Camdenville Primary School student artwork with facilitator Russell Dawson
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Darcy Byrne was elected as Mayor and Jessica D’Arienzo as Deputy Mayor of the Inner West at last night’s inaugural meeting of the new Council.
The results of the Inner West Council elections are now official. Congratulations to the successful candidates.
The latest ArtSeat is a post-COVID reminder that “beautiful times will come again.”
Council is hosting a free Inclusive Film Festival (IFF) at Petersham Town Hall on Friday 17 December, 6pm.
Council’s Community Refugee Welcome Centre has won the inaugural 2021 Salvos Multicultural Welcome Project Award.
Inner West Council is urging all citizens to make a submission to the select committee parliamentary inquiry into the Greater Sydney Parklands Trust Bill.
Inner West citizens are asked to donate age-appropriate toys to pre-school aged children (3 to 6 years) in the toy drive organised by Gunawirra, a community-led organisation that works closely with Ab ...
Inner West community members have come together today to celebrate the unveiling of the latest Perfect Match artwork.
Council has voted unanimously to extend the period main street parking meters are deactivated.
Council is continuing to pressure Transport for NSW (TFNSW) to do more to minimise inconvenience for users of the Inner West Light Rail (L1 line).
Council will investigate whether there is interest in the community in establishing Resident Precinct Committees.
Council will work towards making all Inner West footpaths well-maintained, level and accessible so that everyone can safely travel around their local communities.
Council will make urgent submissions to Transport for NSW (TfNSW) to amend a proposed traffic plan for St Peters.
Council has voted unanimously to launch the new Progress Pride flag.
Inner West Council Libraries are back with a packed schedule of events in December. Check out everything that’s on at What's on - Inner West Council.
Councillors voted unanimously on Tuesday night to take out a full-page advertisement in tomorrow’s (Saturday) Sydney Morning Herald, outlining Council’s objections to the Greater Sydney Parklands Trus ...
Seventy-nine Inner West projects have received more than $440,000 in Council funding, as part of the Inner West Council 2021 Grant Program.
Mayor Rochelle Porteous is demanding the NSW Government provide alternative – and free – transport for stranded Inner West residents.
Council has won the prestigious Leo Kelly OAM Arts and Culture Award for the Gadigal Wangal Wayfinding Project.
Australia’s largest sustainability festival, the Garage Sale Trail, is back this month, Covid-safe and bigger than ever. Celebrate all things pre-loved, thrifted and second-hand.
Council will investigate ending ‘period poverty’ in the Inner West with a pilot program of supplying free period products in Council-run libraries, pools, community centres, sporting ground change roo ...
Inner West Council will lobby the Australian Government to commit to a 2030 target for at least 75% reduction in emissions.
Council is calling on the NSW Government to use planning and building regulations to help keep Sydney cool.
Inner West hospitality businesses can apply now to use public spaces for outdoor dining – and for a small grant to help cover the costs of outdoor live entertainment.
Council will invite Minister for Defence Peter Dutton to an on-site inspection of the defence lands in Haberfield to see for himself the unsuitability of the site for redevelopment.
Council has unanimously endorsed an ambitious Cooks River Litter Prevention Strategy that aims to reduce litter by 50 per cent by the year 2025.
Inner West Mayor Rochelle Porteous will announce the winners of Inner West Libraries Book Week at a special online presentation on Thursday 28 October, from 5.30pm.
Council is supporting Anti-Poverty Week and its aims to unlock poverty for individuals, families, and children.
The first of three exciting public artworks has been installed in Leichhardt as part of the Parramatta Road Urban Amenity Improvement Program.
Proposed changes to the way Callan Park is managed would lead to privatisation and commercialisation, according to Inner West Mayor Rochelle Porteous.
Inner West residents will be polled on NSW Local Government election day 4 December 2021 on whether Inner West Council should de-amalgamate.
Council will pressure Bunnings to improve traffic arrangements at their new Tempe store.
Council has offered a new home to Deadly Connections, an Aboriginal-led, not-for-profit that provides information, referral, advocacy and support to First Nations communities in the Inner West and inn ...
Council will rejuvenate its Artists in Residence programs while also ensuring the future of the Refugee Art Project (RAP) at Thirning Villa.
Everyone's invited to these free online events in October.
Council will mark Mental Health Month in October with a video competition, collaborative art projects, inclusive story time, online dance class, and social connection opportunities.
Inner West Mayor Rochelle Porteous has congratulated Balmain Rozelle Chamber of Commerce on taking out Most Outstanding Local Chamber for the Sydney Metro region at the Business NSW awards.
Council is ensuring everyone can enjoy its popular aquatic facilities by lowering fees to $1.20 for social security recipients.
Inner West Mayor Rochelle Porteous has congratulated Balmain Rowing Club on their 140 anniversary and many recent achievements.
The latest ArtSeat “brings awareness of the native animals who have adapted to the environment that we have created,” according to featured artist Karen Farmer.
Inner West Library and History has announced the winners of the 2021 Young Creatives Awards.
Council’s $1,250,000 upgrade of Alex Trevallion Plaza is now complete.
Inner West Mayor Rochelle Porteous has welcomed the news that the NSW Government will allow all outdoor pools to reopen.
Click & Collect resumed today, Monday 20 September.
Inner West Council has unanimously called on the Australian Government to urgently provide support for Afghanistan refugees.
Council will allocate $250,000 to 10 local organisations to provide direct assistance to vulnerable people during the current COVID crisis.
Council will develop outdoor dining and live performance guidelines to help local businesses recover from COVID-19 impacts.
Council is inviting local artists to submit ideas for the exhibition of artworks at the Newtown ArtSeat and Chrissie Cotter Gallery in 2022.
The popular Click & Collect is returning to Inner West libraries.
The Leichardt and St Peters Community Recycling Centres (CRCs) and the Leichhardt weekend transfer station will reopen to the public on Saturday 18 September.
Mayor Rochelle Porteous will tell a Parliamentary Committee today that the Western Harbour Tunnel could have a catastrophic impact on Dawn Fraser Baths and that the tunnel project should not proceed. ...
At an Extraordinary Meeting of Council last night, Councillor Rochelle Porteous (Greens) was elected Mayor of Inner West and Councillor Pauline Lockie (Independent) as Deputy Mayor.
Council’s Perfect Match street art program is continuing to support and connect artists and communities throughout lockdowns.
Council is taking action to help hardest hit citizens in this recent lockdown by offering financial assistance of up to $400 to residential ratepayers who qualify for the Commonwealth or State COVID-1 ...
Council will open the newly refurbished Dawn Fraser Baths to the public next Wednesday following the issuing of a public health order specifically allowing the historic harbourside pool to reopen duri ...
Council is asking the community for feedback on an independent de-amalgamation cost benefit report.
Local Government elections across NSW, including Inner West Council, will be held on Saturday 4 December 2021.
Council has approved plans for a $1.6 million priority upgrade of the King George Park car park, $800,000 in sporting facility improvements at King Park and a $480,000 upgrade to Constellation Playgro ...
Inner West Council’s Library and History Services has a packed program of free online events for History Week (4-12 September).
In response to surging demand, Inner West libraries have expanded their digital collections, with a focus on education and educational entertainment.
The world Public Library of the Year will be announced tonight, and Marrickville Library is one of the five finalists.
Council has launched a large-scale public education campaign encouraging the entire Inner West community to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Council has opened its annual grants program for 2022 with a specific focus on providing support for community organisations to get through the pandemic.
The Inner West has a new park. Bell Reserve in Croydon was completed in late June.
Balmain has a new plaza at the former Telstra Exchange site on Darling Street.
The heritage restoration to one of Sydney’s most-loved assets, the beautiful and historic Dawn Fraser Baths, is now complete with the Baths set to reopen as soon as the public health restrictions are ...
Following a loss in annual revenue caused by the NSW Government’s compulsory acquisition of Council properties in Tempe, the Inner West has now adopted a new Real Estate Investment Strategy to replace ...
Council is hosting a special online event to inform Inner West residents how they can access support and keep safe during the COVID-19 outbreak and lockdown.
Inner West Council is supporting Plastic Free July, a global initiative that originated in Australia that helps reduce the use of single use plastics.
Council will build on last year’s infrastructure budget with a continued focus on stimulating the local economy, upgrading local infrastructure and greening the Inner West.
Council encourages owners of rateable properties to register to vote in the forthcoming local government elections.
Marrickville Library has been nominated for the International Public Library of the Year Award 2021.
Entries are now invited for the GreenWay Art Prize, which celebrates the 5.8km urban environmental and sustainable transport corridor in Sydney’s Inner West.
Council is demanding the NSW Government install a school zone along Campbell Street St Peters as a matter of urgency.
Council’s new Youth Facility at HJ Mahoney Reserve is part of Council’s Cooks River Parklands upgrade.
Council will celebrate the contribution Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have made to the community during NAIDOC Week 2021 from 4 July.
A mixed media solo body of work, 'Crystal Castles', is the latest to feature at Council’s Chrissie Cotter Gallery.
Council has announced that 3Bridges is the new operator of Summer Hill Community Centre.
Council’s inaugural Aboriginal Business of the Year award will be presented at the 2021 Inner West Business Awards.
Council’s unique initiative, Perfect Match, will hit new highs this week when the new Marrickville Metro reopens to the public on Thursday 10 June.
Council will mark Make Music Day, 21 June, at Marrickville Library and Pavilion, including a talk and performance by music producer Vincent Sebastian.
Council has almost completed the $4.4 million Footpath Renewal Program, undertaken as part of last year’s stimulus program of fast-tracking infrastructure works to boost the Inner West economy during ...
The latest ArtSeat is designed to “raise awareness of refugee families in the Inner West and their connection to our community,” according to featured artist Sharon Billinge.
The next exhibition to feature at Council’s Chrissie Cotter Gallery, 'The State of Things', is a series of sculptures created during the isolation and chaos of lockdowns.
From book launches, author talks, workshops and a special Make Music Day – there’s something for all ages at Inner West Council’s libraries in June.
Inner West creatives can apply for funding to develop innovative artworks and projects as part of EDGE Sydenham.
Council has completed the cycleway linking Petersham Station and King Street, Newtown.
Inner West Council Citizen of the Year is historian, librarian, archivist, published author, educator and speaker Chrys Meader.
Council has opened the $4.3 million upgrade and expansion of Haberfield Centre and Library.
'Natura Morta' at Chrissie Cotter Gallery explores aspects of humanity’s relationship with nature and the climate crisis, and invites viewers to get active and collect waste in exchange for works on v ...
Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne is calling on the NSW Government to amend the Rozelle Parkland’s Urban Design and Landscape Plan (UDLP) to add additional sporting facilities and public, once WestConnex’s ...
Applications are invited from studios, galleries and artist-run initiatives (ARIs) for Midjuburi (Marrickville ward) Creative Trails weekend on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 August 2021.
Extensive conservation works to iconic Victorian gothic mansion The Abbey in Annandale has won the 2021 Marrickville Medal.
Everyone’s invited to celebrate the very best of the Inner West at the second Inner West Fest - Gulgadya, Friday 14 – Sunday 23 May.
Don’t miss the free tours, exhibitions, performances and workshops at the last weekend of EDGE 2021 Art Camp on the GreenWay, a 24-day onsite Artist in Residence project.
Council will celebrate International Compost Awareness Week with giveaways, profiles of Inner West composters, a free workshop and tips for successful composting and worm farming.
Council is inviting local businesses, Vietnamese organisations and the local community to have a say on a proposed Vietnamese precinct along Illawarra Road in Marrickville.
Council is inviting the community to submit ideas and proposals for the final three Inner West Fests.
EDGE 2021 Art Camp on the GreenWay is a 24-day onsite Artist in Residence project that will see nature and creativity converge in a dynamic, immersive arts hub on the banks of Iron Cove Bay at Lilyfie ...
Council and Balmain-Rozelle RSL's ANZAC Day Commemorative Dawn Service returns to Balmain’s Loyalty Square on Sunday 25 April.
Mr Peter Gainsford has been appointed as the new General Manager of Inner West Council.
Inner West Council Library and History, under the auspices of the National Trust, presents the 2021 Heritage Festival, 18 April - 19 May.
Council is hosting the 2021 Inner West Seniors Festival, Tuesday 13 – Saturday 24 April.
Representatives of live music venues and theatres across the Inner West have joined together, calling on the NSW Government to immediately expand the $1 million assistance package for live performance ...
The Young Creatives Awards are now open to young people aged between 12 – 24, who study, work or live in the Inner West Council area.
Council, in collaboration with local young people and youth services, is celebrating Youth Week 6 to 24 April with a wide variety of activities throughout the Inner West.
Nominations are now open for Inner West Council’s 2021 Citizens of the Year, and Amy Large Volunteer of the Year awards.
The delivery of food recycling into every apartment in the Inner West is about to be completed with the expansion of the service into the former Ashfield Municipality.
Everyone’s invited to celebrate the very best of the Inner West at the first Inner West Fest, Friday 19 March – Sunday 28 March.
The latest ArtSeat asks, “Who is the beating heart of Sydney, the creative-creators or profit-makers?”
Expressions of interest are now invited from artists for the GreenWay Missing Links Public Art Program.
With the news that iconic Inner West live music venue Old 505 Theatre is to close down at the end of March, Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne has announced he is holding crisis summit to discuss ways to he ...
Council is scrapping the need to submit a development application to hold live
music, artistic and cultural events in shopfronts, offices and industrial premises.
Council is leading the fight to save up to 1,000 trees along the Cooks River foreshore from destruction by two multinational companies.
Expressions of Interest are now open to LGBTIQ or LGBTIQ-friendly organisations to establish a Pride Centre that will operate out of Newtown Town Hall.
Council is encouraging local residents and community groups to get involved at a Clean Up site in the Inner West.
Council is recognising and celebrating Mardi Gras with a flag raising, plaque unveiling and film launch tomorrow, Wednesday 17 February.
Council on Tuesday night gave the final approval for the establishment of a Greek precinct in Marrickville, to be known as “Little Greece”.
Applications are invited now from creatives to participate in a three-week artist residency program on site at the GreenWay in Iron Cove Bay, Lilyfield.
An exhibition of bold new original “expressive pop-grunge” paintings by Dirk Kruithof will feature in an exhibition at Council’s Chrissie Cotter Gallery.
Celebrate the Lunar New Year, Year of the Metal Ox, in the Inner West.
Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne will move on Tuesday night that Council grant the final approval for the establishment of a Greek precinct in Marrickville, to be known as “Little Greece”.
Council’s Perfect Match is back in 2021 and applications are now open.
Kieran Butler is the latest artist to feature at the Newtown ArtSeat.
Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne has slammed the Transport Minister Andrew Constance for his compulsory acquisition of the former Balmain Leagues Club site in Rozelle, saying the move will be the “final n ...
Entries are now open for the 2021 Built Environment Awards, comprising the Marrickville Medal for Conservation and the Inner West Urban Photography Competition.
Council is inviting nominations from the community for the Inner West Honour Roll 2021.
From the office of Mayor Darcy Byrne: The NSW Information Commissioner has now referred the destruction of documents by the Premier’s Office approving the $252 million Stronger Communities council gra ...
The NSW Government’s decision to proceed with the compulsory acquisition of the former Balmain leagues Club site will endanger Rozelle Public School, smash the local shopping centre and put the final ...
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