Vanishing Aussie Backyards
A Perth academic looks at the issue of suburban backyards being lost to higher-density housing and massive project homes on small lots.
Western Sydney Infrastructure Plan
Big changes planned for western Sydney with a 10-year road investment program costing $3.6 billion. Check it out.
Western Sydney Airport Revealed
Check out this video impression of Sydney's proposed new airport at Badgerys Creek. Learn what's involved in creating it and how it will look at night with no curfew.
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TODAY'S WORD PUZZLE
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