Showing posts from October, 2019

Inner West Council Property

To be clear, the 24 September 2019 Council Resolution was to call for Expressions of Interest for a number of extremely valuable Council Properties including: Depots in St Peters (beside the Passenger and Freight Rail Lines, in Leichhardt (on Catherine Street and the Community Recycling Centre), in Summer Hill and in Balmain. Buildings which currently provide accomodation for Council Staff and also community meeting rooms, a library and Town Halls at Petersham, Leichhardt and Ashfield. Car parks at Petersham and Leichhardt (remember the Marion Street Cottages which were sterilising the site!) Luckily THE BOWER Reuse & Repair Centre came to speak at the meeting and a Reuse facility was included. We need to hear much more about community and council "requirements" including facilities to support our Bushcare Volunteers, Community Activities, Recreation and Social Enterprises. We need lots of Social Infrastructure from Parks for trees and peopl

Yaama Ngunna Baaka 2019

First Corroborroee Walget htt Corroboree Walgett 0 Setting off from Ultimo lunch Dubbo Cultural Information outside Brewarina       Johny Cakes and Emu at Brewarrina Corroboree 4 mile reserve Grinding Stone Brewarina Museum and 4 mile Creek Reseve 4 Mile Reserve (Brewarrina) Bourke Bourke Wilcannia Camp Ground Wilcannia 4th Coroborree Wilcannia Menindee Lakes Heading Home on Train at Dubbo   Uncle Bruce Shillingsworth, a Muruwari and Budjiti man, invited us to attend Yaama Ngunna Baaka a festival of corroborees he organised on his country in Walgett, Brewarrina, Bourke and Wilcannia along lower Baaka (Darling River) and a final corroboree on the Menindee Lakes. " Our rivers are the blood of the earth. Without water, nothing survives, there will be no life. We need our rivers to survive in order to survive ourselves." -Bruce Shillingw