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'The city has lost its soul': criticism of 'dreary' Sydney hits home

'The city has lost its soul': criticism of 'dreary' Sydney hits home

Sydney is a city that has “lost its soul”, “ruined” by over-development, expensive real estate, and poker machines.

  • by Andrew Taylor & Caitlin Fitzsimmons

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'Complete failure': The $17 million public art cost blowout
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'Complete failure': The $17 million public art cost blowout

What could've been Australia's most expensive public artwork has been cancelled after delays and concerns about costs.

  • by Julie Power
Indigenous soldiers out of the shadows

Indigenous soldiers out of the shadows

William Joseph Punch's story is no different from the individual tragedies of the 210,000 Australians killed or wounded in the First World War – but for one key aspect.

  • by Nick Galvin
From Russia with love, Masters of Modern Art from the Hermitage at AGNSW
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From Russia with love, Masters of Modern Art from the Hermitage at AGNSW

Regardless of what Canberra thinks of Vladimir Putin, or what he thinks of us, we can all agree on the merits of Matisse and Picasso.

  • by John McDonald
Rush seeks 'millions' in damages from Daily Telegraph
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Rush seeks 'millions' in damages from Daily Telegraph

Geoffrey Rush "may never work again" and should be awarded "substantial" damages if the Federal Court finds he was defamed, his barrister said.

  • by Michaela Whitbourn
Meet the new head of the Powerhouse Museum
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Meet the new head of the Powerhouse Museum

Lisa Havilah has been appointed chief executive of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences.

  • by Linda Morris
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Phuong Ngo pieces together the past imperfect

Phuong Ngo pieces together the past imperfect

Phuong Ngo understands there are few missions as futile as trying to recreate the past.

  • by Neha Kale
'Reckless, cruel irresponsibility': Rush barrister slams Telegraph
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'Reckless, cruel irresponsibility': Rush barrister slams Telegraph

The barrister acting for Geoffrey Rush has described articles about the actor as "the most recklessly irresponsible" journalism to come before the courts.

  • by Michaela Whitbourn
Judge in Rush trial takes aim at 'bad pun' in 'King Leer' headline
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Judge in Rush trial takes aim at 'bad pun' in 'King Leer' headline

The judge hearing the Geoffrey Rush defamation case said a "bad pun" in a headline may have undermined a story that "emphasised" his denials of inappropriate behaviour.

  • by Michaela Whitbourn
Judge 'grapples' with why Rush would have been 'potentially destructive' on-stage
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Judge 'grapples' with why Rush would have been 'potentially destructive' on-stage

The presiding judge in the Rush defamation trial said he was "grappling" with why the actor would have touched a co-star on stage for his "own sexual gratification".

  • by Michaela Whitbourn
Eryn Jean Norvill had 'no motive' to lie about Rush: court
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Eryn Jean Norvill had 'no motive' to lie about Rush: court

The young actor who has accused Geoffrey Rush of sexual harassment had no motive to lie and "desperately wanted to stay out of the limelight", a court heard.

  • by Michaela Whitbourn