A resident-led campaign to de-amalgamate Sydney’s Inner West Council is gaining traction in the lead-up to the 4 December NSW local government elections.
With residents of Inner West Council soon to have their say on de-amalgamation, Pip Hinman weighs in on the costs and benefits.
The NSW local government elections have again been postponed due to Covid-19 – as questions are asked about the cost to democracy and plans to ensure the elections proceed in a Covid-safe way.
Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore has lashed out at the Morrison Government on social media, telling it to “get its act together” on Covid-19 vaccinations.
The Greens have called for more public toilets across Sydney’s Inner West and for the facilities to offer free sanitary products.
Despite having one of the highest proportions of LGBTQI+ people of any LGA in Australia, Inner West Council does not have a single queer councillor. That needs to change, argues Liz Atkins.