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COVID-19 has caused widespread uncertainty and people are rightly looking to our public institutions for consistency and confidence. Our criminal justice system is under scrutiny as we interrogate the ways it often lets down the most vulnerable, including our First Nations people. The Black Lives Matter movement calls out the unforgivable racism in our criminal justice system—racism that cannot be denied and that demands urgent action.

August 11, 2020

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The COVID-19 pandemic has put our aged care system on a knife's edge. As we know, older people are particularly susceptible to the virus, and protecting aged care settings from infection is crucial.

August 04, 2020

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Students at Tempe High School, Tempe Primary School and Ferncourt Primary School will be safer on their walk to school thanks to a new pedestrian crossing on Richardson Crescent in South Marrickville.

August 04, 2020

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The new Marrickville Library has been awarded the prestigious NSW Premier's Prize in this year's 2020 NSW Architecture Awards.

 

August 04, 2020

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This petition sends, yet again, a clear message to the Government that the people of New South Wales are fed up with its addiction to polluting toll roads.

July 30, 2020

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Congratulations to Roxanne McMurray, Professor Simon Chapman, Peggy Lane and Daniel Lahood; all of whom have been named as this year's Inner West Council Citizens of the Year.

July 30, 2020

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Community pantries has sprouted across the inner west, providing food and essential items for those who have lost income, are self-isolating, or just need a helping hand.

July 30, 2020

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Congratulations to Charlie Moore in Year 8 at Marrickville High School, who has won the secondary prize at Inner West Urban Photography Competition with his photograph titled "Old and New parallel".

July 29, 2020

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The Ashfield Blessing Box at Ashfield Baptist Church has been stocked by generous members of the Ashfield community providing support those doing it tough during the pandemic.

July 29, 2020

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This World Refugee Day, I acknowledge the inner west activists and groups who are fighting for a more just and humane immigration system in Australia.

July 28, 2020