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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White's Creek, just north of Brennan Street Bridge, Annandale, 5 Jan 2018 about 10.15am
Baby Kookaburra banks of White's Creek Annandale, 5 Jan 2018
Turtle, White's Creek Wetlands, 5 Jan 2018
'Our Creek', thinking mediatv Published on Jul 21, 2012: watch video
Recycled Fashion, Parade, Eco Workshops, Entertainment... more
Community Gathers at Whites Creek Wetlands, to inspect Storm Effects, World Environment Day, Saturday June 5, 2010 see video
Whites Creek Wetlands, 10 October 2009, Eco-Annandale Artists' October Walk, Photo: Marghanita da Cruz
The Whites Creek Cottage Community Centre was opened in March 2009.
Consultation process for expanded Whites Creek Community Garden once a garden plan is received in early 2012 from The Friends of Whites Creek Valley Park and Garden Group. ..http://www.leichhardt.nsw.gov.au/IgnitionSuite/uploads/docs/ITEM%2037.pdf
Proposal for a new community garden at 25 White Street. Community consultation at 6pm on Thursday 12 April 2012 at Leichhardt Council. Submissions are invited until 18 May 2012 at 4pm..more
Whites Creek Aqueduct by Joel Tarling
White's Creek Aqueduct and Johnston Creek Aqueduct were constrcuted in 1896 and 1897 respectively. They were the first reinforced concrete structures in Australia. They were constructed as an extension of the Bondi Sewerage Outlet to divert sewerage from harbour outpours.
"Following a report to Council in June of this year , consultation has been carried out to amend the current Plan of Management at Whites Creek Valley Park to enable the Rozelle Bay Community Native Nursery operations, currently operating at a site in the City of Sydney Council in Chapman Rd to be relocated to the Nissan Hut site in Whites Creek Valley Park." -www.leichhardt.nsw.gov.au
See pages 23/24 of Minutes of June Meeting: pdf and Organisational Implications report October 2008 pdf.
In 2014, work began on the food forest on the western bank of White's Creek. In the course of developing the new orchard, remnant fruit trees were removed from a pocket, as the soil was found to be contaminated. During this clearing an unusual concrete structure came to light. It was not marked with the ususal sewerage or drainage cap. This lead to speculation that it may be a well...more
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