Who Pays the Rent for the Arts?

Who Pays the Rent for the Arts?

Fee hikes for arts students, major cultural institutions going into administration, museums laying off dozens of staff: you might wonder if there’s some kind of war on arts going on! While there’s been a lot of talk about the impact of COVID-19 on the arts...
The Language of the People

The Language of the People

On buses and trains. By pushbike. On foot. They all come. Some who can speak English quite well. Others who look less sure, dependent on a friend to speak for them. Andres is a volunteer for United For Colombia, a not for profit organisation that he says “is designed...
The Belmore Connection

The Belmore Connection

Addison Road Community Organisation’s Mobile Food Pantry has been out at Belmore this morning, doing deliveries in the rain because of the enormous need for food in the area. This has been especially the case after the government failed to cover temporary visa holders...
Making Hard Yards with the Swans

Making Hard Yards with the Swans

What does leadership mean anyway? It can rise up from the ground as much as something delivered from above. In the car park for the Addison Road Community Organisation two of the Sydney Swans finest, Nick Smith (left) and Kieren Jack, are standing around having a chat...
Playing On – Craig Foster, #PlayForLives and Addi Road

Playing On – Craig Foster, #PlayForLives and Addi Road

The extract below comes from a recent Sydney Morning Herald news article. It focuses on Craig Foster’s #PlayForLives campaign, which is motivating volunteers from the sports community to become involved in helping their local charities at this critical time...
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