Your Inner West Independent

Pauline Lockie is your progressive independent Councillor for the Damun/Stanmore ward, and former Deputy Mayor of Inner West Council. She was first elected to Council in 2017. Prior to that, she was a tireless fighter for our community as a founding member of the WestCONnex Action Group.

A track record of working for you

Pauline is passionate about liveable cities, local democracy, equality and sustainable development. As you Independent Councillor, Pauline has:

  • Brought Pride Seats celebrating key LGBTIQ+ activists to the Inner West
  • Led Council's opposition to 'religious freedom' laws that threaten hard-won rights for LGBTIQ+ people, women, people with disabilities, and more
  • Worked with local businesses and creative industries to protect our main streets and industrial/creative spaces, and support our Covid-19 recovery
  • Worked for improved public and active transport, lower traffic speeds on local streets, and the completion of the GreenWay
  • Fought against the relaxation of tree protections
  • Partnered with local organisations to launch the #RacismNotWelcome campaign, Council’s first Gender Equity Strategy, and ban sales of animal fur on Council land
  • Taken action to improve our local parks and bring forward investment in roads and footpaths.

Pauline has also helped hundreds of people get the outcomes they need from Council, and remains dedicated to making the organisation and its processes more accessible to its residents.

More about Pauline


  • Latest from the blog

    Motion: Rainbow pathway for World Pride

    I'll be tabling the following Notice of Motion at next week's Council meeting on Tuesday 8 March. As ever, if you have any feedback, I'd love to hear from you. UPDATE: The motion passed unanimously, with points 5 and 6 added as amendments. I'm looking forward to helping these projects come to fruition as part of World Pride.
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    Motion: Verge maintenance

    I tabled the following as my last motion for this term of Council during our final meeting on Tuesday 23 November. It puts Council's verge maintenance service on the agenda for the next Budget, given the consistency of complaints we receive from residents over the warmer months, and the costs involved in increasing the service. I'm pleased to say it passed unanimously. As ever, I'd love to know what you think.
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