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masses of cream flowersport wine coloured flowers on branches without leaves against sandstone Time of Ngoonungi - Murrai'yunggory (cool, getting warmer) September - October

The time of the gathering of the flying foxes. ..more

Last update 23 Sep 2017

For events and news of the past see Anecdotal History of Annandale

Ecopella & Bod @ The Dog

Sat 23rd Sept, 8pm, doors open 7.40
*Loaded Dog Folk Club, Back Hall,*
*Annandale Neighbourhood Centre,*
*79 Johnston St, 8pm (doors open 7.40pm)*
*$18/20, BYO, supper available.*
*Bookings & enquiries Sandra (02) 9358 4886
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Creative Conversations as Global Neighbours:"FAIR SHARE?"

as part of The Sydney Fringe Festival
An exhibition, stage program and forum of artists and speakers reflecting on Australia's response to global needs and whether we are doing our 'fair share'. The conversations are taking a particular look at Australia's contribution in foreign aid, refugee intake and global sustainability.

FRI, SAT, SUN 6:30pm SEP 22-24
Exhibition, Stage Program and Forum

Artists in the Stage Program include:Elisa Cristallo (comedy/theatre), Stephen Davis (poetry), Emma Harrison (dance film), Pauline Manley (dance/theatre), Angus McPherson (film), Colleen O'Connell (songwriting), David Sindel & Nathan Burke (animation film), Keila Terencio (aerial dance)

Artists in the Exhibition include:Carlos Agamez (installation), Leila Begli (painting), Lydia Brichta (installation), Nathan Burke (painting), Tom Burke (painting), Esme Buxton (photography), Jayanto Damanik Tan (installation), Rose Downie (installation), James Hallihan (installation), Emma Harrison (dance film), Stuart Matheson (drawing), Aaron Moore (painting), Vittoria Oriana (painting), Hannah Robertson (painting), Tamsin Salehian (installation), Josephine Schreuder (painting/installation), Kiki Tse (drawing/installation), Digby Webster (painting), Women's Creative Group (mural)

Forum Speakers include: Jodie Lightfoot (Fri), Hani Abdile (Fri) Ben Thurley (Sat), Jessica Morthrope (Sat), Ravi Prasad (Sat/Sun) Muheed Jamaldeen (Sun), James Supple (Sun), Joseph-Zane Sikulu (Sun)


Paintings - Installation - Works on Paper

Pictorially, the resulting paintings seemed to occupy a space between the visceral intensity of Willem de Kooning’s gestural painting and the cooler sensibility of Brice Marden’s looping layered lines.- Sebastian Smee, Pulitzer Prize-winning arts critic for the Boston Globe, Distillation catalogue 2015

23 September – 28 October
Opening night reception for the artist
September 27 6:30 – 8:30pm
Annandale Galleries

Three Piece Suite, Magic Mozart, with James Fortune (flute) The magic flute exerpts Flute Quartedt in A Magor (K298) Divertimento K. 563 - Dates and location of concertsThree Piece Suite: Magic Mozart Concert

At last the wait is nearly over! We will soon be returning to a venue near you to present our second series for 2017 - Magic Mozart

Of course, the Divertimento K. 563 for string trio, the first really important work for our combination, will be on the program and we are pleased that our friend and colleague James Fortune will be joining us for another one of Mozart's flute quartets. This time he has chosen the Quartet in A major K. 298, an appropriately sunny and light-hearted piece for the season. As well we have found an arrangement of nearly all of the Magic Flute, for flute and strings, made by Mozart's contemporary Franz Heinrich Ehrenfried. Unfortunately time will limit how much of that we can play, but we are in negotiations for all of our favourites!

The Village Church, cnr. Booth/Johnston Sts
Sunday 22nd October at 3pm
Online bookings will be open approximately 2-3 weeks before each concert, More information here

Op Shop and Community Food Pantry

man and womanWayne and Marghanita at Sydney City Mission Annandale Op Shopman and woman

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

Tetch Gallery

Life Drawing Classes Sessions -7-9pm Every Wednesday Night!

Tetch Gallery 245 Parramatta Road
Tetch supplies drawing pad, sketching materials nibblies and a complimentary glass of wine. Spend your Wednesday nights in good company, sweet tunes, professional model each week and exploring your creative side. All is welcome, no experience necessary! $20 (cash on arrival is fine)...more

Annandale Craft Group

Five Women working on their craft Project

The Annandale Craft Group meets 11am-2pm Fridays at the Annandale Community Centre... more

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:

The Westconnex M4-M5 EIS and put in a submission before October 16.

The EIS is for the proposed linking tunnel from the M4 to the M5. The impacts on Annandale include

For more information and to make a submission go to

Spagetti Tunnels & Ventilation Stacks - Westconnex M4-M5 Link

STOP WESTCONNEXmap showing design of M4-M5 link

On 12 May a new proposal to riddle the Inner west with Spagetti Tunnels and Ventilation Stacks - design for M4-M5 Link

STOP WESTCONNEX Exhaust Stack at Haberfield dispersing traffic fumes from 6 lanes of underground traffic.

Public Transport Survey

The Greens have established a series of surveys for people to have their say about New South Wales transport and help us in our work uncovering problems with the system and attending to people’s needs.

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Parramatta Road Urban Renewal

Parramatta Road has been divided into Precincts: Granville, Auburn, Homebush, Burwood-Concord, Kings Bay, Taverners Hill, Leichhardt, Camperdown connected by Frame Areas.

"The Frame Areas are important connections between Precincts and will contribute towards the transformation of the Corridor. While not the focus of growth in the Strategy, land use change and development may still occur over the longer term through 'spot rezonings' or changes to development controls...." - Parramatta Road Corridor Urban Transformation Strategy fact sheet

Strategy Documents 9 November 2016 : Urban Transformation Strategy 2016 pdf (14 MB); Implementation Plan 2016-2023 pdf (3.2 MB); Urban Amenity Improvement Plan pdf (10 MB); Planning and Design Guidelines pdf (24 MB); Infrastructure Schedule pdf (1.6 MB) - See more at:

This page last updated 13 April 2017.