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Annandale Precinct Meetings

7pm 1st Monday of each Month, Back Hall Annandale Neighbourhood Centre, 79 JOHNSTON STREET ANNANDALE NSW 2038

Regular Community Consultation Forums by Leichhardt Council North and South Annandale. Extracts below - Detailed Meeting Agendas, Papers and Minutes are available on Leichhardt Council Website

Annandale Residents Precinct Committee Meetings

Annandale Residents Precinct Meetings were held 1st Monday of the month, 7.00pm to 8.30pm Annandale Neighbourhood Centre, 79 Johnston St, Annandale. The precinct committee was an independent community forum hosted by council; we discuss and act on local issues in the interests of residents. For further information contact Ian Cranwell (sec.) 0419-483588 ; David Springett (chair) on 9660-4588. Detailed Meeting Agendas, Papers and Minutes were made available on Leichhardt Council Website

The committee was abolished, with their last meeting in February 2016. Agenda and Minutes: 2015-6 | 2014 | 5 March 2012-Dec 2013 | 2006-2011 Meetings

Precinct Meeting 5th DECEMBER 2011, 7pm

A brief meeting followed by our customary end of year inspection of the pub.

"Vince Cusamano, Manager - Parks & Streetscapes Leichhardt Council will address us on "ideas for the use of Spindlers Park as the Annandale playground for this financial year. We have been looking at the use of the old playground taken out of Taylor St and using this as well as additional play units such as rope climbing structure and other elements to upgrade the playground at Spindlers park."

Discussion about ..."South Annandale Open Space and Bicycle Pedestrian Route" relating to land at and near Johnston Creek between Booth Street and Parramatta Road, Annandale, considered at Ordinary Council Meeting on Tuesday 22 November 2011 - report with attached plan at (PDF)

Discussion about 2012 Annandale Heritage Festival

Precinct Meeting 7th NOVEMBER 2011, 7pm-8:30

Presentation by council planners on the draft Leichhardt Local Environmental Plan 2011 (LEP). Changes to planning provisions can be all important: new types of development may become permissible or prohibited and the zoning of land may change. The devil is in the detail with planning instruments: a changed word, definition or boundary can have far reaching effects. Come and see what the changes mean for Annandale.

Precinct Meeting NO OCTOBER MEETING (falls on a public holiday)

Precinct Meeting 5th September 2011 , 7pm-8:30 Questions to Mayor

The mayor, Rochelle Porteous, is coming to the next Precinct meeting to answer our questions. If you wish to put a question on notice please send them to me as soon as possible and I will pass them on. This gives council some time to research the answers. Questions can also be put from the floor on the night. We will also invite the three ward councillors.

There is a lot afoot on Annandale, including: Living Streets, Booth St traffic and proposed works including a roundabout, new supermarket, council budget, big proposed developments on Johnston St, open space acquisition, draft LEP, cycleways, council's policy and practice on advertising signs, and Rozelle Bay industries, King Furniture site (refused supermarket DA). This is a great chance to be heard directly by council.

Precinct Meeting, 7pm Monday 4 July 2011.

Minutes of Previous Meeting

Precinct Meeting, 7:00pm 6th June 2011

Agenda includes:
233 Johnston St, Rozelle Bay industries and
4-8 Booth St supermarket/childcare.

Precinct Meeting, 7:00pm 2nd May 2011


7pm-8.30pm Monday 8 April 2011, Annandale Neighbourhood Centre

Leichhardt Chamber of Commerce to address meeting

Annandale Precinct Meeting Your Council Your Community YOur Say Pre-Election Meeting Meet the Candidates for the NSW Seat of Balmain Verity Firth (Labor), James Falk (Liberal) and Jamie Parker (Greens) will speak and answer brief question in the run up to the imminent Sate Election. Your chance to ask them about their intentions and policies for our local area. (Other candidates will be invites as they nominate to stand). Monday 7the march 2011 7pm to 8.30pm Annandale Neighbourhood Centre Annandale Precinct Meetings are held 1st Monday of the month 7pm to 8.30pm Annandale Neighbourhood Centre 79 Johnston St, Annandale. For Further information contact Ian Cranwell 0419 483 588; David Springett on 96604588 or Louise Keightley, Leichhardt Council on 936790477pm -8.30pm Monday 7th March 2011

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7 Candidates presented their case and met their constituents at 2011 NSW Election Forum, Annandale. (Verity Firth - Labor Party; Jamie Parker - Greens; James Falk - Liberal; Jane Ward - Independent; Leeanne Gesling - The Christian Democratic Party; Jon Shapiro - Independent (Make Politics History); Nicholas Hunter Folkes - Australian Protectionist Party...more

Pre-Election Meeting

Verity Firth (Labor), James Falk (Liberal) and Jamie Parker (Greens) will speak and answer brief questions in the run up to the imminent State Election.
Your chance to ask them about their intentions and policies for our local area.
(Other candidates will be invited as they nominate to stand).

7pm -8.30pm Monday 7 February 2011

At the meeting, David Lawrence, long time, secretary of the precinct retired from the role. David Springett long time Chair, was reelected as Chair and Ian Cranwell was elected Precinct Secretary. The alignment of all Council LEP/DCPs with state planning controls, Storm Water Infrastructure and Development Applications, as well as the forthcoming state election and 2012 Council Elections were discussed and mentioned by Ward Councillors as issues in the coming year. It was also agreed that a Meet the Candidates would be organised for the March precinct meeting.

Agenda: Meet your Ward Councillors and AGM, including election of Precinct Executive... more

Annandale Precinct Committee Precinct Meeting - 7pm Mon 6 Dec 2010

All Welcome - Meet your neighbours and discuss local issues:
*Lighting Polution at Intersection of Trafalgar and Collins Street
* Woolworths in Trafalgar Street Traffic Study
* Harold Park Draft DCP
* 74b Trafalgar Street DA Appeal
* Whites Creek Valley Eco Festival 2011
* 233 Johnston Street DA
* Flooding Parramatta Road
* Supabarn in Booth Street DA
* Taylor Street Living Streets Project

Detailed Meeting Agendas, Papers and Minutes are available on Leichhardt Council Website

Annandale Precinct Committee Precinct Meeting - 1/11/10


(1)List of DAs - 199 Parramatta Rd, 11, 20 & 73 Breillat St, 121, 398 Annandale St, 4 Booth St (Supabarn), 1 Rose St
(2)Copy of letter of objection re Woolworth DA from Betty & Hugh Mason
(3)Agenda Planning Committee Meeting 9th September
(4)Report on Living Streets program Taylor St from consultants
(5)Report on Council's use of Precinct Committee - submission required
(6)Report DA 103 Johnston St
(7)Local Traffic Committee Meeting Agenda 4/11/10 - Wells St matters
(8)Spring issue Mambara from Catchment Management Authority (CMA)


(1)Acknowledgement of Country by Chairman "I acknowledge the Gadigal & Wangal people of the Eora nation on whose land we are meeting today and their elders past & present"
(3)Minutes of the Sept & Oct Extraordinary Meetings & matters arising
(4)Correspondence from Oct meeting & Nov Meeting
(5)Reports - Woolworth's DA, Supabarn Booth St, Living Streets Program, Townhouses Gosford Quarries site Johnston St, 74B Trafalgar St, heritage plaques

Meeting to Discuss Woolworths Proposal

Monday 11th October 2010 7pm-8.30pm

More about Woolworths Development Application

Precincts Meeting 6 September 2010 7pm-8.30pm

D Lawrence, Secretary Phone: 9818 3514 Email:

Annandale Precinct Meeting - 6/9/10
(1)Public Meeting Monday 11th Oct re DA for Woolworths Trafalgar/Parramatta Rd - notice from Council
(2)List of DAs - 33 Booth St, 224, 206 Nelson St, 92 Taylor St, 270, 248 Trafalgar St, 48 Albion St, 82 Johnston St, 31 Breillat St 18 Susan St, Crn Trafalgar/ Parramatta Rd
(3)Notice Environment & Recreation Committee Meeting 4th August
(4)Notice Community Services, Safety & Facilities Committee Meetings 4th August & 2nd Sept (note street lighting Albion/Nelson St & council Notice Boards from previous Precinct Meetings)
(5)Notice of Traffic Committee Meeting 2nd Sept (some Annandale issues)
(6)Notice Bicycle Advisory Committee Meeting 11th August
(7)Glebe Society Bulletin - August/Sept
(8)Update from the Woolworths in Annandale Committee
(9)Notice of Draft Amendment to Leichhardt Development Control Plan 2000
(10) Flood Study & Draft Estuarine Planning levels Study (involves207 & 247 Nelson St & 5 -7 View St)
(11) Faces in the Park Exhibition Callan Park Notice, part of History Week Sept 12th
(12) Notice Exhibition of draft Environmental Sustainability Strategy 2010 - 14
(13) Balmain Precinct Motion

(2)Minutes of the August Meeting & matters arising
(4)Reports - Woolworths DA Community Committee, 233 & 233A Johnston St, Green Roof DA No 2010/226, Booth St Bridge (Peter Cormican), National Trust plaques registered houses Johnston St
(5)Any Other Business

Precinct Meeting 2 August 2010 7pm-8.30pm

Precinct Meeting 5 July 2010 7pm-8.30pm

Mayor Parker informed the meeting, that Development Application: 74B Trafalgar Street ANNANDALE NSW 2038: Demolition of existing buildings, remediation of the site and construction of two (2) new dwellings and associated works, including boundary adjustment had been deemed to have been rejected by the Council and that the Applicant was now taking the application to the Land and Environment Court. Neighbours present at the Precinct Meeting voted that council should defend the rejection on a number of grounds.
More at Anecdotal History of 74b Trafalgar St

Mayor Parker informed the meeting that the Woolworths Proposal which had been a PreDA with Leichhardt Council would now go to a Joint Reginal Planning Panel

More about the Corner of Parammatta Road and Trafalgar Street, Annandale

Precinct Meeting 12 April 2010 7pm-8.30pm

As the first Monday in April is Easter Monday, the Annandale Precinct April Meeting will be held on the second Monday 12th April.

There are several important matters - Council Budget 2010/11, Johnston St Shopping Centre upgrade, the bridge over Johnston Creek with Council officers (Booth St), naming of parks 2 Booth St & Railway Pde (alongside Rozelle Bay Light Rail Station) - more at LMC Website.

Precinct Meeting 7.30-9pm Monday 2nd March 2009

"Johnston St Shopping Centre Upgrade - Council Offers have prepared plans for this work and are ready to disucss them with the community and shopkeepers" - Annandale Precinct Meeting Flyer

Precinct Meeting 7.30-9pm Monday 2nd February 2009

Meet the Annandale/Gadigal Ward Councillors - Cassi Plate * Lyndal Howison * Daniel Kogoy

Annandale Precinct Meeting 7.30-9pm Monday 8th September, 2008

Meet the Candidates standing for election in the Annandale/Gadigal Ward for the Council Elections on 13th September 2008.

Annandale Precinct Meeting 7.30-9pm Monday 7th April, 2008

Want to find out more about the proposed bicycle flagship route along Johnston St?

The Consultants who have been appointed by Council to develop the plan, together with relevant Council Officers, will be in attendance. This will be residents' opportunity to have an input into the plan.

Precinct Meeting 7.30-9pm Monday 5 February 2007

Meet the Candidates for the 2007 NSW Election (Source: Orange flyer)

Verity Firth (ALP), Rochelle Porteous (Greens) and Peter Shmigel(Liberal) will be presenting their policies at the Annandale Precinct Meeting 7.30-9pm Mon 5 Feb 2007

Issues discussed included: Workplace Choices, Public Transport, Cycling, RTA vs Community Amenity in the Inner West.

Precinct Meeting 7:30pm on Monday 4 September 2006

South Annandale Beautification Programme

List of Suggested Works for 2006/2007

(Information courtesy of Councillor Kate Hamilton)

Agenda for Meeting 7.30pm Monday 5th June 2006.

  1. report on the Slipway DA for Rozelle Bay - large develoment at the end of James Craig Rd under the ANZAC Bridge
  2. report on a meeting with the management of the light rail LMC & CoS officers re the weeds along the railway line
  3. Council's draft management plan (ie budget) - See Leichhardt Council Draft Management Plan 2005-2008 and Budget - Comments sought by 21 June 2006.
  4. plans for a night time safety audit of the suburb