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    Clean Up Australia Day turns 25

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  • Celebrate Portuguese food, wine and culture at the Bairro Português Food and Wine Fair, now in its 13th year.

    Bairro Português

    Celebrate Portuguese food, wine and culture at the Bairro Português Food and Wine Fair, now in its 13th year. Read more

Latest news

Local government amalgamations

The state government is proposing widespread local government boundary changes – amalgamations – that will affect inner west residents. Marrickville Council is supportive of local government reform, but opposed to forced amalgamations.

Important information about submitting Development Applications

Council is moving towards enhancing lodgement requirements for Development Applications and associated documentation. This means that, from 1 January 2015, Council will no longer accept paper-only Development Applications.

Council strongly opposes latest WestConnex plans

Marrickville Council will seek an urgent meeting with the WestConnex delivery authority, asking for further information about the WestConnex St Peters Interchange plans which have been announced.

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Your Say Marrickville

Proposed additional rate increase

We have recently been seeking community feedback on a proposed 3% rate increase above the rate peg to help renew Marrickville's essential community infrastructure. This includes roads, storm water drainage, park buildings and play equipment. Visit this page to see how the engagement was run and where the process is now.

Marrickville Infrastructure Jury – follow their progress

The Jury was convened to answer a two-part question:

  • What level of infrastructure quality do we want to pay for in Marrickville?
  • What are our local priorities for investment?

The Jury's final meeting was on Saturday 7 February 2015.

All current consultations

What's on

15
Mar
Bairro Português Petersham Food & Wine Fair

Taste Portuguese culture at the annual Bairro Português Petersham Food & Wine Fair. Now in its 13th...

21
Mar
Speed Date a Sustainability Expert

Residents will have the opportunity to receive free advice from a range of sustainability experts...

28
Mar
Water Sensitive Urban Design – Part 1

Three part workshop. Part one: Introduction to the basics of water sensitive design. Explains how...

14
Apr
Free Child Restraint Safety Check

Parents and carers can check that their child car restraints, harnesses and booster seats are...

Marrickville Infrastructure Jury

What level of infrastructure quality do we want to pay for in Marrickville? What are our local priorities for investment? Council has convened a Citizens Jury to participate for 3 months in an innovative public decision-making process that will help to answer these questions.

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