Blogs

December 4, 2015 12:22 PM

Six extraordinary meetings, more than 12 hours of bruising and rancorous debate - internal battle in Strathfield Council.

November 22, 2015 08:55 PM

Twenty residents are determined that Strathfield's voice will continue to be heard as the debate over local government reform enters its final stages

October 12, 2015 10:30 AM

Earmarked for a population explosion of 31,000 and 25-storey buildings, Homebush is being promised new classrooms, hospital beds and transport to ease the burden. The Strathfield Scene speaks to the Planning Minister.

October 9, 2015 03:50 PM

Councillor Raj Datta says he has been at the forefront of the campaign against council mergers

August 7, 2015 10:53 AM

Strathfield Council and residents around Marlborough Road have won a victory in their battle to get a safe crossing so they can shop at Sydney Markets. But the war goes on.

July 10, 2015 11:18 AM

Various governments have tried to merge Sydney’s councils for more than a century – and Strathfield has beaten off numerous attempts since the Second World War.  Cathy Jones reports on how merger attempts were vanquished

May 14, 2015 04:17 PM

The new Strathfield MP Jodi McKay made her inaugural parlimentary speech on Wednesday night.

April 13, 2015 12:08 PM

In her first full interview, our new MP spells out her priorities for Parliament, and representing Strathfield

February 6, 2015 01:44 PM

Consultation exercises are just a box to be ticked – and the Parramatta Road redevelopment is a classic example.