An artist's impression of the planned Sydney light rail near the QV building in the CBD. Supplied: NSW Government

Sydney Metro would change Sydney forever: NSW Premier

Sydney’s new world-class rail one step closer The formal planning process for Sydney Metro City & Southwest has begun, bringing new world-class metro rail one step closer for the city. The new... Read more »
Parramatta’s birthday will be celebrated in style on Saturday 7 November, with a host of tastes, activities and entertainment planned as part of Parramatta Day 2015.

Entertainment extravaganza planned for Parramatta Day 2015

Parramatta Day 2015 to begin on Saturday 7 November Parramatta’s birthday will be celebrated in style on Saturday 7 November, with a host of tastes, activities and entertainment planned as part of ... Read more »
Sydney voted as one of the top cities in the world

Sydney voted as one of the top cities in the world

“With Sydney’s buzzing night life, spectacular harbour and beaches and world-class restaurants, it’s no wonder that this city is continually loved by visitors from across the globe,” Minister Ayres said Sydney has once again... Read more »
NSW Premier Mike Baird


By NSW Premier, Mike Baird, @MikeBairdMP: I met with Muslim leaders this week as concerns in the general community grow over the shooting murder of Curtis Cheng as he was leaving work... Read more »

Sydney police release three arrested in anti-terror raids

Three of four men linked with Parramatta shooting have been released without charge in a move police admitted Thursday was “incredibly frustrating”, according to The Australian. A number of people were arrested after raids in... Read more »

Record crowd of 40,000 makes CREF the largest Eid Eve Celebrations in Australia

CREF Events in Sydney, Melbourne & Perth created incredible images of multicultural Australia Sydney (Tribune International Report); Small community event of 250 people gathered in Lakemba NSW in 1998 becomes the largest... Read more »
Chand Raat Eid Festival in Sydney, Perth, Melbourne (Australia)

‘The Chand Raat Eid Festival promotes respect and understanding by welcoming people of all faiths to celebrate together’: PM Tony Abbott

Message from the Prime Minister Hon Tony Abbott for Chand Raat Eid Festival 2015 ‘I am pleased to provide this message to everyone attending the Chand Raat Eid Festival.’ ‘Marking the month... Read more »

Sydney Water proposes to slash up to $100 from household bills

Households will save up to $100 on their water bill each year under a proposal from Sydney Water. Sydney Water’s pricing proposal to slash household and business bills for four years from... Read more »
Sydney housing

NSW Premier wants to boost Sydney housing supply

Premier Mike Baird wants to help those trying to break into Sydney’s property market by investing in housing infrastructure. The NSW government announced state budget will include a $400 million injection into... Read more »
Sydney Metro project

Sydney Metro industry briefing draws hundreds of international experts

More than 460 industry representatives from Australian and international firms attended Sudney Metro project industry briefing, which detailed plans for Sydney Metro and the process for industry to contribute to the project... Read more »
An artist's impression of the planned Sydney light rail near the QV building in the CBD. Supplied: NSW Government

Sydney light rail construction only months away

NSW Government warns CBD commuters to brace for disruption during Sydney light rail construction Sydneysiders should brace for major disruptions when construction of the city’s new light rail begins in the CBD... Read more »
Living mural, Sydney, Vivid Sydney Festival 2015. Opera House. Photo: James Horan/Destination NSW

Vivid Sydney 2015: Festival of light brightens Australia’s winter nights

Sydney was drenched in a kaleidoscope of colours last night when the switch was flicked on the city’s Vivid light and music spectacular SYDNEY – The streets of Sydney and its iconic... Read more »
Large swells batter the coastline at Clovelly beach. Photo: Brett Costello

Powerful storm batters Sydney, leaving 3 dead and many homes destroyed

Thousands of homes without power as rain, wind lash NSW SYDNEY (Australia) — After a relentless day of heavy rain and extreme winds, the severe storm which battered Australia’s east coast yesterday,... Read more »

After huge success in Sydney & Melbourne Chand Raat Eid Festival coming to other cities

Sydney (Media Release from CREF): The popularity of Chand Raat Eid Festival (CREF) events in Australia is growing year by year. The event which started in 1998 with 250 visitors and 15... Read more »

Over 10,000 people at Australian Halal Expo made history

Sydney (Tribune International Report): People were queuing in hundreds before the gate opened at 10am for the first Australian Halal Expo held yesterday (Sunday) at Fairfield Showground. Over 100 exhibitors with lots... Read more »

Avalon Airport confident of a future even if Jetstar flights end

Avalon Airport chief executive Justin Giddings believes the airport will survive even if Jetstar pulls its five flights a day to the Lindsay Fox-owned facility. The current agreement between Jetstar and the... Read more »

Mike Baird promises new trains and ferries for Parramatta with $100 million boost

SYDNEY (Australia) – Western Sydney commuters are being promised more express trains to the city and extra ferries under a re-elected Baird government. Though commuters would have to wait until 2017 or... Read more »

Chinese New Year 2015 celebration in Australia

On Chinese New Year Festival, Sydney is hosting an enthralling three-week festival beginning from Feb. 13 and ending on March 1. The festival will feature more than 80 events and is... Read more »

Sydney-Singapore first route for Singapore Airlines’ new premium economy class

Singapore Airlines has selected Singapore-Sydney as the first route for its new premium economy product to be installed on its fleet of Airbus A380s and Boeing 777-300ERs from August. The carrier joins... Read more »

MP Jai Rowell announces $250,000 boost to mental health services

The NSW Government’s decision to boost training on mental health for youth workers in regional and rural areas across the state is expected to improve the lives of thousands of young people... Read more »

Petrol dips below $1 a litre in Sydney and Melbourne

Prices in Melbourne fall to six-year low Petrol prices have hit a six-year low in Melbourne and in some parts of Sydney as the price of fuel dropped to 99.9 cents at some service stations.... Read more »

Australia announces Memorial to Sydney siege victims

Remembering the victims of the Lindt Café Siege Sydney – A permanent memorial to the victims, hostages, police and emergency workers involved in the deadly Lindt Café Sydney siege will be constructed... Read more »

Sydneysiders warned not to give money to fake monks

Sydney – NSW Fair Trading Minister Matthew Mason-Cox has warned people to be on their guard against scammers posing as Buddhist monks. “Fake Buddhist monks have once again hit the Sydney streets,”... Read more »

Dominello’s condolences for victims of Peshawar School massacre

I offer my deepest sympathies and condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the Peshawar school massacre in north-west Pakistan. This callous and brutal crime has resulted in the... Read more »