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THE NAKED CITY – VANDALISM IN THE MODERN AGE

Depending on your interest in history or a preoccupation with garage music, the Vandals were either a rampaging group of barbarians accused of sacking and looting ancient Rome or a bunch of 80s punk rockers from Huntington Beach California. Both no doubt reaped havoc in their heyday but it is the Germanic tribe who trashed […]

NAKED CITY – TAG TEAM HUSTLING!

With Coffin Ed. A few weeks ago I made reference to the many fine historical photographs of Sydney that the City Council was now displaying on building sites throughout the city. Enlarged to mural size proportions and printed in evocative sepia, they are a wonderful reminder of what the city used to look like from […]

Graffiti crackdown paints the town beige

By Jonathan Mimo Waverley Council intends to crack down on graffiti after a spate of “incidents” across Bondi have left some residents upset. Liberal councillors Joy Clayton and Tony Kay put forward a motion at the February 18 council meeting to investigate how other neighbouring councils approach graffiti prevention. The motion also requested council to […]