Sydney

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More buses in disadvantaged areas better value than major transport projects, Australian research finds
Report finds states are failing to calculate financial benefits of smaller initiatives, including increased employment and social inclusion

Elias Visontay Transport and urban affairs reporter

02, Feb, 2023 @11:00 PM

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Three-year-old boy dies after being left in car in Sydney’s south-west
Investigation launched after report child was left in a vehicle in part of the the city where temperatures soared past 30 degrees

Guardian staff

02, Feb, 2023 @6:57 AM

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George Pell funeral: hundreds protest outside St Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney
LGBTQ+ protesters condemn cardinal’s record on same-sex marriage, women’s rights and protecting children from clergy abuse

Rafqa Touma

02, Feb, 2023 @6:53 AM

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A Broadcast Coup review – a wry #MeToo comedy with all too familiar characters
Melanie Tait draws from her own broadcast background in this witty study of a misbehaving radio host and his cut-throat nemesis – though not all the jokes land

Cassie Tongue

02, Feb, 2023 @3:25 AM

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George Pell’s personal secretary condemns protests as ‘tsunami of hate’ ahead of funeral
Joseph Hamilton reassures Catholics the protests are a mere ‘ripple’ as survivors of clergy abuse tie ribbons to fence around St Mary’s Cathedral

Christopher Knaus

01, Feb, 2023 @10:56 PM

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Mutiny on the Sydney commute: ‘pirate bus’ hits the road after privatisation leads to axed routes
Ken Wilson, whose crowdfunded service was created in frustration, says public transport needs to be in public hands

Jordyn Beazley, Elias Visontay and Tamsin Rose

01, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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The 10 best films at Sydney WorldPride: from Madonna to Nan Goldin and a steamy cowboy movie
A groundbreaking Pakistani film, coming-of-age gems and ‘the funniest, stupidest ride of your life’ are among a stellar screen program

Michael Sun

01, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Protest outside George Pell’s funeral to go ahead after police back away from attempted ban
Community Action for Rainbow Rights reach an agreement with NSW police outside of court to march along modified route

Rafqa Touma

01, Feb, 2023 @4:34 AM

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The best things to do in Sydney in February: our handpicked guide to the hottest tickets in town
From Sydney WorldPride parties to live music, great plays, and family-friendly events – here are the best things happening in your city in February

Michael Sun, Sian Cain, Steph Harmon, Janine Israel and Elissa Blake

31, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Flash flooding traps Sydney drivers in their cars after torrential rain hits city
SES called into action 19 times to free people from their vehicles and trains between Bankstown and the centre cancelled

Henry Belot

30, Jan, 2023 @10:11 AM

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Paddy’s market is a Sydney institution – don’t let them ruin it | Dom Knight
Bringing in a chic conference venue operator feels like the first step to making Chinatown blander and tamer – and who would want that?

Dom Knight

28, Jan, 2023 @4:06 AM

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Hubris & Humiliation review – this queer take on Jane Austen is startlingly good
Lewis Treston’s witty and polished play blends Regency language and Australian slang to deliver a dizzying amount of jokes and sizzling romantic tension

Cassie Tongue

26, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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