Inner West residents were shocked to be told by their council’s general manager they were effectively being shut out of the preparation of the demerger case, reports Peter Boyle.
A poll of Inner West Council residents has shown the majority want the council demerged and restored to the former Ashfield, Leichhardt and Marrickville councils.
The former mayor of Inner West Council, Darcy Byrne, is vowing to return to the top job after being dumped in favour of the Greens’ Rochelle Porteous.
A war of words has broken out over the future management of Callan Park and whether the site is under new risk of commercial redevelopment.
A resident-initiated meeting to discuss the case to de-amalgamate the Inner West Council has drawn good numbers, reports Markela Panegyres.
Inner West Greens candidates plan to break what they say is a Labor-Liberal alliance with a platform of expanding public spaces and establishing a greener council.