Giving voice to the needs of the people

Genevieve Zoe Murray heads the team drawing up an “alternative” master plan for the Waterloo Estate.

The nurses at the naval base encourage Nellie Forbush (offstage) “to wash that man right out of her hair” (Magnolia Minton-Sparke)

Sensational sell-out season for NHSPA’s South Pacific

A sell-out season of the Pultizer Prize-winning musical South Pacific was staged by Newtown High School of the Performing Arts in late March.

Easter – a time for action

For many seniors age is a source of identity and pride – and good humour (Photo: Supplied)

Growing older, doing more together

The creative possibilities of ageing were clear to all who joined in the festivities for the recent NSW Seniors Festival, a two-week celebration held in early March, and now in its 59th year. The festival (formerly NSW Seniors Week) is the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere, with up to 500,000 people taking part in more than 1,000 free or discounted events.


Video – U & Me

Harmony Day dawned grey this year – and rightly so. In the past 12 months, a rising tide of nationalism swept the Western world, and we have found that Australia is not immune.

The Old Fitzroy Hotel on Dowling Street (Photo: Supplied)

Will money have the last word in Woolloomooloo?

Louis Nowra’s new book Woolloomooloo: A Biography, explores the history, people and streets of one of Sydney’s most notorious and eclectic suburbs.

Local cafes for community

Film – Life

Theatre – Cold Light

Theatre – Under Milk Wood