Motion: Anti-Discrimination Amendment (Religious Freedoms and Equality) Bill 2020

I'll be tabling this motion at our next Inner West Council meeting on Tuesday 4 August. It seeks for Council to make a submission into the inquiry into the Anti-Discrimination Amendment (Religious Freedoms and Equality) Bill 2020, which has been tabled to NSW Parliament by One Nation NSW leader Mark Latham.

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Motion: Council's commitment to the elimination of domestic and family violence

I'll be tabling this motion on domestic and family violence at our next Inner West Council meeting on Tuesday 4 August. In short, it aims to continue the strategic leadership and coordination work Council undertakes in this space, and enhance these efforts by developing a strategy to reduce gender inequality - a key driver of this violence.

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COVID-19: Where to buy locally made face masks in the Inner West

We've now reached that stage of the coronavirus pandemic where face masks have become mandatory in Melbourne. But while masks aren't compulsory in Sydney (yet), many of us are opting to wear them. So I've put together this list of businesses that are making face masks right here in our Inner West, so you can protect yourself and support our local artists and makers.

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Motion: Banning the sale of fur and exotic animal skins on Council property

I tabled this motion at our Inner West Council meeting on Tuesday 23 June in regards to prohibiting the sale of animal fur and exotic skin products on Council property. I'm pleased to say it passed with near-unanimous support, with only one vote against.

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Urgency motion: King Street Gateway Project

I tabled this urgency motion on the King Street Gateway Project at our Inner West Council meeting on 9 June 2020, and I'm pleased to say it received unanimous support.

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Motion on the Religious Discrimination Bill

I've submitted the following motion to our next Inner West Council meeting on Tuesday 21 April in relation to the draft Religious Discrimination Bill.

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Motion on the WestConnex Independent Property Impact Assessment Panel

I've submitted the following Notice of Motion to our next Inner West Council meeting on Tuesday 21 April in regards to the recent reports of residents being left in limbo by the WestConnex Independent Property Impact Assessment Panel process.

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COVID-19: Support our local restaurants, pubs and cafes

We can still support our favourite local restaurants, pubs and caf├ęs during COVID-19. Lots of great local businesses are offering delivery or take-away options to keep staff employed and stay open. Here's a list of those in the Damun (Stanmore) ward that are doing exactly that, and please do email me to add your faves. I'll also include links to nearby areas as I find them too.

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Radio Skid Row interview: compulsory acquisitions, WestConnex and more

On Thursday 24 October 2019, Pauline joined fellow Inner West Councillor Colin Hesse on his Radio Skid Row show to talk about the compulsory acquisition process following the government's announcement that 50 properties will be resumed for Sydney Metro; the bad behaviour of the NSW government and their contractors on WestConnex; the shallow tunnel depths proposed for the Rozelle Interchange; and more. Have a listen.

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Supporter news: September 2019

Here's my latest supporter newsletter, with updates about the Mayoral election, the devastating last-minute changes to Council's Tree DCP, the new Marrickville Library, Camperdown Memorial Rest Park, and more. Want to get these in your inbox? Sign up here.

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