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Posted 22 Feb 2017 @ 11:49am

February 24, 2017 marks the three-year anniversary of Sydney's controversial lockout laws. 


In that time, Sydney has seen venues close, the streets empty and protest movements like Keep Sydney Open blossom. But after three years of lockouts, what comes next? JOSEPH EARP reports.



Locked Out For Good: 

Sydney’s Dying Businesses


Posted 15 Feb 2017 @ 1:54pm

Australians have been among the first to criticise the controversial policies of Donald Trump's administration, including the new President's threat to decimate funding to the arts and creative industries. 


However, it's time we looked in our own backyard, where the Coalition government has already enacted these policies. JOSEPH EARP reports.





Posted 17 Mar 2015 @ 12:46pm

Chippendale's Lord Gladstone Hotel is getting set to change its name to the Lord Turnbull Hotel as part of the anti-Tony Abbott 'Hopeless' movement.


While the politicians in the Federal Government prevaricate about removing Abbott as the Prime Minister of Australia, the Lord Gladstone isn't so uneasy about picking sides. Pub owner Paddy Coughlan said in a statement, "Everyone...

Posted 16 Apr 2014 @ 11:49am

The Riverside Theatres in Parramatta will host an exhibition of the best cartoons in Australian and world politics from 2013.


Cartoonists draw politicians like you've never seen them before – yet somehow the art always seems far more true-to-life than the politicians themselves. And as political years go, 2013 was one to remember (or forget, depending on how you look at it). 80...

Posted 12 Feb 2014 @ 10:14am

Thrash metal overlords Gwar have announced their Soundwave sideshow date, and the show may well include a bloody murder of our nation's PM.


At least that's what Gwar's Oderus Urungus told us in a recent interview, promising to "win over Australia forever" by cutting a certain high-profile...

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