Playing for Freedom

Playing for Freedom

On this day, in 1971, the South African national rugby union team, the Springboks, played Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Here, just like the other places they played on their tour, the Springboks met with protests outside the grounds, on the streets and even...
Reality on the Ground

Reality on the Ground

“I’ve been thinking how there are two sides to the pandemic,” says Rosanna Barbero, CEO for the Addison Road Community Organisation in Marrickville. “I know everyone is really scared this time. I’m actually a bit nervous, too. This bloody Delta strain is so...
The Volunteer Family

The Volunteer Family

It’s like family here, they say. That’s why Annerie, Kerrie and Robyn come and volunteer at the Addi Road Food Pantry every week. This sounds nice, of course. But why keep doing it at the height of another pandemic outbreak in Sydney?  Their answers get more...
Our Island Home

Our Island Home

Wonderful feature story in today’s SMH Good Weekend about the photography exhibition ‘We Bleed the Same’, which made its debut here at the Stirrup Gallery in Marrickville.   Addi Road was integrally involved in sponsoring the exhibition and helping...
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