Your Say: Council Amalgamations

February 17, 2017
Should the Inner West Council remain amalgamated? “I don’t want it to remain merged. I have friends who work for council, they have told me they will be losing their jobs to contractors if the […]

Inner West Whispers – 298

January 20, 2017
Hail Little Ceasars – Council couplings not far off – Arise St George of Erko • The news that all-American fastfood import ‘Little Ceasars Pizzeria’ is taking up space on Leichardt’s foodie throughfare of Marion Street […]

Inner West Whispers – 293

October 21, 2016
Barber DV conviction – Merging the merged • Last week Hawleywood’s Barbershop in Newtown became the centre of a media storm, when one of the store’s barbers and former Mixed Martial Arts fighter Julian Wallace (misreported […]

Rant: Local communities dismissed

October 7, 2016
The Baird Government’s sack-and-dismiss approach to reform of local government has been harsh and careless. It has impacted on people’s lives, caused big costs for ratepayers and instability continues now into the fifth month since […]

Inner West Whispers – 283

May 26, 2016
Game of Councils – administrator rumours • The news of council mergers caused some drama after Ms Vanessa Chan, the previous General Manager of Ashfield Council, became GM for the new Inner West (mega) Council. The […]