Victoria Pye - Marrickville's Independent

Marrickville Independent

I'm a Marrickville local passionate about sustainable and friendly communities, equality, public transport, local democracy and more! I'm running as the Independent for Marrickville Ward :)




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 There are a few things I would be pushing for on the Inner West Council:

  • Improving public transport and active transport options around the Inner West
  • Making sure development is done right
  • Keeping green space, sports facilities , libraries, childcare and a vibrant and safe nightlife
  • Opposing WestConnex and Privatisation and making sure all planning decisions are transparent
  • Doing everything we can at a community level to care for the planet
  • Promoting sustainable business practices which help small businesses reduce costs


  • From the blog

    The Social Experiment

    This a long form profile piece by Sandra Boul, for a University Assignment. 

    Victoria Pye is curious. After a long conversation about her political views, her motivation to stand for election and her life in general she poses a rhetorical question: Is it possible to win an election with a clean campaign?

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    Running a different campaign

    Media release



    Young Gay Independent, Victoria Pye, running a different a campaign

     Whilst the ‘Yes’ campaign for Marriage Equality is at full speed, Victoria Pye, 29, is currently in the midst of a different campaign. Victoria is aiming to be one of three councillors elected by residents to represent Marrickville on the newly formed Inner West Council. As an Independent, Victoria says her sole focus will be on representing the people of Marrickville, St Peters, Sydenham and Tempe without getting caught up in party politics.

     Half way through her campaign the postal plebiscite was announced and the Yes campaign for marriage equality has now started in earnest.

     “I’d really like to be out campaigning for the Yes side, but I just have to concentrate on my own campaign at the moment, and in 3 weeks, when it’s all over I can devote some energy to marriage equality” She said.

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