It is estimated that up to 40% of Australian small to medium sized businesses are inadequately protected against catastrophes that could affect trade and income or result in un-budgeted expenses. While most business owners have property insurance, very few have ever considered getting business interruption and income protection cover. What’s the difference? Well for 70%…

The Pyrmont Bay Markets scheduled for Sunday September 1 have been cancelled. The local business group, the Pyrmont Ultimo Chamber of Commerce is greatly disappointed that the new monthly markets planned for Pyrmont Bay Park will not go ahead. After a year long application process the State government declined to grant permission to operate monthly…

Plans for this year’s Pyrmont Festival are coming together with an exciting program of dinners, tastings, outdoor festivities, art and lots more. Orange 360 will be partnering to provide wine and produce again after a very successful debut last year. The two day headliner event will take place in Pirrama Park on September 28 and…

When you step aboard a replica of The Endeavour berthed alongside the Australian National Maritime Museum, you can feel the pioneering spirit and nautical history billowing in its sails. It’s just one of the unique experiences offered at the museum, and only one of the many reasons you should become an ANMM member. The ANMM…

The Sydney Fish Market Seafood Excellence Awards had its gala presentation on July 25th hosted at the Australian National Maritime Museum. Guests were treated to an exquisite sit down dinner in the Lighthouse Gallery during which awards were presented to businesses and individuals who had excelled in the industry. Celebrity chef, Adam Liaw, compered the…

The Pyrmont History group have unveiled their brand new website and it looks terrific. The beautifully presented site consolidates the amazing collection of images and incredible stories that have been amassed by members of the Pyrmont History Group over time. It’s a wonderful resource for students, historians, and anyone interested in discovering the heritage of…

The Sydney Science Festival is on again this August with a program of offerings that covers every field of interest for every age and knowledge range across a variety of venues. It’s the fifth year of the festival and it has grown at the rate of an exploding supernova. “Last year was the biggest year…

The Jessie Street National Women’s Library is proudly celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Named after an extraordinary female figure in the realm of human rights, feminism, and international diplomacy, the library has a strong focus on women’s history, literature, and art, and on feminism. Given it receives virtually no government funding and is run…

City Of Sydney is planning to install outdoor exercise equipment and make other improvements to Pirrama Park to help encourage fitness activities among locals. It’s part of the council’s Parks Fitness Plan in which several parks have been ear-marked as potential hubs for outdoor activity. The equipment is basic and unobtrusive, blending in with the…

Jamie Parker MP has been appointed to the NSW Parliamentary Committee on the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC). He is the first member of The Greens to serve in this role. Parker has long campaigned against corruption in politics, being vocally outspoken, organising petitions and asking questions in Parliament. Through this appointment, he’ll have greater…