Camdenville Primary School student artwork with facilitator Russell Dawson
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Council has opened its annual grants program. The grants assist local organisations and citizens to initiate programs and services at the grassroots level.
Footprints Ecofestival annual event at Annandale’s Whites Creek Valley Park is back in 2022, Saturday 3 September, 11am - 3pm.
Council has voted unanimously to urgently investigate ways to address the issue of food relief in the Inner West.
Inner West Council’s Healthy Ageing team and Dementia Australia will present a series of free community information sessions.
The next face-to-face forum where Ward Councillors and executive staff of Council listen to your ideas and concerns about how your community can be improved. Tuesday 23 August, 6pm
Department of Primary Industries have grants available for local fishing clubs to run events for Gone Fishing Day. Applications close 6 September.
Inner West is a great place to cycle - and it's a cost-effective and safe way to travel. Find out more.
Check out what's happening in the Inner West during this September's Fringe Festival
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.
Help ensure the Glebe Blackwattle Bay Ferry has adequate demand before the end of its trial this year.
Photomedia artworks focusing on endangered waterways, wetlands and coastal hinterlands of Greater Sydney will feature next at Council’s Chrissie Cotter Gallery.
Council will trial free puppy classes for dog owners to encourage responsible dog ownership and activation of local dog parks.
Council is making two amendments to these plans and would like to hear your thoughts. Feedback closes 22 September.
The new meters are more convenient, paperless and quicker to use. You can also download an App to remotely locate available parking and pay.
We are developing 10-year plans for this well loved open space and want to hear from you. Let us know what you love, what could change and what needs to be added. Closing 11 September
The 5.8km corridor linking the Cooks River at Earlwood with the Parramatta River at Iron Cove called the GreenWay is one step closer to fruition.
Council’s Youth Week festival won Most Inclusive Youth Week Program at last night’s Local Government Week Awards.
Legislation requires Inner West Council to publish information on certain proposed changes.
Discover creative ways to cook, preserve and plan delicious meals to help reduce food waste. We have some great prizes for participants.
Despite numerous commitments to fund suburban sports grounds, Dominic Perrottet has opted instead to spend upward of $300 million to build Penrith Stadium in an attempt to try and save the marginal se ...
The latest ArtSeat is a series of collages made from salvaged Lino floor coverings.
EDGE Sydenham features two wintry weekends of art and performance, Friday 12 – Sunday 21 August.
We are looking for experienced cultural organisations or businesses to deliver an Inner West Film Festival. Expressions of interest are open until22 August.
There’s something for all ages this month at Inner West libraries.
Henson Park features significantly in the official 2022 NAB AFLW Season, which has just been announced by the AFL.
One of Council’s newest early learning centres has been recognised for its hard work.
Council is developing plans for the revitalisation of the Balmain Town Hall precinct, which takes in the area from Balmain PCYC to the new Balmain Square.
The Inner West is seeking recruits with local knowledge and a passion for social policy to join its Local Democracy Groups.
Council, the Flying Bats FC, Sydney Rangers FC and Pride Football Australia are uniting to host an LGBTIQA+ 11-a-side soccer tournament coinciding with Sydney World Pride.
Inner West has today become the first local government in Australia to be 100 percent divested from fossil fuels and 100 percent powered by renewable energy.
Indigenous activist Cheree Toka and the long-standing leader of Newtown Neighbourhood Centre, Liz Yeo, are Inner West Council’s 2022 Citizens of the Year.
Council is preparing a business case for the NSW Minister for Local Government to make a final decision on the de-amalgamation. Here's how to have your say
After years of campaigning for an upgrade to Henson Park, the Newtown Jets, the NSW/ ACT AFL and the Inner West Council are celebrating a victory, with the NSW Government finally agreeing to match the ...
Our annual Expressions of Interest (EOI) for regular hire of indoor venues (covering January-December 2023) is now open.
There’s something for all ages at Inner West libraries in July.
Despite proclaiming himself a Wests Tigers fan, Dominic Perrottet has delivered yet another budget in which Leichhardt Oval does not get a red cent in funding.
Mayors from across Australia have today voted to endorse the Uluru Statement From the Heart. The motion from Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne, committing councils to a grass roots campaign to build awaren ...
Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne says Premier Perrottet’s claim that flying the Aboriginal Flag permanently over the Harbour Bridge will cost $25 million is absurd.
Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne has today written to companies who have been caught making use of facial recognition technology for surveillance to stop this invasive monitoring of customers in Inner Wes ...
Council’s Chrissie Cotter Gallery will host a site-specific two-week residency and world premiere performance, Building Song.
Inner West Council is delivering on key commitments made in the recent local government elections in its 2022 - 2023 Budget.
Watch the live stream of this event on Facebook or YouTube on Thursday 16 June at 6.30pm. Details here.
Council will launch the Little Greece precinct in Marrickville at a community celebration on Saturday 18 June.
Yesterday, at Marrickville Town Hall, musicians, performers, promoters, creative businesses and elected representatives came together to work on a blueprint for the Inner West arts sector.
We're hosting regular monthly Customer Service Stalls throughout the area on Saturdays. Find dates and locations near you.
Director of the Refugee Arts Project at Inner West Council’s Thirning Villa has won Book of the Year at the NSW Premier's Literary Awards.
Council’s first Local Matters Forum last night was enthusiastically embraced by local Marrickville residents.
Learn how to brew beer, use your smartphone to create great videos, or celebrate Make Music Day at one of Council’s libraries in June.
Inner West Council will celebrate National Reconciliation Week, 27 May to 3 June.
Council has issued emergency orders that require the derelict and dangerous Balmain Leagues Club site to be cleaned up and made safe. This is in response to the NSW Government’s refusal to clean up th ...
The heritage restoration of Dawn Fraser Baths has won the prestigious President’s Prize at the 28th annual National Trust (NSW) Heritage Awards.
Council is urging residents to use traps or safer baits for household rodent control.
Council will renew its efforts to tackle illegal dumping on residential streets.
At last night’s meeting, it was resolved to press ahead with the construction of a promised new Skate Plaza in Lilyfield. Council voted 14 to 1 in favour of the Skate Plaza.
Council will issue a demolition order on the derelict and unsafe Balmain Leagues Club if the NSW Government fails to act to ensure the site is safe.
Inclusive playgrounds will be established in all five wards of Inner West Council local government area.
Over 12 days, EDGE Art Camp on the GreenWay will see nature and creativity converge in a dynamic, immersive arts hub on the banks of Iron Cove Bay at Lilyfield.
The large fire at Balmain Leagues Club yesterday was no surprise. We have repeatedly and publicly called on the NSW Government to allow this building to be demolished because of the fire and safety th ...
Today Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne along with local sporting club officials opened the first stage of the upgraded Tempe Reserve sporting grounds.
In anticipation of a NSW Government funding commitment to upgrade Leichhardt Oval, Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne, Councillor Philippa Scott and Balmain Tigers legend Steve Roach have today put forward ...
Inner West Council is on track to exceed its previous record of tree planting in parks and streets across the area. Since a new programme of tree plantings began in 2020, more than 3200 mature trees h ...
Petersham assemblage artist Gillian Wright will exhibit her sculptures at Inner West Council’s Chrissie Cotter Gallery.
Dominic Perrottet’s refusal to honour an agreement with the NRL to adequately fund upgrades to suburban grounds has opened the door for Queensland and Victoria to swoop in and steal future NRL Grand F ...
Expressions of Interest are invited from Inner West citizens for Council’s new sub-committee focused on Customer Service.
Newtown Neighbourhood Centre appeal to raise funds to directly benefit the residents affected by the Boarding House fire in Albermarle Street Newtown has raised $35,000.
Council is supporting Newtown Neighbourhood Centre’s fifth Newtopian Sleepout event on 10 May.
As Australia continues its slow transition from petrol to electric powered vehicles, the Inner West faces some unique challenges. Not the least of which is the recharging issue with less than 40% of r ...
The NSW Government’s Multi-Sport Community Facility Fund 2021-22 grants will be announced in May. Council is supporting AFL NSW/ACT and Newtown Jets grant application to upgrade Henson Park to a multi ...
Council and Balmain-Rozelle RSL will hold an ANZAC Day Commemorative Dawn Service at Balmain’s Loyalty Square from 6am on Monday 25 April.
Council is demanding urgent and long-overdue safety upgrades to the Frederick Street Ashfield pedestrian crossing.
Council will continue the winter swimming program at Dawn Fraser Baths after making some safety improvements.
Officers from Leichhardt Highway Patrol joined Council staff to conduct a proactive pedestrian and cyclist safety campaign, Operation Trance, on Tuesday 12 April.
Council will assist some of the 400 children of asylum seekers who are currently denied access to affordable childcare.
Council is calling on the NSW Government to urgently review the management and regulation of boarding houses, in the wake of the Newtown boarding house fire tragedy.
Council’s Chrissie Cotter Gallery will be transformed into a bohemian-style salon in a group exhibition opening soon.
Inner West Council staff member and former Citizen of the Year Jamie De Paulo stars in a new campaign to raise awareness of the successful contribution people living with disability are making to work ...
Submissions are now open for the 2022 Built Environment Awards, comprising the Marrickville Medal for Conservation and the Inner West Urban Photography Competition.
Inner West Council has secured the future of Marrickville Golf, Sporting and Community Club by entering into a 21-year lease. The lease was signed yesterday and marked a historic moment for the club i ...
The Inner West creative community coming together for the Inner West Arts Recovery Summit.
Inner West Council’s Perfect Match is back in 2022 and applications are now open
Leichhardt Oval has once again been chosen to host a major sporting event in the first ever NRLW semi-finals series on Sunday 3 April.
Inner West residents are invited to comment on plans for the long awaited Leichhardt Skate Park, which is now on public exhibition.
Today is Transgender Day of Visibility, a day to celebrate, but also to call for the changes still necessary to improve the lives of transgender people.
The battle over a new Bunnings super store in Tempe, which poses a threat to the safety of local pedestrians, will come to a head tomorrow when the matter is heard by the State Government’s Eastern Sy ...
The F8 (Cockatoo Island to Circular Quay) service will not be able to stop at Birchgrove Wharf from Monday 11 April 2022 for approximately three weeks.
The Young Creative Awards open on 1 April to young people aged between 12 - 24, who study, work or live in the Inner West Council area.
This year’s Heritage Festival, held under the auspices of the National Trust, takes place Friday 1 April – Tuesday 31 May.
An exhibition that raises important questions about gender is the next to feature at Council’s Chrissie Cotter Gallery.
Council thanks the community for their patience.
Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne is urging the NSW Government to end the decade-long delay and begin work immediately on providing Ship to Shore power for The White Bay Cruise Terminal.
Council will seek to rename the public square outside Newtown Town Hall ‘Pride Square’ in time for Sydney WorldPride in early 2023.
Council will develop an anti-racism strategy which recognises that racism exists in all communities and that local government has a role and responsibility in combatting race discrimination in all its ...
In collaboration with local young people and youth services, we are celebrating Youth Week 23 March - 22 April with a wide variety of activities throughout the Inner West.
Statement from Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne
Council will pressure the NSW Government to finally approve the long-awaited safety upgrade to the Dulwich Hill railway station pedestrian crossing.
This FREE workshop will teach parents and supervisors how to plan driving sessions, how to use the learner driver log book and how to give learners constructive feedback. Give your learner driver the ...
Council’s Chrissie Cotter Gallery will soon host Ashfield artist Reiko Azuma’s exhibition, Life Force.
Our Companion Animal Officers rescued a Husky named Alaska that got lost during the recent storms/floods. We were so happy to see her reunited with her owner.
Three of Council’s major infrastructure projects have won prestigious NSW Master Builders Excellence in Construction Awards.
Stanmore Library will be closed on Thursday 3 March. As part of Council's move to being carbon neutral by December 2025 we are upgrading the lighting to more efficient and better quality LEDs. We apol ...
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