Green open space is critical for our health. Spaces can take many forms including community gardens, which bring neighbours together as they grow fresh food and enjoy time together. Photo: Susan Thompson

Green spaces under threat

Government plans for the redevelopment of the Waterloo public housing estate, with a population increase from about 2,000 to 10,000, will see the large open space at Waterloo…

Women's Day Event Calls for Action

Women’s Day event calls for action to stop violence

In celebration of the 104th International Women’s Day, the United Nations Association of Australia (UNAA) hosted a public event, featuring a number of speakers discussing the issues facing women all over the world today. The event, which was held at the NSW Parliament House thanks to NSW Shadow Minister for Women, Sophie Cotsis MLA, focused around the theme of International Women’s Day 2016, which was “Together We Can Stop the Violence Against Women”. 

Eyes wide shut, full speed ahead

A turtle swims over the bleached coral at Heron Island on the Great Barrier Reef, February 2016     Photo: XL Catlin Seaview Survey

White reefs – Nature’s cry for action on climate change

When Tony Fontes set off from California in 1980 his plan was to travel the world as a back-packing dive instructor. But his first stop was the Whitsundays and that was it. …


Save our trees



Junior Basketball Camp

Footy tipsters in a spin


Basic and binding

WATERLOO: A new exhibition at the Orchard Gallery showcases sculptural work by participants in Saturday art classes at the South Sydney Uniting Church. Mud, Paper, Glue has been lovingly curated by Catherine Skipper and Jovana Terzic.  

“Kennedy Hill”, 2016 Photo: Ingetje Tadros

Confronting images – say No to community closures

Ingetje Tadros, a Dutch woman who moved to Broome 12 years ago with her Egyptian husband to establish a café, is also a highly talented photographer. Five years ago Tadros picked up the camera and recorded what she saw in the Indigenous communities in and around Broome. The results are strong and confronting to a population who believe their government is doing all it can for Aboriginal people. 

Food for thought in No Meat May

Film Review by Lindsay Cohen