Politics

Yes Gladys, show more compassion – and some steel

 

· Friday, May 17, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

One thing the new government could do to reduce suicide would be to “re-position” itself in relation to the poker machine industry.

Parties need to ‘bring it’ to election

 

· Wednesday, March 20, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

It’s that time of the election cycle again when the various parties promise funds for varying issues across the community.

Responsible citizens

 

· Friday, August 12, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

Perhaps it is dawning on us that the problems in our world are becoming too great to be left in the hands of a few to solve. I’ve…

Tula Tzoras (Online Direct Democracy) – Sydney electorate candidates 2016

 

· Friday, June 10, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

The SSH posed eight questions to the candidates announced by May 24, 2016. The responses of those who replied are included here. Infrastructure In my opinion, with regard…

Tanya Plibersek (Labor) – Sydney electorate candidates 2016

 

· Friday, June 10, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

Infrastructure Investment in public infrastructure is critical for Australia now and into the future. A Shorten Labor government is committed to investment to achieve liveable cities – cities…

Sylvie Ellsmore (The Greens) – Sydney electorate candidates 2016

 

· Friday, June 10, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

Infrastructure Successive state and federal governments have failed to plan and build the infrastructure we need to ensure our cities are liveable and equitable as it grows. This…

Peter Boyle (Socialist Alliance) – Sydney electorate candidates 2016

 

· Friday, June 10, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

The SSH posed eight questions to the candidates announced by May 24, 2016. The responses of those who replied are included here.

Sydney Electorate – redistribution changes

 

· Friday, June 10, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

In 2013, sitting member Tanya Plibersek, Deputy Leader of the Opposition, was elected with a two-party preferred margin of 14.7 per cent. In the latest boundary redistribution, the seat of Sydney became slightly less safe for Labor, but still very safe.

No refugee crisis in Australia

 

· Sunday, November 15, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

 

Horror, hope and humanity were the themes that dominated the Refugee and Asylum Seeker Rights Symposium held at Customs House.

Community rallies to save beloved pub

 

· Friday, August 21, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

 

ALEXANDRIA: Residents were shocked to learn that a Development Application had been lodged to demolish the iconic Alexandria Hotel and replace it with a block of 28 apartments. Only residents within a 50-metre radius were directly informed by Council. Fortunately, residents were able to use social media to spread the word more widely. Among the first to do so was Alex Robinson, who set up the Facebook group “Save the Alex pub”.