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Indigenous Affairs Minister Linda Burney kicks off Uluru Statement campaign at Marrickville

By LILA PIERCE The Inner West recently held a packed forum addressing the Uluru Statement from the Heart at Marrickville Town Hall on June 18, with key speakers including Indigenous Affairs Minister Linda Burney and Labor Senator Patrick Dodson.  Hosting the forum was Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne, joined by the Director of the From […]

Inner West Arts Recovery Summit will address struggles of arts sector

By ERIN MODARO The Inner West Council will hold an Arts and Music Summit at Marrickville Town Hall to celebrate and promote the arts in the wake of the devastating impacts that Covid-19 has had on the industry. Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne, who will be a keynote speaker at the event, says that it’s […]

Incoming Indigenous Affairs Minister to address Marrickville Town Hall on Uluru Statement

By DANIEL LO SURDO The incoming Indigenous Affairs Minister will address Marrickville Town Hall next month as part of a public forum on the Uluru Statement from the Heart. Linda Burney, who holds the seat of Barton in Sydney's inner southern suburbs, will be sworn in as the first female Indigenous Affairs Minister after Labor's […]

Marrickville Town Hall lights up for Indigenous matriarchs ahead of International Women’s Day

By PATRICK MCKENZIE Marrickville Town Hall has been lit up as part of Inner West Council’s month-long International Women’s Day celebrations. On Friday, Marrickville Town Hall played host to projections and audio installations in recognition of Aboriginal matriarchs and custodianship over the Midjuburi precinct. This comes ahead of International Women’s Day on Tuesday, with ‘Break […]

International Women’s Day to be marked by workshops, conversation and storytelling across the Inner West

By DANIEL LO SURDO International Women's Day will be marked across the Inner West this Tuesday with events that seek to honour the contribution of Aboriginal matriarchs, as well as hosting an 'In Conversation' event with two prominent voices for families, women and children. Marrickville Library will host a conversation between journalist, advocate and keynote […]

Former Marrickville Mayor warns that Town Hall is ‘struggling to keep its relevance’ ahead of 100-year mark

By SEJA AL ZAIDI A former Marrickville mayor has said that the community's town hall is "struggling to keep its relevance" ahead of its 100-year anniversary this month. In 2020, the heritage-listed Marrickville Town Hall was voted to be converted into a live music, performing arts and cultural centre. Council aims to transform the Town […]

Marrickville Town hall live music proposal back to the drawing board

By ALLISON HORE  From council meetings to contemporary culture, the Marrickville Town Hall was set to begin a new life as a live music venue.   But those plans have been halted after some councillors had second thoughts about the idea.   In September last year, the Inner West Council moved to transform the building into a live music […]