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Hannah Rayment, 33, (centre) and her Baby Boomer parents John and Marea.

Australians don’t value mateship as much as we think we do

New research found Baby Boomers and the Silent Generation put more weight on traditional values, while Gen Y and Z were more likely to value creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship, achievement and intellectualism.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons



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The flags of NSW and Australia atop the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Ensign for the times: Forget the new flagpole, we need a new flag

Even NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet can’t explain why it costs $25 million to place a third flagpole atop the Sydney Harbour Bridge - so perhaps it is time we dropped the state flag altogether.

  • by Helen Pitt
Oxford Street had a tram line as part of Sydney’s once extensive network,

How bringing back the light rail could save Oxford Street

Business groups have backed calls for light rail to replace buses on Oxford Street as lockouts, lockdowns, large shopping centres and heavy traffic get the blame for the busy thoroughfare’s ailing nightlife and empty shopfronts.

  • by Andrew Taylor

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