Editorial

Guest Editorial: Industry-speak, bureaucracy and other catastrophes

 

· Thursday, November 10, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

Ross Smith, South Sydney Herald’s Volunteer Coordinator and distributor passed away suddenly on October 4.

Guest Editorial – Waterloo fog may be about to lift 

 

· Sunday, October 9, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

LAHC and Family and Community Services (FACS) with support from UrbanGrowth will commence the master planning process, including engagement and consultation, late in 2016. FACS will prepare a…

Guest Editorial – Grandmothers urge: ‘Stop the child abuse’

 

, and · Friday, September 9, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

Let recently elected members of the Federal Parliament hear your voice.

GUEST EDITORIAL Torture of children – not in my name

 

· Friday, August 12, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

Who was this done to? The nation’s children, almost all of them Aboriginal. These actions are criminal, show a chronic system failure, and must wake the country from…

Editorial: A common celebration of place

 

· Thursday, July 7, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

With reference to Brexit and to the rise of Donald Trump in the US, and in view of our own tumultuous political scene, Waleed Aly writes of “the declining purchase of mainstream parties on our political imaginations” (SMH, July 2-3, 2016). The July federal election results will not be finalised for some days, but one trend seems clear – voters are disillusioned with the major parties whose adherence to modern global liberalism leaves an increasing number of people feeling the establishment (political class) has no genuine interest in their well-being.

Shift to renewable energy

 

· Wednesday, June 8, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

Candidates for the seat of Sydney express support for action on climate change, including major public investment in renewable energy technologies. The SSH applauds these commitments. We also support the 66 people arrested at Newcastle, participants in an international month of nonviolent direct action to protest and disrupt fossil fuel industries, the primary cause of global warming.

Save our trees

 

· Monday, May 2, 2016 · 2 Comments 

 

On Sunday evening May 1, we sat looking up at a majestic Moreton Bay Fig tree on the corner of Alison Road and Anzac Parade, Moore Park. Its…

Editorial

 

· Thursday, April 7, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

Professor Lumbard is the editor of Islam, Fundamentalism, and the Betrayal of Tradition (World Wisdom, 2004), a collection of essays examining the religious, political and historical factors that…

Sex and gender diverse museum a worthy prospect

 

· Monday, March 14, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

Three years ago the SSH published a story by Libby Hogan on a pop-up museum showcasing the history of the sex and gender diverse Mardi Gras Parade and Party. The museum included original newspaper clippings, photographs, videos and costumes highlighting the changing face of Mardi Gras over the years.

The need for affordable housing

 

· Friday, February 5, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

Affordable housing refers to “reasonable” housing costs in relation to income. A common benchmark is that affordable housing is housing that does not absorb more than 30 per…