This community engagement hub is a place for you to get involved in important projects that shape the future of Marrickville. You can

  • Stay informed about projects
  • Share your ideas and join in the conversations
  • Register to receive a monthly email update

We will listen to what your say, take your opinions into account and report back to you on how community input contributes to decisions.Registration is easy - just click on the registration button on the top right hand corner to create your log-in. You can still participate in some projects without registering.

Project news

  • Imagining Marrickville

    Can you imagine a better local government area?
    Help identify how to improve streets and public spaces, to make them better places for people.

    Please take the survey. It takes about 10 minutes but the changes could last a lifetime!

    by Annie-Community Engagement Team 24 Jul 2014, 10:59 AM
  • Marrickville Community Hub and Library

    What should the development of the former Marrickville Hospital site deliver for the community?

    View the concepts and make a submission here. 

    Community Information Session
    Monday 11 August 2014 6.00-7.30pm
    Marrickville Council Administration Centre 2-14 Fisher Street Petersham

    by Prue-Community Engagement Team 23 Jul 2014, 04:58 PM
  • Marrickville Infrastructure Jury

    What level of infrastructure quality do we want to pay for in Marrickville? What are our local priorities for investment?

    Three thousand invitations sent to random households in the local area will result in a Marrickville Infrastructure Jury of 32 people representative of Marrickville's diverse community who will deliberate over these questions.  Read more. 
    by Prue-Community Engagement Team 23 Jul 2014, 12:59 PM
  • Newtown Playground Upgrades

    Marrickville Council is upgrading four playgrounds within Newtown.  These include Alice Street playground, Matt Hogan Reserve playground, Darley Street playground and Norton Russell playground.

    For further information click here or contact Vanessa Phillips, Landscape Architect on 9335 2267.

    by Kathrine-Community Engagement Team 14 Jul 2014, 05:05 PM
  • Rethink Waste

    Comment now on Marrickville's draft Rethink Waste Strategic Plan. It is a ten year document with four key areas of focus to move our community towards rethinking its relationship with waste. Read more and have your say here or go directly to the comment form here

    by Annie-Community Engagement Team 18 Jul 2014, 02:39 PM
  • Alice Lane rain garden

    Alice Lane is getting a make over.  A new rain garden will be built at the Pearl Street end of Alice Lane to filter stormwater before it flows to the Cooks River.  You can find out more and get involved here.

    by Kathrine-Community Engagement Team 02 Jun 2014, 04:24 PM
  • Proposed naming for a lane in Newtown

    Have your say about a name for an unamed lane in Newtown located between 90 and 92 Station Street and at the rear of properties from 90 to 100 Station Street. Council is proposing to call it 'Gentle Lane'. Read more here.

    by Annie-Community Engagement Team 01 Jul 2014, 04:27 PM
  • Pets in Parks

     The trialling of new off-leash dog exercise areas in parks around the Marrickville local government area has been running since September 2013 and will end on 31 August 2014. How do you think the sharing of park space is going and what are the emerging issues?  Join the discussion here.


    by Annie-Community Engagement Team 24 Jan 2014, 04:31 PM
  • Pedestrian safety on West Street, Lewisham

    Improving safety at the pedestrian crossing in West Street is a community priority. In response to this Council proposes to construct kerb blister islands and to reseal the road. Read more here
    by Annie-Community Engagement Team 17 Jul 2014, 11:23 AM
  • Improving drainage in Liberty and Bedford Streets, Enmore

    There are plans to upgrade the stormwater systems in Liberty Street and Bedford Street to improve drainage in the area. Read more
    by Annie-Community Engagement Team 16 Jul 2014, 05:51 PM