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Trapping pollution one truck at a time

Tweet Road transport operators with diesel trucks made before 2003 will be able to reduce particle emissions by applying for assistance through the Roads and Maritime Services (RMS). The NSW Ports Diesel Retrofit Program aims to improve the air quality of older modelled trucks at no cost to the operators who use Port Botany, the […]

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Climate debate heating up

Tweet Australia’s Climate Change strategy was on the minds of politicians and public figures at Sydney’s Parliament House last Friday, April 27. ‘Beyond The Carbon Price’ saw speeches including former Liberal leader John Hewson, Australian Council of Trade Unions President Ged Kearney and ALP National President Jenny McAllister. The night opened the 2012 Climate Action […]

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Photo Festival heads for Sydney

Tweet The world’s second largest festival will once again be spread across Sydney. Head On Photo Festival will see 200 photographic events held at 100 venues from the CBD to Penrith. “We have had a great response to the call for events,’ said Head On founder Moshe Rosenzveig. ‘We have spent many months sorting through […]

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Redfern youth wins award

Tweet A Redfern student has been awarded a $500 scholarship for helping children in the community. Eathan Philips, 16, was this year’s recipient of the Betty Makin Youth Awards and attends Alexandria Park Community School. Eathan was nominated by his school teacher Patricia Betar, for using his passion for Indigenous traditions and teaching performing arts, […]

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Selling on the streets

Tweet Residents, businesses and schools will be out on the streets this Saturday to sell furniture, books, clothes and vintage items as part of a massive city-wide market. The organiser of the Garage Sale Trail has set up a website on which vendors can register their garage sale. Shoppers can then use the website to […]

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Green expo for eco-friendly living

Tweet An annual exhibition showcasing companies that are launching a new brand or reinforcing existing brands that value sustainable living will be hosted at Moore Park this month. EcoXpo is a forum of sustainable companies and their customers that are interested in eco living. Event organiser, Aymeric Maudous, said there will be 7 main pavilions […]

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Raising funds to stop sex trafficking

Tweet About 10,000 Australian men visit the Asia pacific each year with the purpose of sexually exploiting children, 2,000 of which are convicted sex offenders. CEO of the Melbourne based organization, Bernadette McMenamin, set up the Child Wise twenty years ago after witnessing the extent of child sex abuse both in Australia and overseas during […]

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Green ideas aired at forum

Tweet EcoXpo is a forum of sustainable companies and their customers that are interested in eco living. EcoXpo has an annual exhibition showcasing companies that are launching a new brand or reinforcing existing brands that value sustainable living. Sydney will host the upcoming exhibition at Byron Kennedy Hall between Sat 12th and Sunday 13th May. […]

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Pyrmont family mourns for toddler

Tweet A road accident in Pyrmont resulting in the death of a fouryear- old girl last week has called into question the high-volume of traffic along Harris St. On Tuesday, April 24 the toddler, who was accompanied by her mother, strayed from the footpath near Harris and Quarry Streets. The girl was hit by a […]

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FBi president campaign’s for high density

Tweet FBI radio’s Cassandra Wilkinson has come a long way from working the night shift at the King’s Cross McDonalds during her university days. The co-founder of the Sydney radio station now hopes to lead the Labor party in the upcoming local government elections and become Sydney’s next mayor. The candidate grew up in Inner […]

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News briefs

Tweet Support for migrants An open forum at the state parliament tonight will address the challenges of migrant families as they settle into Australian life. ‘Growing the Family Tree’ is a joint partnership with the City of Sydney, Relationships Australia and Ethnic Communities’ Council of NSW, addressing common problems in multicultural communities. Academics, experts, writers […]

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Expecting a free range existence

Tweet A bill to stop egg companies who falsely market their products as free range has been introduced to NSW parliament by the Greens. The new bill would ensure that free-range chickens would be packed no more densely than 750 per hectare, they would receive natural food, be allowed to sleep, and have access to […]

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Shooting spurs community outrage

Tweet Last Tuesday hundreds gathered at NSW Parliament House to protest police brutality following the shooting of two teenage boys in Kings Cross in April. The boys were trying to flee police in a stolen vehicle when they hit two people, causing the police to open fire through the windscreen. The 14-year-old driver was hit […]

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The curious incident of the dogs in the night-time

Tweet Joadja, Jesse the dingo, Old Possum and I were sitting in the dark in Jo’s rainforest garden after she’d closed the café. The moon rose over the old terraces while we chatted intermittently,  tuning in to the rustle of leaves, the gentle chirping of crickets and the quiet hum of traffic on Sydney Street.

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Concrete Blonde *UPDATED*

Tweet The restaurant formerly known as Concrete Blonde might have kept the name, but it certainly has a new outlook on life; one more in keeping with the area and these times. They’ve brought in Emmanuel Benardos (ex-Grand National), who has a reputation as a restaurant fixer. He’s already worked his magic on the boozy […]

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