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NSW government rejects Inner West boarding house safety proposal

By DANIEL LO SURDO Inner West mayor Darcy Byrne has said that a proposal to jointly review the safety of boarding houses in the wake of the March Newtown fire has been rejected by the NSW government. Earlier this month, Inner West councillors unanimously supported a motion urgently requesting the NSW government to participate in […]

Fatal Newtown fire treated as suspicious, three people escape separate house fire in Glebe

By PATRICK MCKENZIE The Inner West has endured two critical house fires in the past two days after police officers suffered smoke inhalation on Monday morning after rescuing three people from a house fire in Glebe, while a fire in a Newtown boarding house on Tuesday morning claimed three lives, in an incident which police […]