NSW local council elections 2021: Your guide to everything you need (or don’t need) to know!

Pre-poll voting for local council elections started today for NSW's 128 local councils, leading up to election day Saturday 4 December. As you get hassled to vote for the various faces on the posters and flyers, former City of Ryde councillor Justin Li gives you a crash-course on what's it's all about and what's at stake.

HOE turns 5!

Humans of Eastwood turned 5 years old recently and we couldn't have done it without all our roving reporters submitting content each day so thank you! We were also chuffed to get a mention in NSW Parliament and declared officially hilarious!

Tunnel art a blast from the past

The railway underpass connecting the two sides of Rowe Street in Eastwood is currently getting a much needed makeover from the local council.  Popularly known as the "Scary Tunnel" and likened to the tunnel where the Dementors appeared in the Harry Potter movie, it's always dark and dingy even during broad daylight.  There are also tales of a murder happening there during the 90s although... Continue Reading →

Unsubtle Asian Dating

Brandon Lim 18, son of popular local bread shop owners Hay and Yen Lim was surprised to read a note posted by his parents at the shop front.  The note read that the bakery would be closed for a few days due to Brandon's sister Julianne's wedding (which of course Brandon knew about).  But that... Continue Reading →

Revealed: Why do people in Oz not wear shoes?

Is there a shoe shortage in parts of Australia?  It’s one of the most commonly questions asked by tourists, international students and migrants in Australia when they first see perfectly normal looking people walking around the streets barefoot.  But they rarely get to ask these barefoot strangers directly, in case it sounds impolite. And we... Continue Reading →

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