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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 […]

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 […]

Inner West charity launches innovative zero-waste zero-emissions kitchen

By ALLISON HORE A Marrickville charity has launched a new “zero waste, zero emissions” kitchen which will cook up ready meals for underprivileged locals. The kitchen is one of the first of its kind in Australia. On Monday Addison Road Community Centre, a grassroots organisation in operation since 1976, launched the new kitchen which will […]

Football legend unites sports players for Covid-19 aid

By ALEC SMART Craig Foster, TV presenter and chief football analyst at SBS for The World Game, has recruited fellow sports talents and supporters via the #PlayForLives campaign to assist in relief efforts to help the elderly and disadvantaged whilst the Covid-19 restrictions are in place. What began as a way of motivating his teammates […]

Thousands march to #BringThemHere

BY JOAN HENSON Thousands of Sydneysiders joined national rallies on Palm Sunday to demand an end to offshore detention and that the 914 refugees on Nauru and Manus Island be resettled in Australia. Some 5,000 people marched from Belmore Park to Victoria Park in Sydney, while 21,000 people campaigned nationwide. Sydney’s rally celebrated parliament’s passage […]