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Grassroots to global: Inner West Council Greens aren’t afraid to go big

By EVA BAXTER Inner West Council has one of the strongest representations of Greens on council in Sydney. There are currently five Greens on council, tied with Labor for the most representatives for a party. In comparison, nearby Canterbury-Bankstown Council has one Green on council, and one candidate. City of Sydney has no Greens currently […]

Inner West Election Candidates Profile: Marrickville-Midjuburi Ward

By DANIEL LO SURDO Inner West Council's Marrickville-Midjuburi Ward promises to be an intriguing battleground come election day on December 4. Neither incumbent councillors Sam Iskandar and Colin Hesse will be seeking re-election, with only Independent and former Deputy Mayor Victor Macri campaigning to retain his seat in Marrickville.  Victor Macri  Cr Macri has been […]

Dibble Ave Waterhole restored and safety audit expected for nearby Marrickville Golf Club

By EVA BAXTER Stabilisation and preservation works at the Dibble Ave Waterhole in Marrickville are almost complete and revegetation of the stabilised banks has commenced. The project coincides with the plans for Marrickville Parklands including the Marrickville Golf Course which in August was contentiously granted a 21-year lease by Inner West Council. The waterhole has […]

Meet the Greens candidates for the 2021 Inner West Council elections

By SASHA FOOT, ELYSIA COOK and DANIEL LO SURDO Ahead of the Inner West Council local elections on September 4, the Independent profiled all five Greens candidates seeking to either be elected or gain re-election to Council.  Kobi Shetty Kobi Shetty is the Greens candidate running for Baludarri-Balmain, which encompasses the suburbs of Balmain, Balmain-East, […]