LIFE SUMMER 2017
THE CHANGING FACE OF OUR CITY
In the last 12 months, Liverpool’s city centre has been transformed with a number of significant projects completed and more to come. “We are proud of the revitalised city centre, including the upgraded Bigge Park and Macquarie Mall, and we are keen to share the vibrant heart of the city with the rest of Sydney,” Liverpool Mayor Wendy Waller said. “In October, thousands flocked to the city centre for the Eat Your Heart Out festival and thousands more enjoy the Mall every day. “Our city is booming – its diverse and vibrant population of 212,000 people is growing with 100 new residents every week, driving a boom in residential construction and retail. “Now WSA Co – the company that will build and run Western Sydney Airport – has opened its doors in the city centre and early next year Western Sydney University will open its state-of-the-art city campus for 3500 students. “All this means more jobs for local people, more choice and a better quality of life for our residents.” Liverpool Mayor Wendy Waller
2017 SENIORS CONCERT SUCCESS
Hundreds of residents enjoyed Liverpool City Council’s Seniors Concert at Liverpool Catholic Club on 15 and 16 November 2017. Classically trained vocalist Davidia showed the audience why she was chosen to perform with Hugh Jackman at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Committee Dinner and for former Prime Minister John Howard and Princess Anne. Award-winning performer Peter Paki took time out from touring the globe to sing a variety of music from his homeland, New Zealand, mixed in with a little rock-n-roll. The Seniors Concert has had a special place in Liverpool’s events calendar for 26 years and will have long into the future.
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25 NOV – 24 DEC This annual exhibition continues to promote and celebrate the creative talent of our region.
MIL-PRA AECG 25 NOV – 24 DEC The 26th annual Mil-Pra AECG exhibition celebrates the significance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture in our region and beyond.
MANGA HOKUSAI 6 JAN – 4 FEB Manga comic art and the work of one of the famous Ukiyo-e artists Katsushika Hokusai are shown together in this exhibition celebrating Japanese pictorial storytelling.
HEAR NO EVIL / SEE NO EVIL 13 JAN – 18 MAR Established Blue Mountains artist Locust Jones works in his studio listening to the news, transcribing the horrors of human suffering into his paintings. He juxtaposes the everyday atrocities with the absurdity of popular culture.
REDBACK GRAPHIX 13 JAN – 19 MAR This exhibiton of vintage posters from 1979 to 1994 combines witty graphics with eye-watering colours to give voice to a raft of social issues of the time. Originally designed for the street, the posters are now considered icons of an era and are highly collectable.
27 JAN – 11 FEB An exhibition of black and white photographs by Vu Quang Canh, shot in and around the Casula Powerhouse. Vu is an established Western Sydney photomedia artist.
10 FEB – 18 MAR An annual exhibition of HSC artworks from local high schools. Featuring 20+ emerging South Western Sydney artists from local high schools in the Liverpool area.
SUNDAY OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS 28 JAN 10AM - SUNSET We are recording a Casula summer soundtrack at this all-day music event with DJs and a heavenly sound system to keep the sprites stirring. Join us for a day with friends, family and the local wildlife on an afternoon of untroubled feasting, reclining and ambient goodness.
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HOW TO AVOID WASTE THIS FESTIVE SEASON We all generate more rubbish over the festive period. Did you know that a large percentage of the waste produced in your household can either be recycled or composted? Play your part in sustaining Liverpool and remember to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle to make it a greener Christmas this year. Environmentally friendly gift and wrapping ideas • • • • • • • • • •
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Create homemade gifts – remember it’s the thought that counts Buy gifts that are long lasting, repairable or refillable Go green and buy a plant as a gift, such as a native or fruit tree Purchase a gift voucher or consider sponsorship Use a reusable bag when you shop and avoid plastic bags Make your own cards or get the kids to help you Keep plastic and paper packaging separate, and recycle the paper Send electronic greeting cards, or even a personal digital picture card instead of buying paper cards Wrap items for the same person together, rather than individually Use tea-towels or clothing to wrap presents and tie with ribbon
Please note: Your free local Community Recycling Centre is at 99 Rose St, Liverpool, and is open Monday to Saturday, 7am-3pm. It will be open on 27, 28, 29 and 30 December 2017. Visit www.liverpool.nsw.gov.au/crc for a list of accepted items. Council will continue to collect garbage and recycling on your regular collection day throughout the festive season. Council wishes you and your family a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year!
HOLIDAY TRADING : Closes 24 Dec & reopens 2 Jan ‘18
NSIO N XTE A RO AD E
“With 3500 new dwellings planned for the precinct, this extension will put essential transport connections in place to provide certainty for developers, ensuring that housing development within the precinct is not delayed.
Liverpool City Council has received $15.37m in funding from the Department of Planning and Environment for the extension of Bernera Road from Camden Valley Way to Edmondson Park Railway Station. The extension will upgrade part of Croatia Avenue, straightening the road and widening it to four lanes.
“The vision for Edmondson Park is a precinct where residents can walk to the shops, school, or public transport to get to work,” said Liverpool Mayor Wendy Waller.
BERNERA ROAD EXTENSION TO COMMENCE IN EARLY 2018
Construction works are scheduled to commence in early 2018.
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NEW WHARF AT PLEASURE POINT
A new wharf has been constructed at the end of Green Street, Pleasure Point. Council sought joint funding in partnership with NSW Roads and Maritime Services’ Better Boating Program to replace the existing wharf on the Georges River.
WHAT’S ON AT LIVERPOOL LIBRARIES mylibrary.liverpool.nsw.gov.au
SUCCEEDING IN THE
HSC TERM 1 REVISION: ENGLISH – AREA OF STUDY
HSC TERM 1 REVISION: GENERAL 2 MATHEMATICS
Focusing on preparing and structuring an essay for Area of Study.
Focusing on: Credit and Borrowing; Applications of Trigonometry.
Focusing on: Geometrical Applications of Differentiation; Integration and Applications.
Liverpool City Library Monday 8 January 10am - 12pm
Liverpool City Library Tuesday 9 January 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Liverpool City Library Wednesday 10 January 1:30pm - 3:30pm
HSC TERM 1 REVISION: ADVANCED MATHEMATICS
HSC MAX YOUR MARKS Rowan Kunz shares his tips on making the most of your HSC study to deliver the results you want. Carnes Hill Library Monday 15 January 2pm - 4pm
Bookings required at mylibrary.liverpool.nsw.gov.au/whats-on
This is a drug and alcohol-free event.
5-10PM, 31 DECEMBER 2017 GRAND FLANEUR BEACH, CHIPPING NORTON LAKE
spectacular music trucks #lightupthelake
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Australia Day 2018
26 JANUARY 2018, 2PM-9PM
Proudly sponsored by
WOODWARD PARK, LIVERPOOL
FOOD TRUCKS • CARNIVAL RIDES • FIREWORKS AND MORE MACQUARIE MALL LIVERPOOL
TREE LIGHTING LIVE MUSIC GAMES MARKETS TREE LIGHTING AT 8.30PM #CHRISSYintheMALL