Roadtest: Gone fishing

November 18, 2016
Lucky for the Inner West, Parramatta River provides the opportunity for fishing without having to travel too far from home. Since prawn trawlers were removed from the river almost ten years ago, local fish populations […]

Round up, round up

October 28, 2016
Lucia Moon explains why chemicals are risky business. The annual Canada Bay Chemical CleanOut event is coming up on November 5. The service provides a way for inner west household members to dispose of their […]

Bay bitch: Ablution absolute

October 21, 2016
Recently at The Art Gallery of NSW I was transfixed with one of the art works displayed as a part of the Wynne prize exhibition called ‘The Solid Mandala’, by Imants Tillers. The lower half […]

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 […]

Bay bitch: bottled up

March 17, 2016
I can’t remember the moment when bottled water became a necessity to take on all walks, whether it be a ten-minute stroll to the shops or a power walk around the Bay. I do recall […]