INNER WEST INDEPENDENT

Council supports current rates system against ‘Robin Hood in reverse’

Leichhardt Council has moved to reaffirm its support for the existing rates system, in a pre-emptive move against “expectations” of a cut for wealthy landowners … Read more

Keneally rolls out transport blueprint – minus Metro

The CBD Metro is dead – for now. The Keneally Government’s long-awaited transport blueprint has received a cautiously optimistic response, albeit with significant caveats regarding … Read more

Malaysian man murdered in Leichhardt

Police from the Leichhardt Local Area Command have appealed for public assistance following the stabbing of a man shortly before midnight on Sunday, February 21.… Read more

Locals unhappy over Harold Park plans

The City of Sydney’s consultation process for Harold Park Paceway descended into disunity at the secondary presentation of a draft urban design study in February, … Read more

Metro gone – but what now for Tigers?

With the CBD Metro now officially axed, Balmain football icon Benny Elias says the future of the Balmain Leagues Club depends on the proposed multi-million-dollar … Read more

Goodwill ambassador

For a man who has worn dozens of hats in his lifetime, Warren Mundine’s role as an official Australia Day Ambassador for Ashfield Council may, … Read more

Confusion reigns over inner west transport plans

The recent surprise announcement by NSW Premier Kristina Keneally that property acquisitions for the CBD Metro in Rozelle had been put on hold has people … Read more

Laneways relocates to Rozelle

An inherent trait that adds to the bohemian charm of Melbourne is the way in which you find yourself suddenly tucked into one of its … Read more

Neighbourhood watch

Melbourne-based artists Kylie Wilkinson and Nat Thomas have been snooping around Marrickville since the beginning of January. But the local cops have had no need … Read more

Art school opens up

Leichhardt’s Art Est. Art School will hold an Open Day on Saturday, January 30, between 10am and 2pm. The establishment is the two-year-old brainchild of … Read more