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Djokovic is out. Now let the Refugees go.

By CRAIG FOSTER Following Novak Djokovic’s successful appeal against the revocation of his visa, let us not forget the 33 refugees who for a brief few days came alive in the light reflected into the Park Hotel where they’re imprisoned in their 9th year. It’s vitally important because, for a short period, the number one […]

Hampers of Hope

Monday to Friday, 13-17 December @Addi Road Story by MARK MORDUE The candle burns down on 2021. All of a sudden Christmas and the New Year are with us again. And with Omicron comes that sinking feeling, not a lot has changed as the pandemic continues to affect our lives. Yet this time of year […]

Ten Ordinary Men – The ANZACS of Addison Road

Inside this book are the stories of ten ordinary men. None of them especially distinguished before, during or after World War One. Men who were here at Addison Road — briefly — then gone: to other camps in Australia; to battlefields in Europe and the Middle East; or to early graves in foreign soil. Ten […]

Addison Road Community Centre “strikes a blow for goodness” during lockdown crisis

By EVA BAXTER Addison Road Community Centre is a small community organisation churning out thousands of food hampers. Addi Road is a food aid organisation and a community development organisation, which means its business is in demand during a crisis. Within a few months of COVID disrupting life in Sydney, the organisation went from working […]

Faces of Addi Road: Sebastian

By MARK MORDUE Do you know the lyrics to the song Lost in Music? “Lost in music, caught in trap, no turning back.” Well, it is the opposite of that for Sebastian. Music is the only true home he has. Hailing from Cali in Colombia, he has been living in Sydney now for seven months. Since […]