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Bunnings Tempe: Planning panel defers decision in win for the community

By PATRICK MCKENZIE Inner West councillors have unanimously supported a motion to conduct an independent risk assessment and feasibility review of proposed traffic lights near the site of the controversial proposed Bunnings store in Tempe. In passing a motion moved by councillor Mat Howard at a meeting last week, council resolved to “determine if safety […]

NSW Government: Playing ‘catch up’ with proposed Green Square Primary School

By KATELYN MILLIGAN The NSW Government’s proposed Green Square Primary School has been criticised for being too little, too late. The Government has recently announced plans to deliver a 600-place primary school to accommodate the growing enrolment demands of the Green Square area. Concerns have been raised by community members surrounding the demand it will […]

St Peters community demands school zone for their children

By KATELYN MILLIGAN The St Peters community has amplified calls for a school zone at the Campbell Street crossing after a vehicle running a red light almost hit two schoolchildren. Parents of St Peters Public School have lobbied for years to upgrade pedestrian safety and protect their children as they cross Campbell Street to attend […]

Clean sweep for Greens

BY WENDY BACON Greens MP for Newtown Jenny Leong recorded the highest vote ever for a Greens MP in a single member electorate in Australia in the NSW election last weekend. Leong recorded 46.8 per cent of the primary vote, with a small swing towards her from her 2015 result. In central Newtown around King […]

HEFFRON: Public transport a key election issue

BY ALLISON HORE Public transport is driving the debate in Heffron in the lead up to the state election on 23 March. The Heffron electorate encompasses suburbs in Sydney’s inner south from Redfern and Waterloo to Kensington and Tempe. Since the seat was established in 1973, it has been held by the Labor Party. In […]