What’s On – 287

July 21, 2016
Miles Franklin Award Hopefuls Visit Newtown The Miles Franklin Literary Award is considered one of the most prestigious accolades for Australian authors. Each year it attempts to recognise the novel of highest literary merit reflecting […]

Students take a stand for seabirds

May 26, 2016
Most seabirds have eaten or will eat plastic. This alarming research, from Chris Wilcox of the CSIRO, indicates seabirds are most likely to become extinct. Sharp plastics can puncture organs, some birds ingest bottle tops […]

Local News – 279

March 31, 2016
Bridging the digital divide Marrickville Council’s Cyber Seniors Program is finishing up its term at Marrickville High School, where the school has paired student volunteers with senior residents to learn computer skills. In the hour-long […]

Local news – 278

March 18, 2016
Easter fish markets extended easter trading hours The fishmongers at the Sydney Fish Market are currently preparing for their busiest day of the year, with more than 55,000 traders expected to come through the Markets […]

Local News – 254

March 25, 2015
Pilot program for skilled migrants Metro Assist (formerly Metro Migrant Resource Centre) has won a $450,000 partnership with a State Government pilot program. The SKILL ME pilot program will target skilled migrants, such as those […]