Features

NS

A furore has broken out about the Warringah Freeway Upgrade and Western Harbour Tunnel projects, following comments by a former bureaucrat that it will be a ‘bloody disaster’. Michelle Giglio reports The sound of a jackhammer beats relentlessly in Greg Curyer’s...

PW

Months after carpark signage banning camping and overnight stays is erected at Mona Vale, Catherine Lewis investigates a community divided, with some branding the move harassment. Falling asleep to the sound of the waves at Mona Vale doesn’t come cheap, with...

NS

North Shore seniors can keep moving with dance In a report published in Sports Medicine in January 2024, dance was found to be ‘equivalent or superior to other physical activity interventions to improve psychological wellbeing and cognitive capacity’. According to the report,...

NB

Aoife Moynihan explores some of the sporting options for children with disability on the Beaches There are 206,000 students with disability in public schools in NSW – yet many of them have trouble accessing mainstream sport at school or in the...

NS

Aoife Moynihan explores some of the sporting options for children with disability on the North Shore There are 206,000 students with disability in public schools in NSW – yet many of them have trouble accessing mainstream sport at school or in...

NS

Sydney will become a ‘city with no grandchildren’ if sweeping changes are not made to address the housing affordability crisis. But as councils resist rezoning proposals, where to next? Catherine Lewis reports. Breaking up is hard to do, especially with a...

PW

The largest rezoning reforms in NSW history would boost Pittwater housing supply. But will it be at the cost of the local landscape? Catherine Lewis investigates. Locals fear losing their prized postcodes to a sea of skyscrapers, as a raft of...

PW

Every dog has its day – but will it be at the beach? Aoife Moynihan does some digging. The issue of off-leash dog areas on Palm Beach North and South Mona Vale Beach is turning into a dog’s dinner, with strong...

NS

With government tertiary education targets soaring and high school retention levels falling, Catherine Lewis investigates why one in five young people are now opting to leave school early in favour of alternative paths. As Federal Education Minister Jason Clare calls for...