Camdenville Primary School student artwork with facilitator Russell Dawson
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Council’s Library and History Services will present a jam-packed program of free online events for History Week (5-13 September).
Council continues to take great strides towards its goal of being completely powered by renewable energy in 2025, installing a large solar array at the new Ashfield Aquatic Centre.
Sign the petition calling for an overhaul of the scheme.
Council has adopted a Budget focused on stimulating the local economy, delivering new infrastructure and fixing ageing infrastructure.
Celebrate sustainability at Footprints Online program of talks and activities on Saturday 29 August.
Arlington Reserve hosted a player on Saturday 1 August who has subsequently tested positive for COVID-19.
Council is opposed to all forms of racism and especially the growing anti-Asian racism that has occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Council has announced that Robert and Philip Fallato have won the tender to operate the café at the new Ashfield Aquatic Centre (AAC).
An advocate on behalf of women experiencing Domestic and Family Violence, an animal welfare activist, a public health academic, a retired early childhood educator and a public education campaigner are ...
There are ethical and sustainable alternatives to reselling or throwing out old or vintage fur products.
Council’s magnificent new library in Marrickville has taken out the prestigious NSW Premier’s Prize at the 2020 New South Wales Architecture Awards.
Council publicly exhibited amendments to the current DCPs from 16 March and 24 April 2020 as part of a wider project (Draft Inner West Local Environmental Plan 2020 and associated amendments to the re ...
The newly created Inner West Recovery Taskforce has met for the first-time.
Council will fast track $20 million in infrastructure projects, creating jobs and supporting the local community.
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 stamp out this cruel industry.
Council has voted unanimously that the JobSeeker payment not be cut back to the old Newstart rate.
Council’s Gadigal-Wangal Wayfinding art project is almost complete, with the final commission currently underway.
An exhibition of paintings that explore “weeds and self-seeded plants in urban settings” is the next to feature at Council’s Chrissie Cotter Gallery.
Council is inviting local businesses, Greek organisations and the local community to have a say on a proposed Greek precinct in Marrickville and Dulwich Hill.
Council will mark 2020 Refugee Week (Sunday 14 June - Saturday 20 June) with a virtual event: Celebrating the Year of Welcome.
Exodus needs your help to collect food for the homeless and hungry
Council has unveiled the latest artwork at Newtown ArtSeat.
During June we are supporting the Get the Site Right campaign to increase awareness of the dangers of runoff from building sites.
Council is calling for Expressions of Interest from members of the community for the Inner West Economic Recovery Taskforce.
Council has recognised Inner West volunteers through the annual Amy Large Awards.
Council is celebrating Reconciliation Week by inviting the community to a discounted virtual cinema screening of the documentary film, In My Blood It Runs, on Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 June.
Council will reopen playgrounds, outdoor fitness stations and skate parks today, Friday 15 May, in line with advice from NSW Health.
Council is calling on the Federal Government to provide a COVID-19 safety net for asylum seekers.
A former Temperance Hall in Balmain that has been converted into five apartments has won the 2020 Marrickville Medal for Conservation.
Council has voted to endorse a ground-breaking agreement with Newington College over the upgrade of Tempe Reserve, which can lead to two new fields with synthetic surfaces being installed there for th ...
Council assistance during the current Coronavirus pandemic has now been extended to the Inner West arts community.
Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne has today condemned the State Government’s radical new road network changes planned for Haberfield, Ashfield and Leichhardt, which will make it all but impossible for loca ...
Council's Library and History Services is collating a COVID-19 community archive and is seeking stories, anecdotes, artworks and images from Inner West citizens.
Council has moved many more customer services online, making it easier and faster for residents to make and track requests with their mobile phone, PC or device.
Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne has joined with RSL NSW to encourage all local people to #lightupthedawn.
Council is urging Inner West citizens to make the most of their COVID-19 isolation exercise time by discovering the many walks, running and cycling routes available to them.
Council is encouraging the Inner West community to list their online events on Council's website.
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 is encouraging residents to get involved in Bird Life Australia's 'Birds in Backyards' quarterly seasonal survey.
Performance artist Brian Fuata is the latest creative to feature at the Newtown ArtSeat.
Applications are invited from studios, galleries and artist-run initiatives (ARIs) for Midjuburi (Marrickville ward) Creative Trails weekend on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 August 2020.
Celebrate the very best of Portuguese culture with entertainment, music, dance, cultural activities and traditional and contemporary foods for all the family.
Council is partnering with the 22nd Biennale of Sydney to present a series of residencies, performances, talks, installations and exhibitions throughout the Inner West.
As part of Council’s International Womens Day activities, a Girls Get Active day will be held for Inner West young women.
The annual Inner West Street Count has found that homelessness continues to be of concern in Sydney’s Inner West.
From talks and panel discussions on body image and gender diverse experiences, to learning how to podcast, to understanding the HSC - there’s something for all ages at Council’s libraries in March.
Inner West women are invited to celebrate 'Strength in Sisterhood' at Council’s International Women’s Day events.
Council is asking all citizens how to grow and sustain arts and culture in the Inner West.
Everyone’s invited to contribute ideas for the landmark public artworks planned for Ashfield Aquatic Centre at a workshop on Thursday 27 February.
Council has voted unanimously to formally apply to have central Leichhardt officially renamed Little Italy.
Five Inner West projects have received $185,000 in funding as part of the NSW Office of Responsible Gambling’s Odds on Youth program.
Through an Expression of Interest, Council is inviting experienced organisations to design a system that will dramatically increase uptake of solar energy across the Inner West.
A ‘sequel’ art exhibition is next to feature at Council’s Chrissie Cotter gallery.
When the nine new affordable housing units at the old Marrickville Hospital site are leased soon, Council’s current stock will rise to 19.
We are very sorry to advise that Inner West Summer Fest has been cancelled due to forecast extreme weather conditions on Saturday 8 February.
Council’s annual Amy Large Volunteer of the Year awards are now open.
Volunteer and Citizen of the Year Awards
Jeff McCann - artist, educator, artistic director and story-teller – is the latest artist to feature at Council’s ArtSeat.
Council is encouraging local residents and community groups to get involved at a Clean Up site in the Inner West.
Council’s eighth annual ‘Feel the Love’ Mardi Gras reception is on Thursday, 6 February 2019 at Marrickville Library and Pavilion, 313 Marrickville Road, Marrickville, 7pm-9pm.
Inner West seniors will ‘Love to celebrate’ this February during the NSW Seniors Festival.
Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne has condemned a letter of demand from the Department of Home Affairs requiring that Councils across Australia immediately create a new dress code for citizenship ceremonie ...
Council’s first Inner West Summer Fest is on Saturday 8 February in Enmore Park.
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 ...
Following a decision made in November to move all celebratory events away from January 26, Inner West Council will hold a sombre and respectful citizenship ceremony this Sunday at Marrickville Library ...
Council is now taking applications for the second Women in Business Mentor Program.
Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne has condemned the NSW Government’s proposed cut of direct ferry services from Birchgrove and Thames Street wharves to Circular Quay.
Nothing’s off-limits at Council Libraries this February, with talks on sex, romance, adolescence and a Mardi Gras-related Rainbow families storytime.
A number of funds which have been established to support those affected by the bush fires
Submissions are now open for the 2020 Built Environment Awards, comprising the Marrickville Medal for Conservation and the Inner West Urban Photography Competition.
In response to the devastation caused by bushfires ravaging NSW, Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne has today convened a meeting of Sydney Councils to plan a coordinated response to help local governments i ...
Brown Street carpark in Ashfield will temporarily close from Monday, 13 January
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 ...
Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne has condemned a State Government proposal to place a large smoke stack just metres from the side of a children’s pool in the grounds Leichhardt Park Aquatic Centre (LPAC). ...
TAFE NSW Petersham, Koori Curriculum, and Inner West City Council have brought Christmas cheer to those who need it most, with the annual Koori Christmas Drive.
Council will lead a new grassroots initiative to assess the impact of poverty on local communities across NSW.
Council is inviting applications for the next Community Leaders in Sustainability course.
A new work by Craig Bunker, aka Bunkwaa, an Australian comic book artist and cartoonist, is the next to feature at Council’s ArtSeat.
Council is hosting an Activate Inclusion Sports Day in partnership with Variety – the Children’s Charity NSW/ACT and Sport NSW on International Day of People with Disability on Tuesday, 3 December 201 ...
Council’s Perfect Match is back in 2020 and applications are now open.
Inner West Council is calling on the Minister for Environment and the Minister for Local Government to enter into a partnership with Local Government to deliver a food recycling scheme for metropolita ...
Council is hosting a weekend of films, music and live performance to mark the 2019 International Day of People With Disability.
Purchase a unique Christmas present at Stonevilla Studios annual fundraising art sale this Friday.
Council Libraries are celebrating the holiday season with a Summer Reading Challenge photo competition and Christmas events and workshops.
Council is seeking to engage an artist/s to install bold contemporary public artworks at the new Marrickville Metro.
Inner West Council has voted at last night’s meeting to move all celebratory events other than the citizenship ceremony away from the 26 of January.
EDGE Balmain has a special emphasis on live music, with both Classics at Callan Park and Jazz in the Park taking place on the weekend of Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 November.
EDGE Balmain will shine a spotlight on Darling Street and Balmain Road with performance, installations, creative trails and a special emphasis on live music.
Inner West families this week celebrated the launch of the new inclusive playground at Steel Park, part of the $5 million Cooks River Parklands upgrade being completed by Inner West Council.
The winner of the 2019 GreenWay Open Art Prize is Eunjoo Jang who has won a prize package valued at $6,000 for her work Tuesday in Newtown (pictured).
Council will once again support the United Nations’ 16 Days of Activism to prevent gender-based violence through a series of workshops and events.
Inner West Council’s Cooks to Cove GreenWay plan has won the AILA 2019 National Landscape Architecture Award for Urban Design.
Council has launched a new free gig guide, The Lineup, as part of the on-going support for live music venues and creative industries in the Inner West.
Everyone’s invited to a free community celebration: Launch of EDGE Newtown on Thursday, 7 November
Nominations are now open for Inner West Council’s 2020 Citizen of the Year, Senior Citizen of the Year and Young Citizen of the Year.
Mayor Darcy Byrne will launch EDGE Newtown – themed Art and Activism - on Thursday, 7 November, 6pm-8pm in Newtown Square.
There’s something for all ages in November at Inner West Council Libraries.
Council will officially open the inclusive playground and Cooks River Parklands upgrade on Wednesday, 6 November, 12pm.
Inner West Council will formally name a precinct in honour of the close bond between the local community and Italo-Australians, who have long called the area their home.
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