Dogs - dingoes to puppaccinos
Inner West Icons: the other side of Sydney
by Jane Curtis
11M ago
Inner West Sydney is one of the doggiest places in the Australia. Even our most famous resident, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, meet world leaders with First Dog Toto. This episode is about the stories and history of dogs in the inner west. Hear about... the original dog, dingoes dogs in the Frontier Wars of Sydney hunting dogs of the early colony Sydney's most valuable dog of the 19th century, the Kangaroo Dog how Australia's policy of poisoning dogs started here the world's first dog-friendly cafe Leichhardt Dog Training Club, run by volunteers the three dogs of Newtown, and who is Maggie ..read more
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Trailer Season 2: Dogs - The flight path - Petersham Bowling Club - Boomalli - Cooks River
Inner West Icons: the other side of Sydney
by Jane Curtis
11M ago
Sydney, Australia is an iconic city, full of unique things. But why does the Harbour hog all the icons? Come to the other side of Sydney, Gadigal and Wangal Country, with long-time inner westie Bernie Hobbs. In Season 2, hear stories and the history of: ? dogs in inner west Sydney ?️ Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Cooperative, an Australian first ⚡Petersham Bowling Club, a community club reborn without pokies ✈️ The flight path and the third runway, and ? Australia's most wonky and toxic river (but we love it), Cooks River Written, researched and produced by Jane Curtis. Sound by John Jacobs ..read more
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Callan Park - the green asylum
Inner West Icons: the other side of Sydney
by Jane Curtis
1y ago
Callan Park is where you’ll find Callan Park Hospital for the Insane - closed but still standing. It's the biggest green space in the inner west. And it’s got a chequered history. Find out.. Why this spot was chosen for mental health? How ‘green therapy’ came and went? What is the crocodile of Callan Park? How the community fights to keep it going? And how the quality of our parks impacts mental health. Guests Hall Greenland, President of Friends of Callan Park Drew Roberts, Shared Knowledge Deborah Lennis, Inner West Council Cultural Advisor Roslyn Burge, historian and author Peter Gray ..read more
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Street art of the inner west
Inner West Icons: the other side of Sydney
by Jane Curtis
1y ago
The inner west is home to Sydney’s street art. Find out.. How a world-famous, graffiti health campaign started here? Why the inner west has the most murals in Sydney? How its most iconic mural was painted? (illegally, in the middle of the night) What stencil inspired a top selling kids book? The other street art - stickers, pasteups, yarn bombing... And how it all still challenges us... Guests Tour guide, author and photographer Melinda Vassallo Not Quite Newtown: Author Peter Warrington and photographer Rachel Williams Writers Bonnie Huang and Tom Martin Artists: Juilee Pryor, Sharon Bill ..read more
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Witches Houses of Annandale
Inner West Icons: the other side of Sydney
by Jane Curtis
1y ago
A group of spooky homes in Sydney’s inner west are an unmissable landmark. How did these gothic mansions get here? What school song are they in? Why might they be Australia’s ‘first real estate display homes’? How did they become the setting for a best-selling YA novel? Host Bernie Hobbs is a long-time inner westie, and an award winning science writer and presenter on TV and radio. Guests Jane Fox: Assistant Principal at Annandale North Primary School Vanessa Berry: Writer and artist who works with history, memory and archives. One of her books is Mirror Sydney: An atlas of reflections. Be ..read more
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The GreenWay from Cooks River to Iron Cove - Sydney's urban green corridor
Inner West Icons: the other side of Sydney
by Jane Curtis
1y ago
History and stories of the GreenWay - a 5.8km long green space that runs down the guts of Sydney's inner west. In this episode, meet an original 'guerilla gardener' and and hear how a 'creepy canal' was transformed by the community and local councils the fight to get it finished...with the help of a special hat, and how people use the GreenWay, and why it's good for us? Read the Show Notes ..read more
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Inner West Icons
Inner West Icons: the other side of Sydney
by Jane Curtis
1y ago
Sydney, Australia is an iconic city, full of unique things. But why does the Harbour hog all the icons? Come to the other side of Sydney, Gadigal Wangal Country, with long-time inner westie Bernie Hobbs. Hear histories and stories of... Reverse Garbage, Marrickville - Leichardt’s Boomalli Aboriginal Artist Co-operative - The Witches Houses of Annandale - The GreenWay from Lilyfield to Hurlstone Park - Callan Park, Balmain - Street art and  murals (Everywhere in the inner west) and Bonus episode: Dogs of the inner west! Produced by Jane Curtis with support from Inner West Council ..read more
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