Profile20Picture2028129_0.jpg

SYN 90.7

A Tale of Two Sister Cities

One of Melbourne’s “Sister Cities” is St Petersburg. The symbolic and diplomatic relationship may end by December, due to the Russian city’s anti-LGBTI “anti-propaganda laws.” The Melbourne City Council will decide whether the relationship should continue, or be suspended until the laws are repealed. The debate was largely sparked by a Change.org petition started by marriage equality advocate Carl Katter. Yara Murray-Atfield spoke to him about Melbourne’s ties with St Petersburg.

More by Panorama

Police advise ‘stay aware’ on White Night

  Police are advising the people of Melbourne to stay aware on White Night this coming Saturday. The annual all night festival […]

Closing the Gap: The Redfern Statement

  On February 10 2017 Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull delivered the Closing the Gap report to Parliament. The report again shows slow […]

r722879_5758758

‘Growing Abundance’ combating food wastage

In Australia, lots of fruit from both commercial and backyard orchards ends up rotting on the ground. If it’s blemished, the supermarkets don’t […]