National Tree Day a great success

2016NationalTreeDay Marrickville 11Local residents took up the call to get out and grow for National Tree Day with nearly 200 people turning for events held by the Inner West Council.  As a result an amazing 2,650 new plantings were put in the ground across three sites - Leichhardt Park, Richard Murden Reserve in Haberfield and Steel Park in Marrickville.

A huge thank you to everyone who came along to take part in Australia’s largest tree-planting and nature care event. Check out some great pictures from the day here.

Calling all artists!

Mail AttachmentSydney’s Inner West Council is inviting artists to submit proposals for two large-scale mural/street art projects across four locations in the inner west including along the Bay Run betweeen UTS Rowers and Hawthorne Canal.

The three art work commissions in Ashfield’s Town Centre are open to all artists, whilst the Bay Run commission is only open to artists identifying as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.  Council is accepting proposals until 9:30am, Friday 9 September.  Click here for more information or visit or call (02) 9716 1830 for details.

Get involved in National Tree Day

image 3 - Nat Tree Day Leichhardt 1The Inner West Council and Planet Ark are inviting residents to get outside and grow for Planet Ark’s National Tree Day, on Sunday 31 July across three inner west locations.  

National Tree Day is Australia’s largest tree-planting and nature care event. Each year over 200,000 people take part in National Tree Day events at thousands of sites organised by councils, schools, businesses, communities and Toyota Dealers across the country.

By taking part in National Tree Day you can help deliver important environmental outcomes such as providing habitat for our local native flora and fauna.

Everyone is welcome to join in planting anytime during the duration of the three events being held Leichhardt, Haberfield and Marrickville – no experience is required.  Residents are being asked to please wear long sleeved shirts, closed-in footwear and a hat.



A skater captured his trip along the GreenWay starting from Leichhardt through to Iron Cove then back to Lewisham in Sydney's Inner West. Video created by Bo Yuan and Tim Hans.   GreenWay Map below created by Benjamin Salmon.


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