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Suburbs of Sydney

Republic 2, Sydney

What is it? A landmark of modernism that has changed the way Sydneysiders think about apartment living.

Sunday, 4 March, 2012, 12:00am

Suitcase-of-cash man faces court

A Hong Kong man accused of abandoning a suitcase stuffed with more than A$500,000 (HK$3.79 million) in a Sydney cafe on Tuesday appeared in court in Australia yesterday.

26 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Bonus floor area used to inflate project sizes

Developers have been inflating the gross floor area of projects by as much as 112 per cent in recent years - and now the public seems to have had enough.

The developers do so by exploiting grants of bonus floor area in return for providing car parks and clubhouses and incorporating so-called green features.

31 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Medusa, Sydney

What is it? A tiny, eclectic boutique hotel disguised as a typical (if not brightly coloured) Sydney terrace house, Medusa is located in one of the city's most thriving neighbourhoods, Darlinghurst.

13 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Bondi Lad can keep the ball rolling for red-hot Prebble

Brett Prebble's golden run in the absence of the suspended Douglas Whyte is not about to end just yet and Bondi Lad should add to the tally in tonight's Manawatu Racing Club Challenge Trophy (1,000m) at Happy Valley.

13 May 2009 - 12:00am

The red lights go out in raunchy Kings Cross


28 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Incessant push of Sydney suburbia makes Chinese gardening life a hard row to hoe


They are an incongruous sight - elderly Chinese men and women in traditional woven hats bent over rows of vegetables, right in the heart of Sydney.

It's a snapshot of a bygone era, a remnant of the days when the harbour city was able to feed itself.

1 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Balmain, Sydney

Sydneysiders talk about Balmain as if it were the world's remotest city, complaining the peninsula suburb is amazingly hard to reach.

19 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Surry Hills and Darlinghurst, Sydney

It's hard to believe Surry Hills and Darlinghurst were once Sydney's grittiest districts and home to the city's most dangerous and undesirable characters. These days, the most dangerous things are the BMWs and Vespas rushing through the narrow streets.

15 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Fortunes still await in New Gold Mountain


The Chinese footprint in Sydney is growing ever larger. Australia's latest census shows that the Chinese are at the forefront of a trend in which the harbour city is becoming more ethnically diverse.

5 Jul 2007 - 12:00am