Showing posts from June, 2019

Opening of the St Peters Community Recycling Centre

Joined Clr Byrne (the Mayor) and Clr Iskander, Council and EPA Officers at the opening of the St Peters Comunity Recycling Centre this morning. Ofcourse I took  along my own bucket of items for recyling and now have the honour of being the first depositer of batteries and light globes - as it happens an incandescent, a fluoro and some LEDs. This is the second Inner West Council Recycling Centre, the other is at Leichhardt. Community Recycling Centres Residents can drop off their household problem waste at two Community Recycling Centres in the Inner West. Community Recycling Centre in Leichhardt  Address: 50 - 54 Moore Street, Leichhardt Opening Hours : Wednesday 7:00am – 1:00pm, Saturday and Sunday 7:45am to 11:30am, 1:00pm to 3:45pm Community Recycling Centre in St Peters  Address:   15-17 Unwins Bridge Road, St Peters (entry at rear, through Bolton Street) Opening Hours: Saturday and Sunday 8:00am – 1:00pm For more information about what you can drop

A regular weekend at the Annandale Community Centre

Playing the Saw with a Cello Bow Made it to the Loaded Dog Folk Club on Saturday night and the Open Inner West Cullinary Tales with Saida on Sunday morning in the back hall. Learned how to chop parsley, mint, spring onions and tomato finely and which burghul to use and how to soak it for tabouleh. Then best of all, we got to sit down and eat what we had helped prepare. The final touch - Pomegranate Sauce On Saturday night, there was also an 18th Birthday in the upstairs hall and on Sunday morning there was a young crew making a film. The Community Centre has such great popular spaces with lots of activities throughout the week and venues to hire for your event. History of the Centre and activities (some may be out of date) at Information about current activities and hiring the venue is at

ALGA NGA 2019 - Awards and Networking

Add caption Kalaidescope Mentoring City of Stirling

ALGA NGA 2019 - Recycling Challenges, Organics Processing, Recycling Tyres & Solar

need markets for recyclates The National Waste Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) attended the Australian Local Government Association’s National General Assembly in Canberra to promote a shared approach to build a resilient resource recovery sector and a circular economy....   Need markets for recyclates. The multi-million dollar facility is the centrepiece of the Council’s new greener 3-bin waste management system, which will reduce the amount of waste going into landfill by as much as one third by facilitating the recycling of food refuse. Food and green waste will be recycled at the new facility and transformed into high-quality compost products for reuse on parks, grounds and sporting fields...

ALGA NGA 2019 - First Languages Australia

First Languages Australia   ‘The living voices of our past giving strength to our future.’ First Languages Australia is working toward a future where Aboriginal language communities and Torres Strait Islander language communities have full command of their languages and can use them as much as they wish to. First Languages Australia was founded in 2013 to support the achievement of the above goal. The organisation's role can be summarised through three key functions: Communicate Advocate Educate. Listen to Robert McLellan from First Languages Australia on the importance of Aboriginal languages 20/06/2019 on Radio Skid Row

ALGA NGA 2019 - AURIN Data & Mapping

Another of the Stalls at the ALGA Trade Show was the AURIN Stand. " AURIN data includes: Demographics and Social Indicators Economic Activity and Productivity Urban Design and Urban Form Housing Health and Livability Infrastructure and Transport " - Percentage of Population who volunteer through an organisation (2016) Access Map on AURIN    Population Density (2016) Access the Interactive Map at AURIN    Access to Public Transport (2014 data) Interact with Map at AURIN Access to Shopping (2014 data) Interact with Map at AURIN