In Australia, the law of defamation erodes media freedom. Threats to sue can be unnerving, especially if you don't have easy access to legal advice.
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Developer sidesteps council in bid to subdivide land
Welfare Street residents lodge objections to a developer's application to subdivide land on which their Homebush homes stand.
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WestConnex was ‘aggressive’ says company
Dial a Dump accuses Westconnex of being aggressive and secretive in its dealings
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St Peters residents dumped for Westconnex
For six months, Westconnex secretly negotiated to buy a waste dump for a giant interchange, without informing the local residents of their plan.
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Secret transcript ‘disappeared’ in Paddington Crown Land scandal
Dealings between the Paddington Bowling Club, CSKS Holdings and the NSW government are under investigation but some important evidence has gone missing.
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Obeid’s old lawyer chosen for Welfare Street deal
The NSW government is involved in a land deal organised by a lawyer who hid controversial Obeid family investments.
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No subdivision in Welfare Street
A Homebush block was reported in the media as subdivided when sold as 12 properties .When Wendy Bacon investigated she found no subdivision had occurred.
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Very private developers ‘sold’ Welfare Street – without a title
Who are the private investors 'sold' Welfare St when the NSW government still owned it. Lance Rosenberg is involved but who else? It's hard to find out.
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An auction on Welfare Street
How developers keen for quick returns moved in on affordable housing on Welfare Street in Western Sydney. Part One: The auction and the media.
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Club flouts threat to its licence
The NSW Office of Liquor Gaming and Racing is taking action against the Paddington Bowling Club to remove its licence. But the noise goes on.