Last chance to see Balmain workers

The “Balmain Workers Help Make Our Nation” exhibition has run very successfully throughout April, but if you haven’t had a chance to check it out, … Read more

Should Leichhardt Council accept contaminated and rejected land from the State?

As work presses ahead with the Masterplan for Callan Park, progress on the Heads of Agreement for the site remains deadlocked, with Leichhardt Council retaining … Read more

Hotel upgrade, democracy downgrade?

Improvement of social equity and the interaction of a community have traditionally been held up as paramount in good urban planning. But local Newtown residents … Read more

Chalking out a reputation

Jessica Chalker feels like a ‘God antenna’. That’s the phrase used by the 26-year-old singer and songwriter from Summer Hill to explain how a stream … Read more

Locals say development goes off the rails

An increasingly loud voice, comprised of local politicians, community action groups and residents, is demanding the two and-a-half hectares around the Rozelle Tram Sheds be … Read more

Post-mortem reveals the real victims of Metro

A couple of months after its official axing, the Metro may just be a distant memory for most residents of Rozelle. But for some, the … Read more

New archive for Newtown

Quite a few people know that AC/DC got their start in Newtown, originally meeting and rehearsing there in the early 1970s. Fewer people, however, are … Read more

Travelling exhibition

The Aboriginal art community of Wangkatjungka is located at the northern end of the Canning Stock route, some 120 kilometres south-east of Fitzroy Crossing, and … Read more

Juvenile convictions halve in Glebe

Glebe police say that a curfew system to keep offenders off the streets at night is working to reduce juvenile crime. The number of violent … Read more

Support for Independent

After less than a year, a survey by Leichhardt Council shows the Inner West Independent has already made a significant impression on local residents. The … Read more