Featured Inner West Independent

Football legend unites sports players for Covid-19 aid

By ALEC SMART Craig Foster, TV presenter and chief football analyst at SBS for The World Game, has recruited fellow sports talents and supporters via the #PlayForLives campaign to assist in relief efforts to help the elderly and disadvantaged whilst the Covid-19 restrictions are in place. What began as a way of motivating his teammates […]

Mutual aid group formed to help with Covid-19

by TONY KALLEGEROS A volunteer-run help organisation is providing community assistance to those in need during the coronavirus pandemic. Inner West Sydney Mutual Aid is a Facebook group that recruits volunteers and matches them to people restricted by coronavirus legislation, such as elderly people who are unable to leave their homes/nursing homes but need shopping […]

Trouble brewing in Sydney’s inner west

by ALEC SMART Brewery tasting tours are one of the popular attractions of Sydney’s Inner West, where a diverse group of microbreweries regularly draw in punters, keen to sample the amber nectar. The breweries, many of which are within walking distance of each other, range from small niche operators, like Willie the Boatman and Bucket […]

Fun Police halt home-delivered cocktails

by ALEC SMART The Rio cocktail bar in Summer Hill, in Sydney's inner west, was shut down On Tues 24 March by licensing police for running a home-delivery drinks service. This closure came despite the owner explaining to the police officers that home-delivery was permitted by the Federal Government in the rules announced by the […]