Each book in this series is a self guided historical walk through Annandale. Each walk explores the people and construction of Annandale. Each book covers two decades of Annandales History a hundred years apart. The first book in the series, 1890s Annandale: A Short Walk, covers the 1790s and 1890s.
Promoting Annandale on the Internet since 1998
Aboriginal Australia | 1770-1823 | 1823-1876 | 1876-1889 | 1890-1900 | 1900-1915 | 1916-1930 | 1931-1938 | 1939-1945 | 1945-1955 | 1956-1969 | 1970-1998 | 1998-2007 | 2008-2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018
Time of Marrai'gang - Bana'murrai'yung (wet becoming cooler) April - June ..www.bom.gov.au
|...History July-December 2013|
Kirkin o the Tartan
10am Sunday 30 June 2013
4 Winners from Annandale Public School
Annandale Public School took out four of the twelve prizes in the Reconciliation week Primary Schools Art Competion - 2013 Pauline McLeod Award. The theme for 2013 was "Let's Talk Recognition". The competition is sponsored by the Eastern Region Local Government Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Forum. The Forum is a coalition of City of Botany Bay, City of Sydney, Leichhardt, Randwick City, Waverly and Woollahra councils.
Five year 6 students produced a word cloud collage for a third prize, a year 2 won a second prize for jigsaw "Recognise the Pieces", a year 6 student's "sorry" won a second prize, and a third prize went to year 3/4 student.
Source: Exhibition Children's Section at Leichhardt Library 21 June 2013.
See also Pauline McLeod Reconciliation Awards Report to LATSIC 13 June 2013
Burnt out Combi
Combi fire along Parramatta Rd brings Annandale to a standstill - Daily Telegraph, June 16, 2013 4:32PM
Kombi fire blocks key road - SMH, June 16, 2013 - 5:05PM
Upgraded Playground Opening
Arguimbau Street Playground Opening: 15 Jun 2013 11:30 AM
South Annandale Neighbourhood Park - Consultation Session 2
Connection to Camperdown.
Why Annandale fight's to keep their three bakeries...
June 14, 2013:Katia Abouthrouche, whose husband manages the Annandale IGA store, said their bread came from Germany and would stay in their freezer until it was needed.
31 May 2013 18.31 AEST: Rock and roll venue The Annandale has been purchased by Oscars Hotel, headed by Bill Gravanis...http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2013/may/31/annandale-hotel-sold-oscars-sydney
Roger Woodward in Annandale
3pm Sunday, 26 May, 2013
Leichhardt Council PAMP (Pedestrian Access and Mobility Plan) Update and Review
Give Leichhardt Council a better understanding of your requirements, hot spots and pathways to link your favourite places. Please complete the survey by Thursday 16 May 2013: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LeichhardtPAMP
Magpie in Curb Blister. Their song can be heard as the sun rises and sets.
The Other Side of Midnight: sculptures & installation
Exhibition dates: Extended to 1 June 2013
Christopher Ireland photographs
A selection from Ireland's Riverside
Parks along Johnston's Creek.
There are three parks along the Western side of Johnston's creek between the Crescent and Taylor Street. Spindler's Park extends from the Crescent to the Aqueduct, Hogan Park from the Aqueduct to the path/old tramline (at the bridge across the canal) and Smith Park, from the path to the block of land at 77 Taylor Street.
Annandale Parkland at 77 Taylor Street advertised for Auction.
77 Taylor Street, Auction Thu, 30th May 2013, 10:30 AM http://rwbj.com.au/buying/NSW/Inner-West/Annandale/Land/1P2670 (viewed 15 May 2013). When viewed 27 May 2013 returned: "Search Results: Currently there are no property that match your search criteria. Please return to the listings page if you wish to widen your search."
"Land and Housing's solicitor has confirmed in writing that the property has been withdrawn from sale." - Email from Manager Property and Commercial Services, Leichhardt Council Tue, 21 May 2013 06:12:02 +0000
Harold Park and Johnston Creek Parklands Master Plan
Phase 3 Consultation on Johnston's Creek Parklands Master Plan: Friday 19th April – Friday 17th May 2013. City of Sydney invite you to have your say at: http://sydneyyoursay.com.au/johnstons-creek-parklands
Annandale Precinct Committee
Jamie Parker, Member for Balmain will speak and answer questions on local issues.
7pm - 8:30pm Monday 6th May
info: Ian Cranwell 0419 483 588
Second Hand Saturday - Get Involved!!!
9.00AM - 2.00PM Saturday 4 May 2013
Report on Master Plan for Johnstons Creek Parklands is ready for discussion at the next CoS Environment Committee meeting on Monday 18 March 2013 at 2pm. It seeks Council endorsement to put the draft Master Plan on public exhibition. This will be the third and final phase of consultation. The business papers are now live on the City’s website. They include phase 1 and 2 consultation reports, a report on the draft Master Plan, a location plan plus the draft Master Plan itself. These can be viewed online at http://bit.ly/Y5WTpK. Committee meetings begin at 2pm in the Council Chamber, Sydney Town Hall. Guidelines for community members wishing to speak at committee meetings can be found here: http://bit.ly/Zh1TXg. Source: Email Kristin Gabriel, 16:01 12 March 2013.
A Local Environment Plan has been legislated, for the Brownfield Harold Park site, by the State Government and the City of Sydney is preparing a management plan for the parklands more
The City of Sydney planning documents for the Precinct 1 & 2 buildings can be downloaded at: http://flagharoldpark.com/2012/09/16/the-precinct-1-2-da-documents-for-the-cspc-meeting-can-be-downloaded-here-for-meeting-tues-18-sept-2012/. These documents will be considered by the Central Sydney Planning Committee at their meeting this Tuesday, 18 September 2012.
LEICHHARDT MUNICIPAL COUNCIL - NOTICE OF MOTION - SUBJECT: ITEM G5 - THE JOHNSTON CREEK PARKLANDS DATE: 19 NOVEMBER 2012 Crs Kogoy/McKenzie...That Leichhardt Council make a submission on the future of the Johnstons Creek Parklands to the City of Sydney on behalf of the local community...more
Sydney Super Yacht Marina, Rozelle Bay (DA 088-05-08 MOD 2)
On public exhibition and opportunity for public submissions
LEICHHARDT MUNICIPAL COUNCIL NOTICE OF MOTION ITEM G12 - GLEBE ISLAND BRIDGE/GLEBE ISLAND SUBJECT: EXPO/SUPER YACHT MARINA DATE: 22 NOVEMBER 2012.Cr McKenzie/Kogoy.more
Located two kilometres from the CBD, The Bays Precinct is a key part of the Sydney Harbour foreshore; and bounded by the suburbs of Balmain, Rozelle, Lilyfield, Annandale, Glebe and Pyrmont. Rozelle Bay and its foreshore straddle the City of Sydney and Leichhardt Council LGAs. The Sydney Foreshore Authority and Maritime a Division of NSW Roads and Maritime Services...more
ROZELLE BAY – LOTS 20, 21 & 22 (foreshore between Johnston Street and City West Link) ...more
"Be Inspired" at the Hunter Baillie Church by Displays, Organ Recitals, Guided Walk and Afternoon Tea.... more
Until 1911, Annandale's 156 Gas Lights were not lit for 5 nights every Lunar Month....more
Change of Guard at Cafe on Johnston
18 April 2013: Robbie and Lee hand over Cafe on Johnston...more
Time of Burran - Gadalung Marool (hot and dry) January - March .. www.bom.gov.au
Annandale Creative Arts Centre lights up for Earth Hour
7:30pm Saturday, March 23, 2013
live music, site-specific dance and community art projects
Entry is by donation and all money raised will go towards TEAR's partnership with Organic Farming Cooperatives in India, supporting those most affected by the impact of climate change.
The community is invited along to join the global stand against climate change. More at https://www.facebook.com/events/278317542299040/?ref=22
Johnston Street Master Plan
LEICHHARDT MUNICIPAL COUNCIL: MOTIONS OF WHICH DUE NOTICE HAS BEEN GIVEN SUBJECT: ITEM G7 - JOHNSTON STREET MASTERPLAN Cr Kelly/ Breen :-Johnston Street is one of Council's iconic streets and is a Classified State Road and as such falls under the responsibity of the Roads and Martime Services. Over the years there have been many community groups that have been frustrated with the lack of support that Council has been getting in resolving a number of key community issues relating to Johnston Street...more
Carbon Footprint of Daily Traffic through Annandale
In 2005, an average of over 120,000 vehicles travelled through Annandale each day...more
Puddles on Johnston Street
Urban Sensitive Water Design to reduce Flooding and Storm Water Runnoff..more
Leichhardt Council Climate Change Action Plan
Leichhardt Council has developed a Draft Climate Change Plan to provide a framework for Leichhardt Council to respond to the challenges of climate change so that our action is targeted, effective and delivers best value. The Leichhardt Climate Change Plan will be on public exhibition for feedback from 31 January – 1 March 2013. http://www.leichhardt.nsw.gov.au/About-Council/Public-Consultation/Plans-on-Exhibition/Draft-Leichhardt-Climate-Change-Plan
Draft Local Environment Plan
Arguimbau Street Playground
Arguimbau Street Playground Upgrade Notification 12 Dec 2012..will commence in the new year (early 2013).more
Footpath ramps at Johnston/Booth Street intersection (DWS 1693167)
Kerb Ramps are listed in LMC current Concrete Footpath Maintenance Program. This work will be carried out as soon as work schedules permit. - (Email Infrastructure Inspector 29 Nov 2012 08:56)
Planing Assessment Commission Public Meeting re:300 Johnston Street
Due to the level of public interest in the application, the Commission will be meeting to hear submitters’ views on the Assessment Report and recommendation. The Commission meeting is scheduled to commence at 6pm on Wednesday, 6 March 2013 at the Annandale Town Hall (Back Hall), 79 Johnston Street, Annandale...more
Invitation to Inner West's Landmark Sandstone Church's 124th Anniversary Service
3pm 24 February 2013
"The Minister, Session and Congregation of Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church at Annandale are pleased to invite you and your friends and family to attend the Anniversary Service of the Church which will take place on Sunday 24 February next at 3pm."
"At the service an offertory collection will be taken for the restoration appeal fund of the Church."
"The guest preacher on this occasion will be the Minister of Scots Church at Sydney, Rev Dr Iain Barclay MBE, MStJ, TD, MA, BD, MTh, MPhil, PhD, FRSA. The Song Company, Australia's pre-eminent a cappella vocal ensemble, will be taking part in the service.
After the service afternoon tea will be provided in the grounds where old friendships can be renewed and new friendships begun." (Source: invitation 23 Jan 2013)
For more information visit http://www.hunterbaillie.org.au/Diary2013.htm or contact Rev Peter R. Dunstan 9810 7869
Sydney Shakespeare Festival 2013
Time of Burran - Gadalung Marool (hot and dry) January - March .. www.bom.gov.au
In the tradition of the Travelling Troupe's Annandale becomes the stage...
"As You Like It" 20 Jan 2013: The cast and props arrived, the audience came prepared for the rain, the light drizzle cleared and the actors spoke their lines..."All the World is a stage"..
Annandale Foreshore/Harold Park Parklands Masterplan
Community Consultation on Phase 2, Strategies open until 14 January 2013...more
Ripple Effect: Boomalli Founding Members
25th Anniversary Exhibition "Ripple Effect: Boomalli Founding Members"
runs to January 20, Flood St Leichhardt
"..moving to 191 Parramatta Road, Annandale in 1997 and on to their current home in Leichhardt early in 2003"...more
Lemonia opens at 4-6 Booth Street
With the new round-about at the intersection of Wigram and Booth Street in operation, Lemonia gets the go ahead.