Inner West Council is a new council formed by the merger of the former Ashfield, Leichhardt and Marrickville Councils.
The merger won't have any immediate impact on your services. Your bins will be collected on the same day, you can pay your rates in the same way, and other services will remain in place too. Over the next few months, Council will review all services to make sure they remain efficient and effective. Until then, everything is business as usual.
Select your suburb below to contact the appropriate Customer Service Centre for your area:
Contact the Ashfield Customer Service Centre.
Contact the Leichhardt Customer Service Centre.
Contact the Petersham Customer Service Centre using the details on this page.
There are many ways to contact Council's Customer Service team. Please choose the method that is most convenient to you from the list below:
You can report an issue online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week using Council's service request form. After completing this form you'll receive a reference number, which you can then use to check the status of your issue.
Council also offers a range of online services through this website – including waste bookings, rates payments, venue and park bookings, and more. Visit the online services page to read more and access these services.
The Petersham Customer Service Centre is open Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm. Visit us at 2-14 Fisher Street, Petersham NSW 2049. We are a short 2 minute walk from Petersham railway station.
Please address any letters to: The General Manager, Inner West Council, PO Box 14, Petersham NSW 2049
Please call (02) 9335 2222. The call centre is open Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm.
Our after hours support is limited to the following types of requests:
Fax your enquiry through to (02) 9335 2029.
Inner West Council – 19 488 017 987
The General Manager
Inner West Council
PO Box 14
Petersham NSW Australia 2049
Weekly garbage and fortnightly recycling collection is provided to all residents. Council also offers a free clean-up service for garden waste, household and white goods. Bookings are essential.
You can report an issue or request a service online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week using Council's service request form. After completing this form you'll receive a reference number, which you can then use to check the status of your issue.
If you're using an iPhone, iPad or Android, you can instantly report issues to Council using the Snap Send Solve app.
A Justice of the Peace (JP) is a person in the community who is authorised to independently witness and sign statutory declarations and affidavits, and to certify copies of original documents.
Council's Customer Service Centre in Petersham (see "Face-to-face" above for contact details and business hours) offers a limited JP service to the community.
Please note that this service cannot guaranteed at all times as it is dependent on the availability of JP staff. The JP service is not available between the hours of 12 noon and 2pm and after 4pm each work day.
To ensure we service all of our customers in a timely manner, we ask that you present no more than 6 documents at any one time.
Please also be aware that JPs do not have access to photocopying facilities: if you require certification of copies of original documents, you must bring the originals and copies with you.
Marrickville Library and History Services offer a JP service at the following times and branches:
A full list of Justice of the Peace officers available in your local area can be obtained from the Lawlink NSW: Justice & Attorney General website.
Marrickville and Petersham Town Halls and a number of smaller halls are available for hire.
Tom Foster Community Care provides home-delivered nutritious meals seven days a week for the frail, aged and people with disabilities. Ethnic and special diets catered for.
Council may need to close sporting fields on occasion due to wet weather, in order to prevent damage to the playing field and grounds.
Council publishes wet weather information for its major grounds on the Rec Post website. Information is updated by 2pm, Monday to Friday.
Marrickville Council's state-of-the-art aquatic centre. Features an 8-lane, heated 50 metre pool, a programs and special access pool, a kids' splash pool and a wellness centre (gym).
Enmore Park, Black Street, Enmore
Newly refurbished in 2013, the Fanny Durack Aquatic Centre features an 8-lane, 25 metre main pool, toddlers' pool, waterplay area and café.
Marrickville Library and History Services has four branches: a central library in Marrickville, and three local branches at Stanmore, Dulwich Hill and St Peters.
Council welcomes your feedback on service delivery and how well we are addressing the short and long-term issues in our area. We value your opinion and suggestions for improvement.
If your feedback requires a follow-up, please use the service request form instead.