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.
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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 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 Annandaleprecinct@hotmail.com ; 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
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 www.leichhardt.nsw.gov.au (PDF)
Discussion about 2012 Annandale Heritage Festival
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.
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.
Minutes of Previous Meeting
233 Johnston St, Rozelle Bay industries and
4-8 Booth St supermarket/childcare.
Leichhardt Chamber of Commerce to address meeting
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
MEET THE CANDIDATES FOR THE NSW SEAT OF BALMAIN
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).
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
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
(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
Monday 11th October 2010 7pm-8.30pm
More about Woolworths Development Application
D Lawrence, Secretary Phone: 9818 3514 Email: Annandaleprecinct@hotmail.com
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
Woolworths Proposal for Corner of Parammatta Road and Trafalgar Street, Annandale
"There has also been some further discussion in the community and at Council about 233 and 233a Johnston St (Harold Park Motors site) about investigating the development by Council in consultation with the community of site specific planning controls to develop a plan that the community could be happy with. It's my understanding that this is rare at Leichhardt, though i'm aware that this approach has been taken at the former Multiplex site but not many, if any other sites.
If people agree, I think it would be worthwhile putting this issue on the agenda for Monday's Precinct for further discussion. I'd appreciate getting the views of the Precinct, and a further briefing from a Council Officer would also be beneficial. There are costs involved to Council and perhaps risks by taking this approach. Certainly worth discussion. Cheers - Daniel Kogoy
The Council has given a Local History grant for an investigation of the history and the social context of the painting of The Mural in The Crescent at Annandale. This was painted in collaboration with the community in 1980. It was renewed in 2005 when it was under threat, and the Council recognized its importance to the social and environmental concerns of the 1980's period. Many of these concerns remain. Few murals from this period of social activism remain. It is a proposed Heritage Item.
The message on the badge Is 'Kerr-ist Cocky got another election' Do you understand the message, and who painted the original message (a hint after 1975)
Many such messages are buried in the mural. There will be a visual presentation of the history by Bruce Lay and Rodney Monk. Rod coordinated the painting of the original mural at the tender age of 24, and came back in 2005 to re-do it. We hope to have some of the important players and residents with long memories at the meeting.
Be there: you will be re-making history!
If you cannot make it, please contact me to discuss. Your own story will be of value.
Bruce Lay - Email: email@example.com - Phone: 0410 403 032
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
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.
"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
Meet the Annandale/Gadigal Ward Councillors - Cassi Plate * Lyndal Howison * Daniel Kogoy
Meet the Candidates standing for election in the Annandale/Gadigal Ward for the Council Elections on 13th September 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.
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.
List of Suggested Works for 2006/2007