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  1. What I Did For Love

    A solo cabaret show called What I Did For Love, will be playing at El Rocco, Potts Point on May 10th and 11th. The show is written by and featuring Sydney actor Anne Wilson, who will be accompanied by musical director Steven Kramer on piano. Anne recently toured the show down to the Melbourne Fringe [...]

  2. WA Minister Redman’s GM silence

    By Sheshtyn de Souza While Australians have been preoccupied with the cricket and what Elle Macpherson was wearing at this week’s Golden Globes, a more subtle (and arguably less attractive) debate has surfaced once again regarding genetically modified foods. With a Farmer Protection Bill to be introduced by the Greens early this year, Pyrmont Village contacted [...]

  3. Allan Joyce and Qantas : CEO Behaving Badly !

    Allan Joyce the CEO of Qantas has just announced that he is grounding the airline. What a terrible decision to take, given that he is in the midst of negotiations with the unions over the future of this once proud airline. If I and the rest of the travelling public thought that the Qantas brand [...]

  4. The Fight for Organic

    By Sheshtyn de Souza A Western Australian farmer is getting ready for the battle of a lifetime. Steve Marsh is a soft-spoken organic farmer from Kojonup, a town located 250km south east of Perth. Marsh talks to me over the phone in timid, diminutive tones, and despite being quite talkative about his situation, he trails [...]

  5. Affordable Fast Broadband for all is a Great Thing – NBN

    I was initially against the NBN, primarily because of the fact that the infrastructure that came with it, could have been used to enable Senator Conroy’s Orwellian Internet Censorship agenda. However after giving the matter more consideration, I feel that the NBN, could really revolutionise the way we communicate and do business in this country.  [...]

  6. Children Released from Detention Centres : Great Start

    I am exceedingly heartened to hear that the Federal government has discovered a spine and decided to release hundreds of children and vulnerable family groups from immigration detention. This is a solid start. We can build on this. The Immigration Minister says they’ll be moved gradually into community-based accommodation over the next nine months. Chris [...]

  7. Freedom Flotilla with Supplies for Gaza

    Five ships carrying hundreds of activists set off on the last leg of a mission to deliver tonnes of aid to the blockaded Gaza Strip early on Sunday, a legal adviser to the Free Gaza Movement told AFP. “Five ships left Cypriot waters this morning at around 5:00 am (0200 GMT),” Audrey Bomse said, adding [...]

  8. Tim Flannery Talks to Pyrmont about Clean Coal

    Tim Flannery is an amazingly talented Australian, a respected scientist, best selling author, and environmental activist all rolled into one. I have always wanted to read The Weather Makers, however, for some reason or other have not managed to get around to it. Finally last Monday night I got the chance to hear Tim Flannery [...]

  9. Pyrmont Events: Food for the Future Fair in Chippendale

    The Food for the Future Fair has been initiated to link consumers with local producers to improve the freshness of food and save on fuel costs. Take an enjoyable stroll or bike ride from Pyrmont to this event in Chippendale, and help support sustainable communities – and of course join in the fun! At the [...]

  10. 5 Tips for a Greener Pyrmont Doggie

    For those of you Pyrmont residents who have a doggie that forms a special part of your family, it is important to think about how you can reduce the carbon footprint of your four-legged furry friend. Here are some suggestions, some of which have been provided by our friends at Alternative Consumer: Bag your doggie’s [...]