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Community outraged, Council disappointed – century old Vaucluse mansion demolished

By ASTON BROWN A culturally significant Vaucluse mansion has been demolished, prompting community backlash. Until recently, a Mediterranean-style 1920s mansion sat on the 1700 square metre block on Vaucluse Road, originally built for the Arnott biscuit family. Eastern Suburbs resident Anna Lynch says that more should be done to preserve old buildings in the area. […]

Political discussion on housing affordability “a win for young people”

By Lauren O'Connor   Soaring prices in the Sydney property market are causing "housing stress" for the younger generation, according to NSW peak body Youth Action. The City of Sydney has reviewed the outcomes of a public talk they held in early March to discuss the city’s housing crisis. The report concluded that many essential […]

Rising property prices stifle city’s creativity

By Mariana Podesta-Diverio The increasingly unaffordable property market in Sydney is having repercussions for artists who are struggling to find studio spaces. A quarterly report on house prices released by the Domain Group last week announced that the Australian property market is in a period of strong growth and Sydney is again leading with the […]