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North Sydney ratepayers fund mayor's Melbourne pool tour with daughter

North Sydney ratepayers fund mayor's Melbourne pool tour with daughter

Mayor Jilly Gibson has defended a ratepayer-funded group tour of Melbourne swimming pools with her daughter to guide the revamp of North Sydney Olympic Pool.

  • by Megan Gorrey

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Urban growth, climate change, social inequality key issues for Sydney
Clover Moore

Urban growth, climate change, social inequality key issues for Sydney

Lord mayor Clover Moore has called for planning to start on priorities that will shape the city for the next three decades.

  • by Megan Gorrey
Inner West Council to take no action over deputy mayor's alleged homophobic abuse
City life

Inner West Council to take no action over deputy mayor's alleged homophobic abuse

A neighbour of Julie Passas complained that she compared a rainbow flag adorning his front window to the ISIS flag for offensiveness.

  • by Jacob Saulwick
'This is not a good process': Sydney Metro's dual role angers locals
Property development

'This is not a good process': Sydney Metro's dual role angers locals

North Sydney is not short of office buildings - but the potential addition of this 42-storey commercial tower has locals fuming.

  • by Jacob Saulwick
Blue Mountains council: Inquiry to probe handling of asbestos crisis
Gabrielle Upton

Blue Mountains council: Inquiry to probe handling of asbestos crisis

A NSW government-backed inquiry will look into the council's handling of an asbestos crisis.

  • by Megan Gorrey
Dogged by development concerns, the government turns to parks
Animals

Dogged by development concerns, the government turns to parks

If you want a friend in politics, you get a dog. And if you’d like a couple of million, well, perhaps you’d build a dog park.

  • by Jacob Saulwick
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'Like Sherman tanks': Dueling stories emerge from Liberal Party brawl
Liberal Party

'Like Sherman tanks': Dueling stories emerge from Liberal Party brawl

Recriminations are flying among Liberal Party members in Sydney’s south and beyond following a brawl outside a café in Arncliffe on Monday.

  • by Jacob Saulwick
Pity Parramatta, victim of an elitist land grab
Opinion
Opinion

Pity Parramatta, victim of an elitist land grab

The Berejiklianistas are trashing inner and northern Sydney. But spare a thought for the west. In particular, Parramatta.

  • by Elizabeth Farrelly
'Incompetence, carelessness': Bizarre outcome as electoral funding laws changed
NSW election

'Incompetence, carelessness': Bizarre outcome as electoral funding laws changed

The law means that in Walcha, candidates will be able to spend $50 per voter. In the City of Sydney, it would be 25 cents per voter.

  • by Jacob Saulwick
Suburban revolt against medium density code spreads across Sydney
Planning

Suburban revolt against medium density code spreads across Sydney

Some councils have been accused of not understanding their own planning rules as the stoush continues over new medium density rules.

  • by Andrew Taylor
Time to take a breath: government hits brake on Sydney housing hotspot
Development

Time to take a breath: government hits brake on Sydney housing hotspot

State government puts the brakes on new housing proposals in one area, conceding rapid growth in apartments is outpacing infrastructure in parts of the city.

  • by Jacob Saulwick