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Time of Marrai'gang -
Bana'murrai'yung (wet becoming cooler) April - June

deep pink berrieswhen the lilly pillys ripen on the trees..more

Enda Kenny & Dave O'Neill + Glenys Eddy

Enda Kenny* is an Irish-born songwriter who has made his home in Melbourne since the late 1980's. His thoughtful, descriptive stories of his adoptive homeland have struck a chord with festival audiences all over Australia and are always memorable and spiced with plenty of humour. Enda has toured with superb multi-instrumentalist Dave O'Neill since last year.

support *Glenys Eddy*
Glenys is a local singer-songwriter who has had a love of music for as long as she can remember. She sings with two local choirs: Solidarity Choir and Ecopella, and is involved with the Addison Road Sessions, the monthly singing sessions held at the Bush Music Club Hut at the Addison Road Community Centre. Glenys performs both traditional and contemporary folk songs, and will be sure to include a chorus or two!

Loaded Dog, Back Hall,
Annandale Neighbourhood Centre,
79 Johnston St, 8pm (doors open 7.40pm)
$18/20, BYO, supper available.
enquiries Sandra (02) 9358 4886,

Creative Conversations as Global Neighbours: Fair Share?
Sydney Fringe 2017 at Annandale Creative Arts Centre (81A Johnston Street)

Artists of all disciplines are invited to apply to be part of our 2017 Creative Conversations project.
Selected artists will make new works from common stimulus as they consider what it means to live as global neighbours and what does a "Fair Share" look like.
The project will culminate in an exhibition and performance events in September during Sydney Fringe Festival at ACAC.
Expressions of Interest are due Mon June 12. More information and application form here

Thursday Night Jazz Improvisation

EVERY Thurs night at Annandale Creative Arts Centre (81A Johnston Street)
Each week features a set of professional jazz followed by Free for All, a participatory improvisation session.
8pm Thursdays, $20/$10
Thurs May 25: Squeeze Box Trio
Thurs June 1: Scattered
Thurs June 8: Peter Koopman Trio

Restoration of Hill and Son Organ

large organ with shiny pipes in a sandstone church After 20 years of fund raising the Hill and Son Organ, at the Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church's Memorial Presbyterian Church's , Annandale, is being restored. The fund raising and restoration is under the watchful eye of resident organist Ralph Lane...more

Tetch Gallery

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

Annandale Craft Group

Five Women working on their craft Project

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:

Westconnex $17billion White Elephant

Spagetti Tunnels & Ventilation Stacks - Westconnex M4-M5 Link

cracked wall Cracks from Westconnex Construction - Dilapidation Reports Essential truck and tunneling machine Tunnelling involves removing shale and sandstone by truck on surface roads - Pyrmont Bridge Road, Mallet Street, Parramatta Road STOP WESTCONNEX Exhaust Stack at Haberfield dispersing traffic fumes from 6 lanes of underground traffic.
STOP WESTCONNEXmap showing design of M4-M5 link

On 12 May a new proposal to riddle the Inner west with Spagetti Tunnels and Ventilation Stacks - design for M4-M5 Link

Westconnex M4-M5 Design Community Information Sessions

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.

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Parramatta Road Urban Renewal

Parramatta Road has been divided into Precincts: Granville, Auburn, Homebush, Burwood-Concord, Kings Bay, Taverners Hill, Leichhardt, Camperdown connected by Frame Areas.

"The Frame Areas are important connections between Precincts and will contribute towards the transformation of the Corridor. While not the focus of growth in the Strategy, land use change and development may still occur over the longer term through 'spot rezonings' or changes to development controls...." - Parramatta Road Corridor Urban Transformation Strategy fact sheet

Strategy Documents 9 November 2016 : Urban Transformation Strategy 2016 pdf (14 MB); Implementation Plan 2016-2023 pdf (3.2 MB); Urban Amenity Improvement Plan pdf (10 MB); Planning and Design Guidelines pdf (24 MB); Infrastructure Schedule pdf (1.6 MB) - See more at:

For events and news of the past see history

Inner West Council Election and new Wards

Elections will be held on 9 September 2017. There are five wards and three councillors will be elected to represent each ward.

Check enrollment for Local Government Elections 9 September 2017 : Residential & non-residential

State and Federal MPs and Local Councillors

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House of Representatives (FEDERAL GOVERNMENT)

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

Member for Grayndler in the Australian Parliament: Hon Anthony Albanese MP

NSW Legislative Assembly (STATE GOVERNMENT)

Member for Balmain in NSW Legislative Assembly: Mr Jamie Parker

Local Government

Leichhardt Ward - Inner West Council, Balmain Ward Inner West Council, Annandale, City of Sydney, Lilyfield Annotated Street Map
Inner West Council (Elections 9 September 2017)

"On 12 May 2016 the Minister for Local Government abolished the Leichhardt, Marrickville and Ashfield Councils and announced the new "Inner West" Council. The former Marrickville, Leichhardt and Ashfield councillors were sacked and the Inner West Council is run by an Administrator.

The Inner West Council has five wards - Marrickville, Stanmore, Ashfield, Leichhardt and Balmain and 3 councillors will be elected for each ward on 9 September 2017.

Annandale will be split across the Balmain and Leichhardt Wards. From Booth St to the Crescent will be in the Balmain Ward and Booth Street to Parramatta Road will be in the Leichhardt Ward. See Map at:

Check enrollment for Local Government Elections 9 September 2017 : Residential & non-residential

City of Sydney

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

This page last updated 23 May 2017