This was and always will be Aboriginal land. Jo will continue to push for Indigenous recognition, justice reinvestment and for reconciliation with our State's First People.

Indigenous Australians

I congratulate the Newtown Breakaways Australian Football Club on two wonderful community events: their Indigenous Round in late April and their Frontline Workers Round in early May.

May 10, 2022

Indigenous Australians

Cricket Clubs across the country, including Inner West clubs, held a reconciliation round this past weekend, acknowledging and celebrating First Nations people.

February 23, 2022

Indigenous Australians

Each year, local residents generously donate toys and books for my Annual Christmas Toy Drive, with donations going to kids and families supported by AbSec, the NSW Child, Family and Community Peak Aboriginal Corporation.

February 22, 2022

Indigenous Australians

I congratulate Kamilaroi woman and Dulwich Hill local Cheree Toka on her successful campaign to have the Aboriginal flag flown on the Sydney Harbour Bridge year‑round.

February 16, 2022

Indigenous Australians

The Inner West Council's Gadigal Wangal Wayfinding Project has won the Leo Kelly OAM Arts and Culture Award at the 2021 Local Government NSW Awards. 

November 09, 2021

Indigenous Australians

Deadly Connections Community & Justice Services is an important Aboriginal-led, not-for-profit organisation which does crucial work that breaks cycles of disadvantage and trauma to directly address the over-representation of Aboriginal people in the child protection and justice system.

October 19, 2021

Indigenous Australians

I extend my thanks to the staff and volunteers of the Marrickville PCYC who worked with NSW Health to establish a pop-up vaccination clinic.

October 12, 2021

Indigenous Australians

Reconciliation Week begins and ends on the same dates every year, acknowledging the successful referendum recognising First Nations people on 27 May 1967 and Eddie Mabo's Native Title case on 3 June 1992.

June 08, 2021

Indigenous Australians

I congratulate the 150 women from the inner west who were included in the council's 2021 International Women's Day honour roll for their sisterhood and achievements in the community.

March 25, 2021

Indigenous Australians

Over the month of March, the Cooks River Alliance has been bringing together inner westies and local environmental groups to help clean up the Cooks River and our local parks across the inner west.

March 24, 2021