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Major public and private CBD property developments are increasingly meeting ‘design excellence’ standards, UNSW Built Environment researchers have found.

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For two decades, a competitive design process pioneered by Sydney City Council has been transforming the city skyline and, new research shows, raising standards as it goes.

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In the early 20th century, two families of collectors brought the best of modern French art to Russia. Many of their paintings - including works by Picasso, Matisse and Cezanne - can now be seen in Sydney.

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The New South Wales government has turned its back on plans to create sanctuary zones covering 2.4% of waters around Sydney, despite evidence that these 'no-take' areas are crucial for protecting fish.

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Affordable rental options for low-income households in Sydney need to be drastically improved according to City Futures Research Centre.

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As the NSW State Government moves to impose limits on apartment owners who continuously let on a short-term basis, one issue is that Airbnb isn't transparent about how many properties are truly 'shared' and how many are just part of a business.

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A new book by Ian Tyrrell reveals the history of Sydney’s Cooks River and the role it has played in our dreams of prosperity and pleasure.

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Two dozen art galleries, museums and cultural institutions have teamed up for the launch of the Sydney Culture Network - a UNSW driven initative. 

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State funding for Sydney's disadvantaged communities is very low compared to Melbourne, highlighting a need to rethink the city's centralised funding approach, write Ilan Wiesel, Caitlin Buckle and Fanqi Liu.

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Elizabeth Farrelly doesn't want to be one of the rich and powerful – she wants them to get out of the way and stop wrecking Sydney. 

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