Seat of Newtown Candidates Forum 2023

When: Wednesday, 15 March 2023
Where: Erskineville Town Hall
Time: 7pm

Get ready for the Newtown Candidates Forum on March 15th, 7pm at Erskineville Town Hall. So far Jenny Leong and David Hetherington – Labor for Newtown are confirmed.

The candidates will be asked to answer the following 3 questions based on the top issues raised by residents in our survey:

1. What will your party commit to that will reduce the impact of climate change and speed up the transition from fossil fuels to renewables?

2. How will you ensure that there are guaranteed increases in public, social and affordable housing in all new developments and that these remain in perpetuity?

3. What will you do to improve the connectivity of public transport in NSW as well as increasing cycling and walkability in our urban areas?

Cohosted by RedWatch, Friends of Erskineville and ARAG

2023 NSW State Election Heffron Candidate Forum – VOTE for your top 3 issues that matter to you!

A State Election Candidates Forum for the seat of Heffron is being held on Wednesday, 8 February at 7pm at the Alexandria Town Hall by:

  • The Alexandria Residents Action Group (ARAG) and
  • REDWatch

As in past years, we survey residents to determine the key issues that you want to hear about from each of the candidates.  Each candidate will be asked to address the issues within their allotted time.

Click on the survey below or the image and tell us what matters to you.

2023 NSW State Election Candidate Forum – Seat of Heffron Survey

Survey closes 1 February 2023.

ARAG’s Annual General Meeting – Wed 14 Dec 2022

Join us for our end of year Community meeting of 2022 at 7pm the Alexandria Town Hall.


  • Annual General Meeting
  • Hear about work on Community Centres in the City of Sydney
  • Planning for a State Election Candidate Forum in 2023
  • Join us for a drink at the Alexandria Hotel to celebrate the festive season afterwards

When: Wednesday, 14 December, 2022
Time: 7pm
Where: Alexandria Town Hall
72 Garden Street, Alexandria

HAVE YOUR SAY on Activities and Services in City of Sydney Community Centres and Libraries.

The City of Sydney Council operates 17 community centres and library spaces that offer activities and services to support the community.

These centres and spaces are valued as they enable our local communities to have social connection and affordable access to a range of learning, creative, cultural, health and wellbeing activities.

To help make sure the changing needs of these activities and services are met, the City of Sydney Council are seeking feedback from the community. They are keen to hear from people who visit their centres and from people who don’t, by encouraging us to share our thoughts and ideas on what is offered in our local community.

Your feedback and ideas for any improvement on the programs and services is important to help shape the City of Sydney’s future plans for Alexandria and the Sydney community.

Public Community consultation period is from
1 November 2022 to 15 December 2022.

Have your say by taking the survey online:

or email feedback to:

For more info on local community centres:

Please encourage your local friends and neighbours to have their say too.