Speeches

Kirsty Rose has been assisting vulnerable young people in our education system for over 21 years. For the past five of those, she has served as Principal of Waranara School in Marrickville.

February 06, 2020

Speeches

Most of all, we have been moved by our common humanity and our essential drive to support one another and to have each other's backs. Let us grieve together. Let us rage together. Let us express our deepest gratitude together. But most of all, let us never forget these past few months, because we need to work together and fight side by side to make sure it never happens again.

February 05, 2020

Speeches

Stanmore Festival of Music is an annual community music festival, bringing together a wide variety of inner west musical talents and tunes.

November 20, 2019

Speeches

The inner west is Sydney’s cultural capital. The Perfect Match program, which I initiated as Mayor of Marrickville, has grown from a small trial to a pivotal part of the council’s annual Edge festival.

November 19, 2019

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Last month I was pleased to host an Inner West Youth Mental Health Forum at Petersham Bowling Club. The forum was an opportunity to learn more about the pressures young people face and the scale of the challenge we face together.

November 13, 2019

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Paint the Town REaD in Marrickville teaches families, early childhood educators and communities the importance of literacy for growing minds.

November 12, 2019

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Walking Volunteers are a group of avid walking enthusiasts who give their time and expertise to map out continuous walking routes around Sydney for the benefit of all Sydneysiders.

October 24, 2019

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Sunday October 20th marked the 43rd Annual Walkthon for the Greek Welfare Centre, hosted by St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Parish in Marrickville.

October 23, 2019

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The Water Supply (Critical Needs) Bill 2019 aims to protect water supply to drought-ravaged towns by declaring developments to Wyangala, Mole River and Dungowan dams to be critical State significant infrastructure.

October 23, 2019

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I warmly congratulate Cynthia Bacon, proud mum of Sophia and Olivia at Marrickville West Public School, who has been named Public School Parent of the Year at this year's Public Education Foundation Awards.

October 22, 2019