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How dangerous are smoke stacks?

Smoke stacks (also called exhaust stacks, pollution stacks or ventilation stacks) have been in the news recently regarding both the WestConnex toll road and the Beaches Link. But what are they, and could they be harmful?

Government, Labor must scrap toll road obsession

The government’s latest smoke stack for the Western Harbour Tunnel will combine with those planned for WestConnex to make Rozelle the epicentre of air pollution in Sydney.

Light rail works: WestConnex won't

Media reports that a detailed plan for light rail along Parramatta Road has been scrapped by the government.

Powerhouse campaign at a crossroads

Recent news reports have confirmed the success of the community campaign for an iconic cultural facility to be built in Western Sydney without selling the Powerhouse Museum in Ultimo.

Over 5000 Passengers Sign Petition Against Bus Sell Off During Day Of Action

THOUSANDS of passengers signed a petition opposed to the state government’s plan to privatise State Transit buses across the inner west.

Bay Residents Say Plans Are Fishy

The iconic Sydney Fish Markets will be relocated and receive a much-needed facelift starting in 2018, which the Berejiklian Government has proudly announced as a guaranteed attraction for “more tourists and locals”.

Clean air too expensive: government

State MP for Balmain Jamie Parker has condemned the government’s long delayed report on shore to ship power at the White Bay Cruise Terminal.

Progress on cleaning up corruption

The ICAC Committee of the NSW Parliament is now holding an inquiry into my proposed law to improve legal protections for people who come forward to blow the whistle on corruption.

Community building partnership grants 2017

Applications are now open for local not-for-profit groups to apply for funding through the 2017 Community Building Partnership program. 

Hundreds turn out for buses

Over 300 people turned out on Monday night for a public meeting in Leichhardt to support passengers and staff affected by the proposed sell off of Inner West bus routes.

Malek Jandali in concert for Refugee Week

A very special concert for Refugee Week.

Help artisans in Burma

A social enterprise from Balmain needs your help to support poor communities in Myanmar.

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