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Push to preference Aboriginal flag over Australian fails in Sydney council

By MARCUS HAAR An amendment to an Inner West Council motion calling on the Aboriginal flag to take precedence over the NSW and Australian flags on council buildings was defeated this month. The original motion, which was moved by mayor Darcy Byrne in a mayoral minute, called on council to assemble a public forum on […]

Harbour Bridge reopens after multi-vehicle car crash and fire stalls traffic across Sydney

By DANIEL LO SURDO All lanes were reopened on the Harbour Bridge at about 10:15 on Monday morning after a three-vehicle crash and subsequent fire had closed the bridge in both directions and had caused major traffic congestion throughout Sydney. Emergency services were called to the Bradfield Highway at Millers Point at about 7:10am on […]

City prepares for ‘line in the sand’ New Year’s Eve celebrations

By DANIEL LO SURDO The City of Sydney has finalised plans for New Year’s Eve celebrations that Lord Mayor Clover Moore hopes will be a ‘line in the sand’ for Sydneysiders after almost two years living with the COVID-19 pandemic.  After the pandemic interrupted celebrations last year, the City has reverted back to most of […]

Lights out over Sydney for Earth Hour

By ALLISON HORE If you couldn’t get down to the harbour and watch it light up on New Year’s Eve why not get down to the harbour and watch the lights go out for Earth Hour? This Saturday the 27th of March, at 8:30pm local time, millions of people around the world will turn off […]


Think of some of the classic movie locations of all time and you might immediately recall the mean streets of New York City, the boulevards of Paris or the historic precincts of Rome. All have been the urban film sets of some of cinema’s greatest classics. Sydney, on the other hand, can’t quite match its […]

City of Sydney shows her age

BY ISABELLE BASTIAN The City of Sydney Council has compiled Our City: 175 years in 175 objects, a major exhibition of 175 objects representing Sydney’s past, to celebrate the council’s 175th anniversary. The exhibition shows the immense growth of the city from 1842 until the present. “Sydney has transformed from a penal colony in 1788 […]

Opera Bar

As luck would have it, I chose to try the Opera Bar’s new weekend breakfast menu on one of the only rainy days we’ve had this season. Though even in the rain, the panoramic view stretching from the Sydney Opera House to the Sydney Harbour Bridge is nothing to be shrugged at.