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.

At the inaugural meeting of the newly-elected council on 29 December 2021, the councillors selected Councillor Darcy Byrne as Mayor and Councillor Jessica D'Arienzo as Deputy Mayor.



Baludarri Ward (Balmain)

  • Mayor – Darcy Byrne (Labor)
  • Kobi Shetty (Greens)
  • John Stamolis (Independent)

Damun Ward (Stanmore)

  • Liz Atkins (Green)
  • Pauline Lockie (Independent)
  • Chloe Smith (Labor)

Djarrawunang Ward (Ashfield)

  • Deputy Mayor – Jessica D'Arienzo (Labor)
  • Mark Drury (Labor)
  • Dylan Griffiths (Greens)

Gulgadya Ward (Leichhardt)

  • Marghanita Da Cruz (Greens)
  • Philippa Scott (Labor)
  • Timothy Stephens (Labor)

Midjuburi Ward (Marrickville)

  • Mat Howard (Labor)
  • Justine Langford (Greens)
  • Zoe Tsardoulias (Labor)

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Page last updated: 13 Jan 2022