Media Releases

3 Jun 2016

WestConnex Notifies of Geotechnical drilling in Leichhardt

The WestConnex Delivery Authority has advised Council that they will be undertaking geotechnical investigations in various locations along Darley Road, near Charles Street and Elswick Street, Leichhardt.

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3 Jun 2016

Potentially life-saving defibrillator installed at Mackey Park

Inner West Council has supported the installation of an automatic electronic defibrillator at Mackey Park. The AED system, the first NSW defibrillator installed in NSW as a result of the Heartbeat of Football program, was unveiled yesterday by Socceroos Tim Cahill and Bailey Wright, who also launche ...

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3 Jun 2016

Roaming Short Play Festival Tours Inner West

For three months, a group of talented young people from across the Inner West have been mentored by industry professionals to write, direct and perform their own short plays.

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31 May 2016

Community Focus Drives Printmaking Exhibition

Tuesday 31 May, 2016: Printmaker Stephen Corry draws on his interaction with his local inner west community in a new exhibition opening this week at Leichhardt Library.

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31 May 2016

Funding for Cooks River welcomed by Council

The Administrator of Inner West Council today welcomed the funding announcement by the Australian Government for Cooks River recovery and wetland restoration projects.

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30 May 2016

Leichhardt Library Launches Inspirational Traveller’s Tales

The lure of journeys into the unknown will be the drawcard of a new series of author talks known as ‘Traveller’s Tales’ to be launched at Leichhardt Library in June.

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28 May 2016

Fans get to meet the Caltex Socceroos at Leichhardt Oval on Thursday

Fresh from their recent match against England, football fans will get the opportunity to meet their favourite Caltex Socceroos including Mile Jedinak, Aaron Mooy, Robbie Kruse and Tom Rogic at the Caltex Socceroos Fan Day at Leichhardt Oval on Thursday 2 June.

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20 May 2016

Tom Uren Walking Trail Marks a Fitting Tribute

The community of the inner west and beyond is invited to celebrate the life and legacy of local Balmain resident and national icon Tom Uren, with the launch of the Tom Uren Walking Trail on Saturday, 28 May.

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20 May 2016

Administrator Pledges to Represent Inner West Residents

The Administrator of the new Inner West Council Mr Richard Pearson, has emphasised his commitment to representing the views of inner west residents in all matters, including WestConnex.

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20 May 2016

Citizens of the Year Celebrated at Leichhardt Oval

A local bushcare advocate and a supporter of local teens and their families have been recognised as Leichhardt Citizen of the Year and Young Citizen of the Year.

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20 May 2016

Inner West Council Facebook Posts

Council has been notified that a number of WestConnex Posts have been removed from the previous Leichhardt Council Facebook Page.

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19 May 2016

Have Your Say on Cooks River Parklands

The Inner West Council community is invited to comment on plans to improve recreation and environmental outcomes for the Cooks River and its parklands.

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17 May 2016

Business As Usual for Residents of New Inner West Council

Residents of the new Inner West Council will continue to receive the high quality services they expect from their new local council, along with a $15 million boost to community projects and services.

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17 May 2016

Inner West Council Administrator and Interim General Manager

Mr Richard Pearson has been appointed as Administrator of Inner West Council and Ms Vanessa Chan as the Interim General Manager following the merger of Ashfield, Leichhardt and Marrickville Councils.

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