Sydney

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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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UNSW's Chris Pettit is using Opal card data to analyse public transport commuting times to help inform the design of a more liveable Sydney.

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We used to think '60s apartments were austere and badly built. Now, they appear as paragons of generosity, grace and certitude, writes Elizabeth Farrelly.

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Our bumper Summer issue looks at the future of Sydney, a city beautiful one day, infuriating the next. What will it take to make Sydney smarter and more liveable, and at the same time ensure its citizens' interests are truly valued?

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Three cities in one, affordable housing and female-friendly planning are key values for Sydney's future, says UNSW Adjunct Professor Lucy Turnbull.

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Beautiful one day, infuriating the next, Sydney stands at a crossroads and must choose a path that truly values the interest of its citizens.

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UNSW policy makers, planners, engineers and thought leaders are working to help Sydney fulfil its potential as a beacon for urban living.

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