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.Read more
I'll be tabling this motion on domestic and family violence at our next Inner West Council meeting on Tuesday 11 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.Read more
We've now reached that stage of the coronavirus pandemic where face masks have become mandatory in a variety of settings in Greater Sydney. 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.
Note: Many of these businesses are small, and availability may be subject to change. Check with suppliers when you order.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
We can still support our favourite local restaurants, pubs and cafés 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.Read 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.Read more