INNER WEST INDEPENDENT

One foot nailed to the platform

‘Light Rail Extension To Be Investigated’, screamed the headline of a recent media release from the office of NSW Transport Minister, David Campbell. Supporters of … Read more

Glebe key to Indigenous employment campaign

From its office on the corner of Parramatta and Glebe Point roads, the Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) is using Glebe as the hub of its … Read more

Ferragosto ’09

Chefs on stilts were just one of the many attractions at the annual Italian Ferragosto Festival in Five Dock on Sunday, August 16. Festivalgoers amused … Read more

Ten strife-torn years, but Timor’s future is looking up

The name might seem vaguely familiar, but for most people, if the word ‘Maliana’ enters the conversation, recognition is probably as far as it goes. … Read more

Community ‘misled’ on White Bay development

Leichhardt Council has unanimously backed a resolution calling on Planning Minister Kristina Keneally to delay the Bailey’s Marine development at White Bay until the release … Read more

Meeting set to roar on Tigers club sale

An extraordinary general meeting of the Balmain Leagues Club on Thursday, August 27, is to put forward a resolution to sell the property in an … Read more

Residents face eviction to house homeless

It reads almost like a Yes, Minister script – the Department of Housing evicting its own tenants, in order to build a facility for…homeless people. … Read more

Inner west icon hits 80

“If it’s in the paper, it might be true.” Here goes then – Max Watts, Annandale resident, journalist, academic, activist and enigma, spent last Sunday … Read more

Green space goes begging

A quick look at a street directory of the Leichhardt Municipality reveals the unequal distribution of parks across its six suburbs. Some suburbs have a … Read more

Coming up in September

• The Sydney College of the Arts is holding its 2009 Open Day on Saturday, August 29. The day will feature information on undergraduate and … Read more