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  • Council is encouraging residents to get on their bike for NSW Bike Week (12–20 September), with free events and cycling courses for all ages and levels of ability.

    On your bike, Marrickville!

    Council is encouraging residents to get on their bike for NSW Bike Week (12–20 September), with free events and cycling courses for all ages and levels of ability. Read more

  • Sustainable living tours, workshops and demonstrations galore on Sustainable House Day, Sunday 13 September 2015.

    Sustainable House Day

    Sustainable living tours, workshops and demonstrations galore on Sustainable House Day, Sunday 13 September 2015. Read more

Latest news

IPART assessments a smokescreen for forced amalgamations

As the State Government commences an advertising campaign paving the way for forced amalgamations, Mayor Mark Gardiner has said they have yet produce “even one shred of evidence” that Marrickville residents will be better off.

Government cost-shifting hurting local communities

State and Federal Government cost-shifting onto local councils has become endemic, and is now a significant burden on Marrickville Council.

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Your Say Marrickville

No forced amalgamation for Marrickville

The NSW Government wants Marrickville to amalgamate with Canada Bay, Ashfield, Burwood, Leichhardt and Strathfield – even though an overwhelming majority of the Marrickville community are opposed to this.

Improving the use and access of laneways

Have your say about the draft guidelines Council has developed to improve the use of laneways throughout the Marrickville local government area.

Tomorrow's Dulwich Hill

Join us to create Tomorrow's Dulwich Hill: a new way of planning, designing and building that puts people and place at the centre.

All current consultations

What's on

03
Sep
Vietnamese Tech Savvy Seniors Training Classes

To be held in Vietnamese, these classes will teach local seniors how to use a computer, the Internet...

03
Sep
HSC seminars: Ancient History

Marrickville Library and History Services is running free seminars to help HSC students prepare for...

05
Sep
Human book – The Fruits of my Dumpster Diving Life. By Chris

As part of Sydney Fringe Festival, we are turning our books into real life beings.

Active and Connected Seniors

In 2008, Marrickville Council developed a program for seniors called Active and Connected. This free or low-cost program for seniors has been highly popular with over-55s, successfully building social connections and improving health and wellbeing.

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