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Feminist Legal Clinic evicted for posting anti-trans website links

A “gender-critical” feminist legal service which refused to remove material from its website that is offensive to trans people has had its tenancy grant terminated by the City of Sydney, in a dispute between a group of radical feminists and the trans community and its allies.

  • by Jacqueline Maley

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Bondi Beach residents are lobbying for a ban on leaf blowers, which they say inflict psychological and health damage.

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Council elections postponed to December as NSW virus outbreak grows

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The elections planned for September 4 have been pushed back by three months for all NSW councils, in response to the state’s coronavirus crisis.

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Lawyer and executive Shauna Jarrett says her focus is on winning the Liberal Party three or four seats on the City of Sydney council.

  • by Matt O'Sullivan
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Deputy Premier ‘very disappointed’ at rejection of council demergers

Deputy Premier ‘very disappointed’ at rejection of council demergers

John Barilaro is at odds with his own government’s decision to reject proposals to split two amalgamated councils in south-west NSW.

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‘I got it wrong’: Sydney mayor regrets remarks in social media stoush

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  • by Megan Gorrey
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