Greens member for Balmain, Jamie Parker MP is currently collecting signatures for a petition requesting the NSW Government start trialling more electric buses in Sydney. To wit: Dear Transport Minister, the Hon. Andrew Constance, Please commit to the introduction of an electric bus fleet to protect public health, reduce air pollution and provide Sydney with…

The NSW State Election is on March 23rd. With some major issues currently simmering on the stove top of state politics, it will be a very heated battle. For those of you who are new to the precinct, new to the country, or newly enrolled to vote, here’s a quick primer to help you at…

This year, Earth Hour (Day) is March 30 and the theme is #connect2earth. Citizens of the world are encouraged to switch off the power for an hour and reconnect with nature and each other. Australia has some of the most biodiverse flora and fauna on the planet making it particularly susceptible to climate change. Irreplaceable…

Sydney Dance Company turns 50 this year and is finding all kinds of ways to celebrate. One of the most visible and thematic was taking part in Sydney’s biggest street party, the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. It was their first time in the parade but their resplendent gold float made such an impression…

Welcome to new PUCC member, Barnardos. Barnardos Australia is a leading non-government, non-denominational child protection charity. Originally founded in 1870 by Dr Thomas Barnardo, after discovering the extreme poverty children were experiencing in the east end of London, we have been operating in Australia since 1921. Barnardos believes all children and young people deserve caring…

Business Connect is a support, education, and resources program for small to medium sized businesses funded by the NSW Government and delivered by approved agents. Netstripes in Pyrmont, is one such agent. They’ve been delivering Digital Bootcamps around Sydney and regional NSW since the program began in 2017 and have helped many entrepreneurs, start-ups, and…

When Saturday Night Fever (the movie) came out in the late seventies, it brought disco music to the masses and ensured there was a mirror-ball spinning over every self-respecting dance floor. In 1998, Saturday Night Fever was adapted for the stage in the UK as a musical and immediately became a massive hit. It’s taken…

PUCC’s first networking event for 2019 was held at Australian National Maritime Museum on a clear, balmy night, in the breezy indoor/outdoor Yots Waterside venue. Guests were treated to delicious antipasto, sliders, fresh spring rolls, and other hors d’ouevres and a very fine selection of wines. Local member, Alex Greenwich spoke briefly about his hopes…

Two Seabins were installed at Jones Bay Wharf on Tuesday March 10th as part of the Seabins For Sydney Harbour Project. Crew from the Sunrise morning program were there to cover the installation event and the weather was graciously accommodating. Late last year, Jones Bay Wharf started a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for the…

For the third consecutive year, The Darling at The Star has been given a Five-Star rating by the highly regarded Forbes Travel Guide. It is the highest rating awarded by the Forbes guide and The Darling is the only Sydney hotel to receive it, making it the most highly ranked hotel in the city and…