Photo: Highway Patrol Images/flickr BY CONSTANZA AHUMADA A 44-year-old man was shot down in Railway Street, Petersham at about 11pm last night. Residents from the inner west suburb heard a series of five to seven gunshots before one resident discovered the man’s body lying in a pool of blood on the pathway. She immediately […]
Gallery: The Streets of Petersham
Petersham, in Sydney’s inner west, is the HQ of Sydney TAFE Media. The slideshow below documents Petersham’s people and its streetscapes. All photography by students enrolled in the Certificate IV in News Media at Petersham TAFE (West Street).
Remembering The Majestic
The Majestic has long resembled a London squat house – albeit one with potential – dusty; dishevelled; devoid of tender loving care.
Swept off their feet
The magic of dance … love blossomed on the dance floor. BY KATHLEEN DALY Love blossomed on the dance floor at Petersham’s Town Hall in Baz Luhrmann’s 1992 film Strictly Ballroom. But ballroom dancing – and love – weren’t new to the auditorium. My own parents met there in 1953 and sparks flew. And […]
Faces in the Street
Gary Mudler, one of the faces of Petersham. Photo: Millie Dondas BY TROY WALSH Then, flowing past my window, like a tide in its retreat … … But, Ah! to dreader things than these our fair young city comes – Taken from ‘Faces in the Street’ by Henry Lawson The aubergine and green-coloured minimalist […]
Gallery: Streets of Petersham
ANZAC gates, Petersham Park. Photo: Tina Zunic Petersham, in Sydney’s inner west, is the HQ of The West Street Journal. The slideshow below is the beginning of a work in progress – to document Petersham’s people and its streetscapes. All photography by students enrolled in the Diploma of Communications at Petersham TAFE.