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Time of Ngoonungi - Murrai'yunggory (cool, getting warmer) September - October

The time of the gathering of the flying foxes. A magical time of the year when the flying foxes ...more

Sirius Chamber Ensemble perform music by Australian composers

musicians Sunday 20 October 2019 at 2:00pm Annandale Creative Arts Centre 81 Johnston St, Annandale, NSW 2038 Sirius Chamber Ensemble perform music by Australian composers Corrina Bonshek and Margery Smith. The composers will join us to discuss their music and creative process.

Program includes - Corrina Bonshek:
Up in the Clouds (Australian premiere) for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano and vibraphone
Lotus Flower Blossoming (world premiere) - for soprano, flute, clarinet, bassoon, violin and cello
Out on the Wind - for clarinet, cello and piano
As Small Birds Play - for solo bassoon with prerecorded birdsong

Margery Smith:
Inferno (new arrangement, premiere) - clarinet concerto with ensemble
The Long Now (Australian premiere) - for flute, violin and cello
Poppy Reimagined - for clarinet and cello
Humanity Washed Ashore - for solo bass clarinet

Performers:
Ian Sykes (clarinet), Alison Evans (bassoon), Clare Kahn (cello)
with guests Kate Rockstrom (flute), Miguel Sonnak (violin), Antonio Fernandez (piano), Joshua Hill (percussion) and Taryn Srhoj (soprano)

Tickets: www.trybooking.com

Johnston Street Jazz

Johnston St Jazz Every Thursday night. Doors open 7.30pm for 8pm start - Tix: $20/$10
Improvised jazz at the Annandale Creative Arts Centre, 81 Johnston St Annandale, every Thursday night. One set of great music (mostly instrumental, mostly local, mostly unamplified). Followed by Free For All, an open improv concept where the audience becomes the band.

The Annandale Creative Arts Centre is the old stone church with the gargoyles
at 81 Johnston St
8pm - 10-ish, $20 cash at the door ($10 concession).
BYO anything you want to eat or drink.
Coming up : facebook.com/pg/JohnstonStreetJazz/events

Lou's Chilli

road planCocoacoffee has diversified into chilli sauce and oils as well as stocking dried chillies at 103 Parramatta Road Annandale

Louis and Terence roast their own coffee beans and make their own chocolate onsite and from scratch. All of their sources are direct trade - straight from the farmer to your coffee cup...cocoacoffee.com.au/

road planThe Wayne Ashton Gallery

Annandale couple Wayne Ashton and Libby Douglas are behind the Wayne Ashton Gallery at 11 Northumberland Avenue Stanmore

Libby is a Jewelry Maker who creates statement pieces, funky slightly retro styles, colour and more colour. ...libbydouglasjewellerydesigns.com/pages/about-libby

Wayne Ashton's work spans painting, ink drawings and fiction. This includes the highly acclaimed novel Under a Tin-Grey Sari, 12 solo exhibitions, many group shows and three radio dramas...http://www.wayneashton.com/online_art_gallery_artist_biography.htm

Loaded Dog Folk Club

loaded dog folk club

Annandale Community Centre [Back Hall (disability access)]
79 Johnston St, ANNANDALE
doors open 7.00pm for 7.30pm start
Cost $18/20 BYO, supper available
enquiries – (02) 9358 4886
more information

Ron's Records

We Buy Records Rock, Jazz, Punk etc Enqu. Here or phone 0401093664 7 Days a weekRon buys Small or large collections - and will and can collect. Interested in rock, pop, reggae, jazz, blues, funk/soul, psychedelic, classical, hiphop, folk and punk. Combined budget of $50,000 per collection. Record dealers in Sydney for 18 years & based in Johnston St. Annandale , NSW...ronsrecords.com.au

Over 50s Tai Chi

11:45am Tuesdays Commencing on 14th July 2015
Tai Chi class for people over 50. Suitable for people with chronic conditions. Join a free trial class then pay $6 per class!
Annandale Neighbourhood Centre, 79 Johnston St, Annandale
To book or for more information: Tel:(02)95334422 Email: info@share.org.au
www.share.org.au

Annandale Craft Group

signs advertising activities outside community centre

The Annandale Craft Group meets 11am-2pm Fridays at the Annandale Community Centre... Five Women working on their craft Projectmore

Annandale Playgroup

In 1972 Rosemary Roebuck, a mother of two young children looking for friendship and support, invited a few local families to meet in her Balmain lounge room. Within months, 33 similar groups across NSW had affiliated under the banner of the Playgroup Association of NSW..https://www.playgroupnsw.org.au

Annandale Playgroup runs 3 sessions a week for children aged from birth to 5 years in the rear hall of Annandale Neighbourhood Centre.... more

Leichhardt Local Link

The Leichhardt Local Link is a free community bus to help people to access local services such as Leichhardt Park Aquatic Centre, doctors and health services, transport, community facilities, shopping precincts and high streets.
The bus runs between 8.30am and 2.45pm on Mondays and Thursdays. See Timetable and Route

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Buruwan Picnic

NoW Annandale are organising a "farewell picnic" for Buruwan Park 4-5pm Sunday 10th March 2019.

Come along and let the NSW Government, Westconnex and RMS know that you know that they are destroying a precious park, trees and habitat the the community has worked on for over 25 years.

people protesting in park people protesting in parkRally Buruwan Park, 15 Feb 2018

Council has put up corflutes in the park to inform the hundreds of pedestrians, cyclists, light rail and bus passengers who use the park every day.
The RMS is yet to advise how pedestrians and cyclists will get to work, school and everywhere else they go via the park during construction and operation of the proposed road widening of the Crescent Annandale as part of Westconnex Stage 3.
There is an issue of trees being destroyed and increased heat island affect as well as over 25 years of Bush regeneration by volunteers.
Photos Tony Grech

A good time to email state and federal MPs, the Minister for Transport, the Minister for Planning, the Minster for the Environment and the Premier.

More about Westconnex

RMS to claim streets under the NSW Roads Act

anti-westconnex poster Westconnex Plans for Railway Pde and the Crescent, Annandale (bigger map) mapWestconnex Truck Route Johnston Street (bigger map) Westconnex Tunnel (Dive) Site Annandale (formerly Camperdown)bigger map)

On 11 February 2019 Roads & Maritime Services informed Inner West Council that it would be exercising its powers under the NSW Roads Act to undertake activities for WestConnex Stage 3B (M4-M5 Link Rozelle Interchange) on the following roads in the Local Government Area:

* Gordon Street, Rozelle (No Public Access upon assumption)
* Railway Parade, Annandale
* The Crescent, Annandale
* Johnston Street, Annandale
* Victoria Road, Rozelle
* Quirk Street, Rozelle
* Hornsey Street, Rozelle
* Lilyfield Road, Rozelle

190211 - IWC - Use of Powers under Roads Act - A25434781 (PDF 2.3MB)

Source: https://www.innerwest.nsw.gov.au/develop/major-projects/state-projects/westconnex

More about Westconnex

Op Shop and Community Food Pantry

man and womanWayne and Marghanita at Sydney City Mission Annandale Op Shop
Sydney City Mission Op Shop & Food Pantry
Op Shop Mon, Wed, Fri 10am-3pm
Community Food Pantry on Wed & Fri 10am-3pm
181 Parramatta Road Annandale.

Western Harbour Tunnel Construction via Glebe Port

"Parts of White Bay and Glebe Island are under consideration as potential support areas for the proposed Western Harbour Tunnel.
The areas may be proposed for use on a temporary basis to:
* Stage deliveries and personnel for water-based construction of the harbour crossing;
* handle tunnel spol arriving by barge for trasnfer to road transport;
* construct concrete elements for the Wstern Harbour Tunnel; and
* Transfer a small quantity of sediment from Sydney Harbour to the site for treatment then transport by road for safe disposal"..- source: leaflet dropped in Annandale Letterboxes about 11 May 2018

"Glebe Island adjacent to White Bay will be used as a spoil handling area for the Western Harbour Tunnel and Warringah Freeway Upgrade project, prior to the commencement of works for the Bays Precinct in 2022. "..Western Harbour Tunnel and Warringah Freeway Upgrade Scoping Report (October 2017)

Western Harbour Tunnel and Beaches Link

White Bay Infrastructure Projects

Inner West Council will be responding to the response to Westconnex's 400 page response to council's 300 page submission to the M4-M5 EIS and the Preferred Infrastructure Report (PIR).

The response from Westconnex to all 13,000 submissions + the PIR is currently being assessed by the department of planning who wil make a recommendation to the minister.

Community Members can contact council staff and councillors to make their views on the proposal clear and incorporated into the response to the Department of Planning. But we can also write to our MPs and Ministers.

The Project is currently being assessed by Department of Planning - see submissions, response to submissions including Preferred Infrastructure Report - this will then go to the minister for signoff. More at: http://majorprojects.planning.nsw.gov.au/index.pl?action=view_job&job_id=7485

Inner West Council's westconnex page includes how to contact the westconnex unit and about the WestConnex Community Liaison Forum (which people from Haberfield and St Peters are very active on) https://www.innerwest.nsw.gov.au/.../hot-topics/westconnex

Glebe Island Multi-User Facility

https://www.portauthoritynsw.com.au/projects-and-planning/projects/glebe-island-multi-user-facility/

https://www.commercialrealestate.com.au/news/pyrmont-residents-oppose-glebe-island-returning-to-a-24-hour-working-dock/

Hanson move to White Bay (from Blackwattle Bay) - can't find official site

http://www.altmedia.net.au/concrete-outcome-in-glebe/129702 http://www.handsoffglebe.org/2017/08/community-masterplan-for-the-market-district-of-the-bays-precinct/

https://www.commercialrealestate.com.au/news/pyrmont-residents-oppose-glebe-island-returning-to-a-24-hour-working-dock/

M4-M5 Link Preferred Infrastructure Report

Exec Summary: https://majorprojects.accelo.com/public/3fb905c2968162553e59882d1deefbb1/01.%20M4-M5%20RtS_I_Executive%20summary.pdf

Detail: https://majorprojects.accelo.com/public/495c4765451c083397dd1b8c0babf53e/07.%20M4-M5%20RtS_Part%20D_Preferred%20Infrastructure%20Report.pdf

Traffic Information: https://majorprojects.accelo.com/public/b48c92722adff9df41651b01a5184d3a/13.%20M4-M5%20RtS_AppA%20Traffic%20IA.pdf

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