Showing posts from August, 2019

Opening of the New Marrickville Library

Tree at Bus Stop, Salisbury Road  Stanmore The new Marrickville Library & Pavilion is at Patyegarang Place, 313 Marrickville Rd (cnr of Marrickville & Livingstone Rds) For the first time, there will be a robotic collection available to borrow. The entire second floor is dedicated to the Council’s historic art book collection that until now – due to space issues - has not been easily accessible to the public... 1,200m² of landscaped outdoor garden The Pavilion is a large event room for hire  full size catering kitchen The Pavilion is a large event room for hire with full conference facilities and hanging hooks for art exhibitions. 1,200m² of landscaped outdoor garden 3,600m² of purpose-built library and event space spread over three storeys 100m² children's playground featuring three old Galgadya (Grass Trees, Xa

"Healing Ourselves, Healing Our Country" Boomalli

"Healing Ourselves, Healing Our Country"  Wednesday 28th August 6-8pm.   Opened by Federal Member for Barton, Honourable Linda Burney MP.     "Art is proven to be a major contributor to assisting with a number of overwhelming pressures in our world. Art and the act of making it is a vehicle for creativity and healing." - Bronwyn Bancroft Performance by the Too Deadly Dance Group.  The Artists

Annandale - 28 August 2019

Arguimbau Street Annandale Sandstone Guttering and Kerbing. Johnston St Lophostemon (Brush Box), Nelson Street

Inner West Council Tree DCP

Read the litany of amendments made to the Tree DCP at 27 August 2019 Inner West Council Meeting. How the draft Tree Management DCP on the Agenda Papers developed A discussion paper including principles and options to guide the development of the new plan was distributed for community feedback in August/September 2018. Feedback was used to create the plan which the elected Council endorsed for public exhibition at their meeting in November 2018. Principles that guided the draft Tree Management DCP Public safety – Trees on private land are managed to ensure public safety and risk is managed appropriately. Protection of property – Trees on private land are managed to ensure protection of property. Equity/ financial cost - Trees are there for the benefit of the community and the costs incurred by residents to maintain trees should be reduced. Increased urban canopy – Trees are essential for creating liveable cities and urban canopy needs to be

Footprints ecoFestival 2019

Another successful Footprints ecoFestival. It is interesting how it has changed over the years... Footprints ecoFestival history Solar Powered DJ Climate Change Balmain-Rozelle The Path to Renewables Boomerang Bags Inner West The Bower Ecopella reusable cutlery kit reusable cup Inner West BeeKeepers Climate Change Balmain-Rozelle Caught up with Beth Buchannen founder Rozelle Bay Community Native Nursery with Tony Grech and the interpretive signage about Ted Floyd featuring Tony's photograph of Ted at 2013 Footprints ecoFestival Habitat verge outside the Rozelle Bay Community Native  Nursery ( planted in 2012 )   finished the festival, where I started! Footprints poster at Annandale Community Centre