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First Nations Candidates Set To Make History At NSW Council Elections

November 27, 2021

By Nadine Silva, Glenn Trowbridge 26 NOV 2021 - 2:37PM Murrawarri Ngemba woman Lily Shearer is campaigning in the Brewarrina Shire, which is set to have a First Nations majority council for the first time. (Jamie James) First Nations people are pushing for a greater...

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Sydney Council Candidate Has Posters Removed

November 27, 2021

Independent candidate running for Lord Mayor, Yvonne Weldon, has revealed her campaign posters for the upcoming local council elections have been replace by posters from the current mayor, Clover Moore. The two photos show a Yvonne Weldon campaign poster being displayed on a public...

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Sydney's Mayoral Candidates Spell Out Plans For Oxford Street

November 27, 2021

By Douglas Magaletti — NOVEMBER 23, 2021 Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore’s stewardship of Oxford Street was the focus of frustration at a lively Oxford Street LGBTQI Community Candidate Forum, on Sunday afternoon.  Members of the LGBTQI community gathered at the Oxford Hotel in Darlinghurst to discuss...

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NSW National Park To Be Renamed Due To Ben Boyd’s Links To Slave Trade In Mid-1800s

November 26, 2021

By Christopher Knaus Sun 14 Nov 2021 12.46 AEDT  Indigenous leaders say renaming public spaces suggests ‘we are moving forward as a society and repairing relationships’ NSW environment minister, Matt Kean, says many people from the state’s early history are worth remembering, but Ben Boyd, for...

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Mayoral Candidate Floats Urban Billabong Plan

October 28, 2021

By TARYN PARISTUE 26 October 2021 A plan to deliver a series of urban billabongs across Sydney is the vision of mayoral candidate Yvonne Weldon, who is running against incumbent Clover Moore. Weldon is the first Indigenous person to run City of Sydney Lord...

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We Have So Many Stories To Tell

October 26, 2021

By GARETH NARUNSKY 12 October 2021, 9:30 am ‘We have so many stories to tell’. The first Aboriginal-Australian candidate for Lord Mayor of Sydney speaks to The AJN. INDIGENOUS Sydney lord mayoral candidate Yvonne Weldon has told The AJN “it was an absolute honour”...

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Respect for Tradition

October 05, 2021

September 29, 2021 By Emily Brown Australia has a history of “selective listening” when it comes to First Nations voices. Now Yvonne Weldon is aiming to become the first Aboriginal Lord Mayor of Sydney, reports EMILY BROWN Aboriginal hunters in Manyallaluk CREDIT: Prisma by Dukas Presseagentur...

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