INNER WEST INDEPENDENT

Walking on water

It was once a hive of activity, employing over 4,000 workers from Balmain and the surrounding areas. But for decades afterwards, Cockatoo Island has been … Read more

Tall gum cops the chop

Stanmore’s tallest eucalypt met a grim end earlier this month, with the lemon-scented gum opposite Stanmore Public School cut down on Tuesday, January 19. The … Read more

Iconic Glebe cafe destroyed

Glebe has lost one of its most iconic institutions after flames consumed the popular Cafe Otto early last Wednesday morning. A shocked community was left … Read more

Diamonds of the Dunghutti come to Rozelle

After three years ‘missing in action’, artist John “Gurri” Kelly hopes his new exhibition in Rozelle will help introduce art audiences to the unique Aboriginal … Read more

Locals battle against cruise terminal decision

It may have been a Christmas decision, but the frigid reception greeting the state government’s announcement it had decided to relocate the Cruise Passenger Terminal … Read more

Call for Tigers submissions

The redevelopment of Balmain Leagues Club has taken another step towards gaining development approval, with relevant plans and documents on public display until February 22 … Read more

New director for NSW Writers’ Centre

For the first time in two years, the NSW Writers’ Centre has a new permanent Executive Director. David Ryding has been keeping himself thoroughly occupied … Read more

Marrickville gets a piece of the stimulus pie

Marrickville Council has launched several new projects which will receive funding from the Federal Government’s Community Infrastructure Program. Marrickville Mayor Sam Iskandar, accompanied by the … Read more

Liberal Councillor’s party membership suspended

Ashfield Councillor Nick Adams’ suspension from the Liberal Party, for verbally abusing a television journalist outside Council Chambers, has been ratified by the organisation’s State … Read more

Local art competition stops traffic

Aiming to make the community a bit brighter for the third year running, the Insight/Out of Sight art competition promotes artwork in the community, by … Read more