INNER WEST INDEPENDENT

Lessons from the past still relevant for today

That venerable organisation, the Sydney Mechanics School of Arts, is presenting a free screening of the equally venerable 1996 documentary, Rats in the Ranks, … Read more

Greens announce candidate for federal election

Former Marrickville Mayor Sam Byrne has been preselected by The Greens to stand in Grayndler at this year’s federal election. The inner-west seat is currently … Read more

Tony Abbott, and a kangaroo that ate Sydney

“You’re going straight to hell!” On the face of it, the reaction of a delivery boy who collected one of Joseph Cavalieri’s first sold pieces … Read more

Annandale fundraiser for children of Jenin

Artists including Diana Anaid, Melanie Horsnell and Australian Idol winner Wes Carr are amongst those donating their time for a fundraising concert for a Palestinian … Read more

Smokers face further restrictions

Leichhardt LGA is to ban smoking in alfresco dining areas across the municipality, after a vote at Council approved the measure. The measure, first put … Read more

Qirkz closure forces hand for local bands

Sydney’s underground music scene has taken a hit with the recent closure of Marrickville live entertainment venue Qirkz, but the Council says its proposed new … Read more

Honour Roll recognises inspiring Leichhardt women

Nine inspirational, community-minded women were selected on March 7 to be added to Leichhardt Council’s International Women’s Day Honour Roll. The names were announced following … Read more

Apartment fire leads to arson arrest

A 52-year-old man has been charged with arson following an apartment fire on Balmain Road in Leichhardt around 5.30pm on Saturday, March 20, which left … Read more

Racist flyers strike again

Inner-west letterboxes have again been hit by anti-immigration leaflets, much to the disappointment of local residents and community leaders. For the second time in less … Read more

Glebe debut a change of pace for Whitney

For a broadcast journalist who is used to her every professional move being relentlessly monitored, Whitney Fitzsimmons is surprisingly forthcoming when you ask her about … Read more