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Time of Parra'dowee - Goray'murrai (warm and wet) November - December

This Season begins with the Great Eel Spirit ...more

map showing readings from air quality monitorsAir Quality

Air Quality in Sydney has plumetted and the pollution has persisted despite strong winds.

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Naturalisation of Johnstons Creek

creek with bridge

Community information session 30 November 2019

"Join us for a free sausage sizzle and learn more about our work at Johnstons Creek.The project team from Sydney Water will be on hand to discuss this project and answer your questions."

Date: Saturday 30 November 2019
Time: 11 am to 1 pm
Where: Federal Park (between Nelson Street and Dalgal Way)
RSVP: johnstonscreek@diona.com.au

"We are improving liveability and waterway health across Sydney. As part of this work we will be naturalising Johnstons Creek to make it a better place for you to enjoy and to help support a healthy environment... The project involves:
replacing the old concrete banks with sandstone and native plants
creating a natural planted stormwater system (wetland) in Federal Park near Dalgal Way
expanding the salt marsh around the creek and creating intertidal rock pools
creating a boardwalk, paths and new seating replacing the old footbridge near Dalgal way....https://www.sydneywatertalk.com.au/johnstonscreek

Read more about Johnston Creek

All Welcome at the Hunter Baillie

Aspire Choir Join us Sat 16th All welcome not too late to join. So far we've sunc The North Wind is Tossing the LEaves, The Sussex Carold (On Christmas night...) Australian Carol Tick Tock Enter the Chruch by side entrance in Collins StSunday School Christmas Carols in the Garden Everyone Welcome Friday December 6 6:30pm Carols in the Gardens, 6.30pm Friday 6 December
Aspire Choir 10am 30 November
Sandstone Church cnr Johnston and Collins St
More at https://www.hunterbaillie.com/

3D Scanning of the Facade of the former Methodist Church on Johnston Street

3 men with scanning equipment 3 Men and Marghanita da Cruz
sandstone church with two people walking along pathMore about the Church. Image from SLNSW Collections

Dr Jack Barton, the Outreach Manager Geospatial Research Innovation and Development at UNSW and his team are doing a 3D scan of the amazing facade of the former Methodist Church at 81 Johnston Street, Annandale. The facade has deteriorated significantly in recent years.

The carved sandstone was originally part of the Bull Warehouse in the city. The warehouse burnt down and the black marks can still be seen in the facade. The parts of the facade were transferred to Annandale and reused in the facade of the Church. More at Methodist (now Uniting) Church, 81 Johnston Street

Philip Drew has researched the history of the facade. See Eco-Annandale 2015, THE MYSTERY OF THOMAS WRAN'S ANNANDALE SCULPTURES and Thomas Vallance Wran : the Annandale sculptures 1873-74 / Philip Drew.

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

Organ and Cello RecitalChurch Organ being restored

E.M.Grantham- Organ- Buxtehude and Handel
Ljubo Oblikov- Cello- Oblilov, Rachmaninov, Shostakovich, Dvorak
Andrew Wells- Piano- Schumann

Hunter Baillie Presbyterian Church, Cnr Collins and Johnston St, Annandale
November 22nd 2019 at 6pm
Entry is by donation

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

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

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



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/


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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