The Westsider is distributed at the start of each month throughout the inner-west and (where possible/practical) beyond.

Below is a summary of some of the places the paper can (usually) be picked up. Please email editor@thewestsider.com.au if you would like to be added to this list:


  • Happymaree cafe (229 Somerville Rd)
  • The Village (Ballarat St & Anderson St)
  • Village Store
  • Sun Theatre
  • Kindred Studios
  • Yarraville Community Centre
  • Yarraville Markets
  • Yarraville Library


  • Village area (Charles St & Gamon St)
  • Lady Moustache

Newport/Altona North

  • The Substation
  • Altona North Community Library
  • Walker Close Community Centre
  • Newport Community Education Centre
  • Newport Community Education Centre
  • Hudson st shops
  • Mason st shops
  • Challis st shops


  • Footscray Library
  • Whitten Oval sports complex VU & cafe
  • Maribyrnong City Council
  • Footscray Community Arts Centre
  • The Reverence
  • Dancing Dog cafe

Spotswood/South Kingville

  • Newport Senior Citizens Centre Spotswood and Kingsville RSL
  • South Kingsville Community Centre
  • Spotswood Community Centre
  • Spotswood strip
  • Vernon St strip


  • Williamstown Library
  • Williamstown Senior Citizens Centre
  • Williamstown Community and Education Centre
  • Ferguson St shops
  • Douglas Pde shops
  • Nelson Pl shops

West Footscray/Maidstone

  • Barkly St shops
  • Maribyrnong Aquatic Centre/Childcare Centre
  • West Footscray Library
  • RecWest Footscray
  • Maidstone Community Centre
  • West Footscray Neighbourhood House


  • Hobsons Bay City Council
  • Altona Senior Citizens Centre
  • Louis Joel Arts and Community Centre
  • Altona Library

Altona Meadows/Seabrook/Point Cook

  • Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre
  • Altona Meadows Community Centre
  • Point Cook Community Centre/Library
  • Point Cook Town Centre Cafes & Food Court


  • Central West Shopping Centre


  • Sunshine Library
  • Sunshine Leisure Centre