Mayor and councillors

Inner West Council has 15 councillors. The Inner West Council area is divided into 5 wards (3 councillors per ward).

Local government elections were held on 4 December 2021 to elect all councillors to serve until September 2024. The declaration of results for this election provided below:

Once a year, councillors must elect a mayor and a deputy mayor from among their number. On 19 September 2023, Clr Darcy Byrne was elected mayor and Clr Chloe Smith was elected deputy mayor.



Baludarri Ward (Balmain)

Damun Ward (Stanmore)

Clr Chloe Smith

Deputy Mayor – Chloe Smith (Labor)

Read about Chloe here

Djarrawunang Ward (Ashfield)

Gulgadya Ward (Leichhardt)

Midjuburi Ward (Marrickville)

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Page last updated: 24 Nov 2023