but in the case of the residents living in and around Ultimo’s Bulwara Road, that is an apt description of their neighbourhood. The area consists of Victorian terraces, single story dwellings, re-purposed factories and ancient […]