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Community consultation needed over Sydney Park Junction improvements

By EVA BAXTER The state government’s Sydney Park Junction project is a pedestrian friendly, traffic calming initiative aiming to extend the look and feel of the southern end of King Street into a new St Peters square. Transport for NSW proposes reducing traffic lanes and creating new walking and cycling links from Princes Highway to […]

Inner-west Liberal-Labor pact

BY ALEC SMART A deal between Labor and the Liberal Party in last week’s Inner-West mayoral election has critics furious that democracy has been subverted, with The Greens claiming they’ve been marginalized. The Mayoral election pitted former Leichardt Mayor Darcy Byrne (Labor) against first-time councillor Pauline Lockie (Independent), in a contest that was ultimately decided […]

Oldies but goodies: candidates make a comeback in Marrickville

BY GEORGIA CLARK The amalgamation of Sydney metropolitan councils may have been a game-changer for the Inner West Council, but this hasn’t deterred a number of familiar faces from making a comeback to contest the upcoming September 9 elections for the Marrickville ward. While a number of councillors were axed and boundaries redrawn, a handful […]