‘Not the ideal renter’:Push for pet-friendly properties
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‘Not the ideal renter’:Push for pet-friendly properties

The NSW government is considering changing residential tenancy laws to give renters greater rights to own pets,as animal welfare advocates warn the housing crisis is forcing people to surrender animals.

  • byCaitlin Fitzsimmons

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Era of stranded Australians not over,as visa backlog hits home
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Era of stranded Australians not over,as visa backlog hits home

Sydneysider Tristan Ram is one of nearly 9000 permanent residents stuck outside Australia because of the delays choking the immigration system.

  • byCaitlin Fitzsimmons
The plan for 483 apartments next to a cathedral in historic Sydney district
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The plan for 483 apartments next to a cathedral in historic Sydney district

The development on a disused factory in Harris Park would be one of Sydney’s first major build-to-rent projects since state planning laws changed in 2021,but border nationally significant historic sites and a busy Maronite cathedral.

  • byCaitlin Fitzsimmons
NSW pushed to extend foster care to age 21 amid cost of living crisis
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NSW pushed to extend foster care to age 21 amid cost of living crisis

NSW will be the last jurisdiction in Australia where automatic state support for children in care ends at 18,despite Sydney having the highest cost of living.

  • byCaitlin Fitzsimmons
Is craft rum the next big thing?
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Is craft rum the next big thing?

Australians are not drinking more but they are drinking better,with a shift towards premium alcohol transforming wine,beer and now spirits.

  • byCaitlin Fitzsimmons
Redfern mural reminds us how women’s sport was driven out of town

Redfern mural reminds us how women’s sport was driven out of town

When the first women’s rugby league match was held in Sydney in front of 30,000 people in 1921,15-year-old Maggie Moloney from Redfern was an instant sensation.

  • byCaitlin Fitzsimmons
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‘My family was invisible’:April has filed a human rights complaint over the census
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‘My family was invisible’:April has filed a human rights complaint over the census

A LGBTIQ advocacy group says that the 2021 census failed to ask about sexual orientation,gender diversity and variations.

  • byCaitlin Fitzsimmons
‘A moral duty’:Cranbrook undertakes review after anti-Semitic reports

‘A moral duty’:Cranbrook undertakes review after anti-Semitic reports

Sydney private school Cranbrook’s school council has written to parents promising action after complaints about anti-Semitic bullying and other unacceptable behaviour by its students.

  • byCaitlin Fitzsimmons andLucy Carroll
‘I’ll stop your bloodline’:Anti-Semitism reports grow across Sydney schools
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‘I’ll stop your bloodline’:Anti-Semitism reports grow across Sydney schools

An allegation a Jewish boy was stuffed in a school locker to simulate a Nazi gas chamber comes amid a growing number of anti-Semitism incidents,says NSW Jewish Board of Deputies chief executive Darren Bark.

  • byCaitlin Fitzsimmons
‘A real bonus’:School sport now professionally filmed and live-streamed
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‘A real bonus’:School sport now professionally filmed and live-streamed

Classmates and families of regional competitors and professional sporting scouts are among the viewers tuning into live-streaming of school sports.

  • byCaitlin Fitzsimmons
Cranbrook School delayed acting on Nazi salutes,anti-Semitism,families say
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Cranbrook School delayed acting on Nazi salutes,anti-Semitism,families say

The Sydney private school was told of bullying and given video footage of a boy in uniform at school performing a Nazi salute but did not respond for over five weeks.

  • byCaitlin Fitzsimmons