INNER WEST INDEPENDENT

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

Flightpath cleared for takeoff

After a turbulent start, the inaugural Flightpath Festival is in the final stages of preparation, primed with a younger, more diverse, and decidedly more local … Read more