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What's On

Season

Time of Wiritjiribin - Tugarah Gunya'marri (cold and windy) August
lyrebirds' calls ring out through the bushland ...more


History Week in Annandale

rediscover annandale LAND GRANT TO URBAN VILLAGEExhibition - Rediscover Annandale : Land Grant to Urban Village

Exhibition first shown at Annandale shops in April/May 2016.
Discover the stories of the Heritage Streetscapes of this urban village in Sydney's inner west. Annandale is bounded by Sydney Harbour, Parramatta Road and two creeks. Gas lights, horses and trams have adorned the streets.

The exhibition draws on Leichhardt Library's local history collection to present a brief illustrated history of Annandale from colonial Land Grant to a community of over 8,700 residents and churches, temples, civic spaces, schools and diverse businesses.

Saturday 3 September - Sunday 11 September 2016
Tetch Gallery
245 Parramatta Road, Annandale
Free Exhibition, View daily 12pm-7pm
Enquiries - 9367 9266 or localhistory@lmc.nsw.gov.au

Marghanita da Cruz with four of her booksThe Anecdotal History of Annandale

In 1998 Marghanita da Cruz began gathering and publishing an Anecdotal History of Annandale. Since then, Marghanita has curated exhibitions and self published 5 books covering 10 decades of Annandale's history. Marghanita will chat about sharing Annandale's history via the Internet, exhibitions, walks, paperbacks and eBooks. The eBooks are available for Available on the iBookstoreiTunes, iPad, iPhone, KindleKindle, nooknook and as lulu buy nowePub from Lulu

3-5pm Saturday 3 September 2016
Tetch Gallery, 245 Parramatta Road Annandale
Light Refreshments, Bookings Online or Email: marghanita@ramin.com.au or Mobile: 0414-869202

More about the Annandale Short Walk Books

Walking Tour - A grand walk from the Crescent to Parramatta Road

Tour guides Jason Chatwin and Amie Zar invite you to come and explore the Heritage Buildings and Grand architecture of Johnston Street Annandale in a walking..more

Meet at the Crescent Mural at Johnston Street
Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 10am-12pm, Free event - bring a hat and a bottle of water Bookings online or call 9367 9266 or localhistory@lmc.nsw.gov.au

Church Fete Date: 3 Sept Time: 9am-1pm Home made cakes, Jams, General Bric a Brac All WelcomeHunter Baillie Church Fete

Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church Fete
Home made cakes, Jams, General Bric a Brac
Date: 3 September 2016
Time: 9am-1pm
Cnr of Collins and Johnston Street, Annandale
All Welcome


ANNANDALE GALLERIES presents
CHARLES COOPER What Goes Around - MICHAEL MCINERNEY German Engel - MURRAY FREDERICKS Salt

Charles Cooper explores the paradigm of individuals and society through the theme of the urban landscape, particularly the roadways..more

Lake Eyre has proved over the years to be a continuous source of inspiration for Australian artist, Murray Fredericks... more

Michael McInerney, Australian born artist, living and practicing in Berlin, investigates notions of love, distance, journey and beauty..more

OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION FOR THE ARTISTS
August 17th 6.30pm – 8.30pm
EXHIBITION DATES: August 10th – September 10th

Life Drawing Classes Sessions -7-9pm Every Wednesday Night!

Tetch Gallery 245 Parramatta Road
Tetch supplies drawing pad, sketching materials nibblies and a complimentary glass of wine. Spend your Wednesday nights in good company, sweet tunes, professional model each week and exploring your creative side. All is welcome, no experience necessary! $20 (cash on arrival is fine)...more


Loaded Dog Folk Club

27th August - TBC + Allan Murray
24th September - Martin Pearson (Vic) + Cathy Rytmeister
22nd October - Sydney Trade Union Choir & Tom Bridges (1 hour each)
26th November - Danny Spooner (Vic) + Ruby & Daisy

More information at http://jam.org.au/moxie/events/sydneyeast/Dog-june-2016.shtml

Annandale Community Centre

Five Women working on their craft Project Annandale Craft Group

The Annandale Craft Group meets 11am-2pm Fridays at the Annandale Community Centre... more


Over 50s Tai Chi

11:45am Tuesdays Commencing on 14th July 2015
Tai Chi class for people over 50. Suitable for people with chronic conditions. Join a free trial class then pay $6 per class!
Annandale Neighbourhood Centre, 79 Johnston St, Annandale
To book or for more information: Tel:(02)95334422 Email: info@share.org.au
www.share.org.au


Inner West Council Operational Plans & Budget

Your feedback is invited on Inner West Council's Draft Operational Plan for 2016-17.
The Draft Plan guides the direction of Council in 2016-17 and outlines actions Council will pursue in 2016-17. For ease of reference the Draft Plan is divided into five sections:
Section 1 - Introduction
Section 2 - Former Ashfield LGA
Section 3 - Former Leichhardt LGA
Section 4 - Former Marrickville LGA
Section 5 - Draft Fees and Charges (including Pricing Policies / Revenue Policies) of the former Councils

Have your say using the form below - submission close at 5.00pm Thursday 30 June 2016...http://www.yoursayinnerwest.com.au/inner-west-council-draft-operational-plans

Council Merger

Dear Committee Member 16 May 2016, 15:29
Officers have been advised that “All meetings of the former Leichhardt Council and its Committees will not proceed as Leichhardt Council has been dissolved following the merger with Ashfield and Marrickville Councils.”
The meetings schedule for the new Inner West Council is currently being developed and will be advised in the coming days. Please refer to the following link for updates.
http://www.leichhardt.nsw.gov.au/About-Council/Meetings/Meetings

Regards
Gill Dawson | Manager Environment and Urban Planning, Leichhardt
Inner West Council
P: 02 9367 9044 | E: gilld@lmc.nsw.gov.au | W: www.leichhardt.nsw.gov.au

Leichhardt Council Budget And Delivery Program
Public Workshop - Annandale

*Budget Public Workshop #3
When:* Monday 16 May 2016
*What time:* 6pm - 8pm
*Where: *Annandale Town Hall
79 Johnston St

More information at https://www.leichhardt.nsw.gov.au/About-Council/Plans-Policies-Publications/Planning-and-Resourcing-Our-Future/Budget---Delivery-Program-and-Operational-Plan/Delivery-Program-and-Operational-Plan


Public Transport Survey

The Greens have established a series of surveys for people to have their say about New South Wales transport and help us in our work uncovering problems with the system and attending to people’s needs.

http://transformtransport.org.au/report-your-transport/


Parramatta Road

Parramatta Road Annandale is home to a diverse range of small businesses... man in mirror below paintingwoman in a flower shopwoman in homewares shopmore

Urban Growth report 9 May 2016

Consultation Outcomes Report Snapshot 9 May 2016 pdf (222 KB)
Consultation Outcomes Report (whole report) 9 May 2016 pdf (10 MB)
See more at: http://www.urbangrowth.nsw.gov.au/projects/parramatta-road

Leichhardt Council Study

The Parramatta Road/Norton Street Corridor Heritage Study was presented to the Leichhardt Council Policy committee meeting on 8 March 2016.

The Study had several parts:
ITEM 2.01 - PARRAMATTA ROAD / NORTON STREET CORRIDOR HERITAGE STUDY (pdf 121KB);
ITEM 2.01 - PARRAMATTA ROAD / NORTON STREET CORRIDOR HERITAGE STUDY - ATTACHMENT 01 (pdf 7.7MB)
ITEM 2.01 - PARRAMATTA ROAD / NORTON STREET CORRIDOR HERITAGE STUDY - ATTACHMENT 02 (pdf 5.4MB)
ITEM 2.01 - PARRAMATTA ROAD / NORTON STREET CORRIDOR HERITAGE STUDY - ATTACHMENT 03 (pdf 7.1MB)
ITEM 2.01 - PARRAMATTA ROAD / NORTON STREET CORRIDOR HERITAGE STUDY - ATTACHMENT 04 (pdf 9MB)
ITEM 2.02 - COMMERCIAL AND RETAIL STUDY: NORTON STREET AND PARRAMATTA ROAD (pdf 3.6MB)
ITEM 2.03 - PARRAMATTA ROAD AND NORTON STREET URBAN DESIGN STUDY (pdf 6.3MB)
Source: http://www.leichhardt.nsw.gov.au/About-Council/Meetings/Policy-/2016/2016-Policy-March-/08-March-2016-Policy-Meeting


map of parkRoad through Park to Tram Sheds

Safety of Park Users an issue for Upgrade to Road through Federal Park to Rozelle Tramshed Shopping Mall

8 December 2015
From Clover Moore, Lord Mayor of Sydney re: Pedestrian Crossings at Johnstons Creek
...City staff are still working with Mirvac on a detailed design for the open space at Harold Park and the Tram Sheds. It will prioritise pedestrian access and create useful pedestrian and shared path networks, including clear links to the nearby light rail. The City has also asked RMS to consider reducing the speed limit in Nelson Street, Chapman Road and the unnamed access road at Johnstons Creek to 40km/h...more


LISTEN: @Plock1 of @WestConnexAG speaks to @MikeJeffreys2UE @NewsTalk2UE about #WestCONnex https://t.co/Q7hvuxyqz5 pic.twitter.com/YP9itWdIZA

— WestCONnex Action (@WestConnexAG) March 4, 2016

Westconnex EIS receives 1000s of submissions from the public

M5 EIS for New multi lane twin motorway tunnels between the M5 East Motorway (east of King Georges Road, Beverly Hills and Bexley Road, Bexley) and St Peters, and a new road interchange and upgrade of local roads at St Peters to connect to Campbell Road and Euston Road, St Peters and Gardeners Road, Mascot. Public Comments closes 29/01/2016...more

"The M4 East Environmental Impact Statement on public exhibition until 2 Nov 2015.
You are invited to make a submission during the exhibition period through a formal submission process."...more

"WestConnex: What the latest report into $15 billion M4 East means to you THE latest planning report into the M4 East section of the WestConnex motorway has been released claiming a host of benefits to motorists once ... WestConnex EIS projects less traffic, less pollution on Parramatta Road pollution and quicker travel times along Parramatta Road, according to the environmental ... more

debate on WestCONnex after more than 10,000 people from across Sydney petitioned the Baird Government to halt work on the $15.4 billion toll road.." - www.westconnexactiongroup.org.au


Road with cars at night sign says Johnston Street Annandale, Leichhardt, Parramatta Audit into Approval and Administration of Commonwealth Funding for the WestConnex Project

The objective of this audit is to assess whether appropriate steps were taken to protect the Commonwealth's interests and obtain value for money in respect to the $3.5 billion in Commonwealth funding committed to the NSW Government for the WestConnex project...more


Ask State Library to Digitise Annandale

Tweet : #Annandale #DigitiseMySuburb @StateLibraryNSW to be the most Tweeted suburb (between 6 January 2015 –17 February 2015) and make us the next in line for digitisation....more


row of two story victorian terraces in the morning lightAnnandale Neighbourhood Centre Photovoltaic system

PV system power: 2.420 kW
Commissioning: 7/5/2012
See energy generated here


Street Trees

If you would like to plant trees in front of your house you will need to Contact Leichhardt Council on 9367 9222 to advise your address and the width and type of footpath that you have in front of your home. ...more


State and Federal MPs and Local Councillors

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House of Representatives (FEDERAL GOVERNMENT)

Tanya Plibersek, Member for Sydney in Federal House of Representatives

Historically, parts of Annandale have been in the Federal seat of Grayndler and Sydney. However, as of 11 March 2016 Annandale (except for the foreshore north of the Crescent) will be in Grayndler. The foreshore is in Sydney....more and check enrollment

NSW Legislative Assembly (STATE GOVERNMENT)

Jamie Parker, Member for Balmain in NSW Legislative Assembly

Local Government

Leichhardt Municipal Councillors for the Gadigal Ward: Daniel Kogoy, Vera-Ann Hannaford and Linda Kelly

The Annandale Foreshore (North of the Crescent) and a pocket of Annandale, at corner of Wigram Road and Booth street, West of Johnston's Creek, is in the City of Sydney, which does not have wards.