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Scoring a try for South Marrickville

South Sydney Rabbitohs first-grader Tulsa Saumanao is a fitness trainer for the Marrickville Souths Breakfast Club, a program that is helping disadvantaged youth in South Marrickville. A joint venture by Marrickville Council, Rabbitohs NRL ‘South Cares’ program and other partners, the program consists of three under-20s Rabbitohs players training kids at the local PCYC. Mr […]

Sorry not sorry: councillor suspended for refusing apology

Marrickville Greens councillor Max Phillips has been suspended for two months after refusing to apologise for informing residents about a $5 million offer made to council by developer Meriton. The Division of Local Government (DLG) suspended Cr Phillips, who has now lodged an appeal with the Pecuniary Interest and Disciplinary Tribunal. Cr Phillips said he […]

Tempe Public to Live to Create

Tempe Public School students created a mural last week in an initiative designed to curb illegal graffiti. As part of Marrickville Council’s Live to Create initiative and under the guidance of artist Nathan Dawson, students completed the mural over three days with airbrushing. Mr Dawson, an accomplished artist in the media with watercolour, pen and […]

News in brief

Push to save Newtown Markets Almost 2000 signatures have been collected in a bid to save Newtown Markets, which Marrickville Municipal Council has decided must close. A DA committee meeting on August 13 decided the markets were an inappropriate use of Newtown Square and had begun to compete with retailers on King St and Enmore […]