The Story Teller

The Story Teller

Mike Williams has kept returning to Addi Road. The Radio National journalist and podcaster first came here “to capture a specific moment in time,” he says.  “With the pandemic, things are changing so fast. I wanted to get an insight into the work that was going on...
Food of Love

Food of Love

Things have changed for Brad-Lee and Ethan. Earlier this year Brad-Lee had a brain haemorrhage. It meant that his life as a musician and working in a hair salon had to come to a sudden stop. Double vision, difficulty walking, there were a whole lot of new challenges...
The Keeper

The Keeper

Clint Bolton seems a little melancholic today, like someone who is leaving home very reluctantly.   There are farewell speeches happening for him inside the hall that we have repurposed as our Addi Road Food Relief Hub. Clint has been coming here four mornings a week,...
The Giving Days

The Giving Days

Kim and Hannah are here from Junction Neighbourhood Centre (JNC) filling up a van load of hampers at the Addi Road Food Relief Hub. Both of them have seen a lot with COVID-19 and its impact in the community. It might seem hard to equate their brightness with the work...
Politics and Poverty

Politics and Poverty

Jenny Leong is down in Marrickville packing hampers at Addi Road Food Relief Hub. Only a hundred more to go from the volunteer team she has joined and they can get another pallet of food out the door. Vans and cars are waiting outside to take the hampers all over the...