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Self Guided Illustrated Historical Walks

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.

1890s Annandale A Short Walk second edition Marghanita da Cruz with line drawing of Church with steeple

Federation Annandale A Short Walk Marghanita da Cruz

Annandale's Great War: A Short Walk Second Edition by Marghanita da Cruz with Annandale Viaduct and Soldiers

1920s Annandale A Short Walk  Marghanita da Cruz with line drawing of 1920s Flats

1930s Annandale: A Short Walk by Marghanita da Cruz with line drawing of an Art Deco Pub

1940s Annandale A Short Walk  Marghanita da Cruz with photograph of street with aircraft being towed.

50s Annandale A Short Walk,  Marghanita da Cruz

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Annandale Streetscape - Tom Worthington

Annandale on the Web

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White's Creek Johnston's Creek Federal Park Wetlands Whites Creek Wetlands Rozelle Bay Harbour Park Bays Precinct Annandale Water Cycle World Wetlands Day Water Efficient Gardening
map with creek highlighted 1842 Map Source: NLA MAP F 662

White's Creek Valley and Wetlands

White's Creek Valley | Wetlands | History

channel with waterWhite's Creek, just north of Brennan Street Bridge, Annandale, 5 Jan 2018 about 10.15am

large fluffy kingfisher birdBaby Kookaburra banks of White's Creek Annandale, 5 Jan 2018

turtle with moss on its backTurtle, White's Creek Wetlands, 5 Jan 2018

Video of another Turtle

The Catchment
Following Rain Water from Johnston Street to White's Creek.
Our Creek

'Our Creek', thinking mediatv Published on Jul 21, 2012: watch video


Footprints Annual Festival in White's Creek Valley

Recycled Fashion, Parade, Eco Workshops, Entertainment... more

2010 Footprints Festival relocated to Leichhardt Town Hall

Community Gathers at Whites Creek Wetlands, to inspect Storm Effects, World Environment Day, Saturday June 5, 2010 see video

group of people on concrete path through wetlands

Whites Creek Wetlands, 10 October 2009, Eco-Annandale Artists' October Walk, Photo: Marghanita da Cruz

Whites Creek Parklands
Community Centre

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. ..[15].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

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.

Joel Tarling's Photostreams of the Treehouse, Community Garden and Photostream of Whites Creek Valley

Nissen Huts (Annandale side of the Creek) - A new home for Rozelle Bay Community Native Nursery

"Following a report to Council in June of this year [2008], 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."

See pages 23/24 of Minutes of June Meeting: pdf and Organisational Implications report October 2008 pdf.

Food Forest - Orchard

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

White's Creek on Wikipedia

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