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Talking The Talk & Walking The Walk Against Violence

The fifth annual Run Against Violence gets underway this month. The yearly Run Against Violence was conceived by a volunteer organisation with the sole aim of getting Australia talking about family violence and what it means to have healthy relationships. This year's theme for the event is "Today’s Conversations are Tomorrow’s Way of Life". People can take part in […]

Town & Country Hotel To Hold Breast Cancer Awareness Drawing Event

By Erin Modaro. The Town and Country Hotel in St Peters will be holding a special drawing event on June 4 for breast cancer awareness and fundraising. Pub owner and breast cancer survivor Helen Filips will be modelling topless for the attendees to draw. Approaching 10 years of breast cancer survivorship, Helen and collaborators are running […]

Hundreds of sex workers ineligible for COVID19 government payments rely on donations

By EVA BAXTER Sex worker rights organisation Scarlet Alliance and their community of state and territory member organisations have been supporting hundreds of sex workers ineligible for government support payments. “What is unique for sex workers is that many of us are self-employed or sole traders and don’t have access to any kind of employee […]

Ordinary Pets For An Extraordinary Cause

This July, ordinary animals across Australia will contribute to the care of seriously ill children across four hospitals associated with Ronald McDonald House.  Paws For Sick Kids aims to raise money for at least 625 nights of accommodation for families of unwell children. This is vital for families who live over 100km away from treatment at […]

Timor Fundraising Concert

This weekend a special concert will help raise fund to support the cyclone devastated East Timor. The concert entitled, Charisma: Celebrating The Creativity Of Women, will celebrate the creativity of women both in art and life. The programme is filled with an eclectic an eclectic mix of performers, who are predominantly Australian women composers. During […]

Fundraiser set up for victim of “disfiguring” attack

By ALLISON HORE The family of a man who was victim of a random violent attack in Pyrmont have set up a GoFundMe to raise money for his ongoing treatment and rehabilitation. The 36 year-old man, a visitor to Sydney from the Gold Coast, was found with "permanent and disfiguring" injuries on Wattle Street in […]

BarbeCURE 2020

With summer certainly in full swing that means BBQ season. And what better way to improve the humble backyard barbie than by using it to raise funds for a great cause. This is where the BarbeCURE campaign comes into action. Cure Cancer together with some of Australia’s finest culinary ambassadors and chefs are coming together to […]

PECHA KUCHA 20×20 FOR HAITI

Like most great things in this world, Pecha Kucha 20x20 originated in the city of sensory overload, Tokyo. Since its beginnings in 2003 at famed club SuperDeluxe, Pecha Kucha 20x20 has grown into a worldwide network of architectural and design creatives, from Tokyo to Lima to lil old Sydney. The format is simple - each […]