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New campaign for Aboriginal affordable housing

Aboriginal community groups have come together to launch a campaign seeking government action and targets for Aboriginal affordable housing in the Redfern and Waterloo area. The petition launched by The Redfern Waterloo Alliance of Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations and Allies calls on the NSW government to commit to 10% Aboriginal Affordable Housing in all government […]

Curatorial+Co

It’s so uplifting to hear of a company in the arts that hasn’t been experiencing anxiety during COVID-19. When so many traditional art galleries were closing down, others were scrambling to fast track their online presence during the lockdown. But Curatorial+Co were already operating a digital platform, and were set up as a virtual gallery […]

Sydney Uni questions Redfern accessibility

By ALLISON HORE The University of Sydney has formally objected to Transport for NSW’s proposal for the new Southern Concourse at Redfern station. In a submission to the Department of Planning, Industry and the Environment, University of Sydney vice chancellor Michael Spence lodged objection to the proposal based on concerns about pedestrian safety on Little […]

Supergroup

When All Our Exes Live In Texas singer Georgia Mooney first envisioned the Supergroup concept it was meant to be a short-lived show. Originally debuting in April as part of an Artist In Residence program at Giant Dwarf Theatre the Supergroup saw a range of guests take to one stage together and combine their talents. […]

Taken for a ride

By JOAN HENSON Redfern, in Sydney’s inner-south, is a cycling hub and home to Sydney’s sixth busiest station. The cycling infrastructure from Redfern’s George Street connects Green Square with the city centre, and NSW state government policy is to include cycling paths in new developments. Urban Growth’s 2016 Central to Eveleigh Development Strategy is an […]

Housing Crisis, what crisis?

By John Moyle A recently released research paper claims Australian public housing is in crisis with a shortfall of 433,000 social housing units across the nation and 36,000 new units a year needed over the next 20 years to meet demand. Published by the independent Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, the paper also suggests […]

Secret Cities

Think you know your city? Secret Cities is here to test your local knowledge and challenge your suburban navigation skills with its one-of-a-kind scavenger hunts.  On June 30, the 2018 winter season of scavenger hunts kicked off in Redfern. Participants were sent all over Redfern to discover hidden gems such as little donut shops, tucked-away […]

Living dead in Green Square

By Rickie Hardiman More than 10,000 people have recently given the City of Sydney their feedback on where and when they would like to see late-night trading take place. There was strong support for trading hours across the city to increase more late-night trading areas in growing precincts like Green Square and more diverse late-night […]

Waterloo faces its waterloo

BY JOHN MOYLE The re-imaging of the Waterloo Estate is the largest social engineering experiment ever undertaken by the State of NSW in Sydney’s inner city area. It will also be one of the biggest real estate ker-chings into State coffers since the development and sell-off of Darling Harbour in the mid-eighties. The undertaking by […]

Wheely late: bike sheds backtracked for Redfern

BY GEORGIA CLARK Almost three years after they were initially promised by the state government, the cyclists of Sydney’s inner west are still awaiting the installation of secure bike sheds at Redfern station. The sheds were slated for installation almost two years ago, but were backtracked by Transport NSW despite being rolled out at other […]