Sydney cycles feasibility study

By Paul Hemsley Neighbouring councils have each contributed funds to a feasibility study for the proposed City West Cycle Link. The cycle link is estimated to cost $5 million, with the feasibility study receiving funds of $3000 from the City of Sydney, $5000 from Leichhardt Council, and $3000 from Ashfield Council. BIKESydney proposed the link, […]

Councils linked in light rail extension

By Paul Hemsley Leichhardt, Marrickville and Ashfield Councils have taken on more direct involvement with the Inner West Light Rail Extension in Sydney. The NSW Government and Metro Transport Sydney (MTS), the existing light rail operator, have begun work on design development for construction tendering purposes. According to a Marrickville Council spokesperson, councils have been […]

When politics hurts council business

By Lilia Guan   Marrickville Council’s decision to back out of its support for the global boycott of Israeli goods has been welcomed by the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA).   The decision was passed on Wednesday night’s council meeting where councillors discussed a staff report outlining the implications of implementing the policy.   Mayor Fiona […]

Marrickville backs ban

By Lilia Guan   The city of Marrickville in Sydney, has defended its support for sanctions against Israel, as a business decision.   Marrickville has joined the Global Boycott Divestments and Sanctions (GBDS) campaign against Israel.   The GBDS movement was a global movement that called for the boycott of goods produced in Israel.   […]


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