Encouraging our politicians to do great things
August 18, 2014
The British political theorist Sir Bernard Crick once wrote that: If a government is to do great new things, it...
No place for bigotry in modern Australia
August 06, 2014
A concerted campaign by civil society groups to save legal protections against racial discrimination has been successful.
Taking Our Transport Agenda to the Top
July 17, 2014
A Sydney Alliance delegation met with Transport Minister Gladys Berejiklian yesterday to discuss ways to improve Sydney’s transport network.
Sydney's housing affordability crisis putting young lives on hold
July 03, 2014
Sydney's housing affordability for young people has reached crisis point and urgent measures are now needed from the State Government,...
How Alliances to stop climate change are possible, but require a radical rethinking of how we work together
June 16, 2014
Last weekend I had the honour of attending the first “Camp Earth Hour.” Earth Hour is re-imagining itself as a...
Arncliffe Commuters Get a Lift!
May 19, 2014
Public transport users in Sydney’s south received a lift today, with news that an elevator will be installed at Arncliffe...
The culture of political corruption is sourced in a confusion between politicans public and private lives
May 05, 2014
Revelations that Joe Hockey can’t see the problem in him raising money for the Liberal Party by using his status...
Macquarie Street woes are a symptom of a bigger problem
April 24, 2014
Fifty years ago this Wednesday, Karl Polanyi, one of the most remarkable political theorists of the last century died. And,...
Tales from the Couch: The Reality of Homelessness in Australia
April 10, 2014
New research from the Auditor-General has shown that homelessness is on the rise in Australia. In spite of governments across...
Sydney Alliance launches its Election Agenda
April 09, 2014
At 6:15 in the evening the Sydney Town Hall seemed to shake to the sound of Korean Drums. Out the...
So, what next after the launch of the Election Agenda?
March 27, 2014
Sydney Alliance Assemblies are exciting events because they are remarkably large and diverse gatherings of community leaders. The Sydney Alliance...