The Cramer Guide to The best places to go and things to do in Marrickville. To learn more about Wicks Place and receive this as a PDF email

Ask Mary-Jane Salier — known simply as ‘MJ’ — why she and her husband, Kris Gale, have bought a penthouse off the plan in the Surry Hills Village development during a pandemic and she’s matter of fact. “Yes, it’s a tricky time, but I’m an optimist at heart,” she said...

Make It and Create It in Marrickville


Cramer and the City

The last few years of lockdowns and isolation periods have taught us a great deal about hobbies and activities. Many people have chosen to use this slowdown positively to learn some new skills. Marrickville is a hub of arts and creativity with a variety of creative activities to explore.
 There are so many artist studios located around Marrickville that the council runs the Creative Trails annually...

Great News For First Home Buyers


Cramer and the City

New financial year brings even more federal government support for those buying their first home. The Australian Federal Government has ushered in an unprecedented level of support for first home buyers this new financial year. On July 1, the Federal Government opened up 40,000 new places under its First Home Guarantee Scheme.

Over the past two decades, national revenue generated by international students has become more and more lucrative. Then along came the pandemic, wrecking its havoc, with one of the big casualties 'economically speaking', this unexpected loss in revenue. At the end of 2021...

Picture the scene - it's March 1983 and Bob Hawke is now Prime Minister after a landslide victory for the Labour Party. You’re wearing tight Levis with a plaid shirt, and you’re heading to the flicks to watch BMX Bandits with up and coming Australian teen actress, Nicole Kidman. After the movie you head to Marrickville to grab a beer and a Chinese meal but hang on a minute…. 80’s Marrickville?