Recent News

Read the latest news from Addison Road Community Centre.

Recent

News

Read the latest news from Addison Road Community Centre.

June 16, 2019 / featured

War on Waste – Read All About It

Pick up this week's City Hub paper in Sydney to find out how Inner West businesses are coming onboard with a new Addison Road Community Centre Organisation 'food rescue and security' initiative – the WOW Food! Inner West project.
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June 12, 2019

Eastside Radio

Please tune in and listen as Mark Mordue talks to Eastside Radio about his journalism background and writing poetry, and how he came to be involved with a new children's book called 'The Hollow Tree' - written with a lot of help from children of the Inner West and all his friends at Addison Road Community Centre Organisation!
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June 11, 2019 / featured

Living Structures

Urban trees and their associated living habitats are misunderstood when it comes to urban planning and the role living structures play in sustaining a sense of place and well-being. Listen to our interview with Radio 2SER-FM.
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June 5, 2019 / featured

“Offering fresh food and a helping hand”

Our amazing Food Pantry has been featured in the June 4 issue of the Inner West Courier! Read the story here - and our CEO Rosanna Barbero's response.
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May 31, 2019

Public Housing Residents Most Vulnerable to Climate Crisis

Here comes the sun... A podcast from Radio 2SER-FM's Razor's Edge program on social inequality and some burning truths.
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May 30, 2019

Heat Treatment

“An architect might have a vision. Look at my wonderful green vision. They get permissions from councils and other bodies. Along the way to it being developed the money runs out. And suddenly the green bits fall off first. Eventually you have a non-green landscape. The notion of amenity has gone.” - Dr Peter Davies in a report from City Hub, Sydney.
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May 30, 2019

How to Increase the Green Spaces in our Cities

Radio National's 'Life Matters' features one of the main speakers from our 'Rethinking the Urban Forest' conference – Dr Marco Amati, an environmental scientist and Associate Professor of International Planning at RMIT’s Centre for Urban Research. The program investigates how green spaces can be increased in urban environments.
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Rosanna Barbero, CEO of Addison Road Community Centre Organisation, in conversation with Councillor Anna York, Inner West Council. Rethinking the Urban Forest Conference. Photo by Mark Mordue.
May 25, 2019

Root and Branch – ‘Rethinking the Urban Forest’ Today

"We've gone from planted Australian suburbs of the post-War period to a different kind of Australian dream: more built up and denser, an unregulated death by a 1000 cuts to the urban forest."
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May 23, 2019

Beating the ‘heat island effect’ – Bruce Knobloch on 2SER-FM

Tune in here to a great podcast conversation from 2SER-FM with our own Bruce Knobloch discussing the Rethinking the Urban Forest Conference at Addison Road Community Centre on Friday 24th May.
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May 22, 2019

The Hollow Tree

Can a dying tree save a city? A major new conference called ‘Rethinking the Urban Forest’ is being convened this Friday in Marrickville at the Addison Road Community Centre. It will look how we can create a greener, better city for living creatures of all kinds, ourselves included.
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May 16, 2019

Down Below

We need answers to extreme and oppressive poverty in this country. The 'Raise the Rate' campaign to boost Newstart payments is an attempt to change a dire situation. Mark Mordue speaks here with Colin Hesse of Radio Skid Row.
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May 15, 2019

Highly commended for Addi Road conservation!

Addison Road Community Centre Organisation is absolutely thrilled to have been awarded Highly Commended with a National Trust Heritage Award for the Addison Road Community Centre Conservation Management Plan.
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May 15, 2019

Inner West Council joins Raise the Rate campaign!

Pictured: Tom Studans (AUWU), Bev Carter (Community Member), Pas Forgione (ACOSS), Mark Mordue (Media Adviser, Addison Road Community Centre), Rosanna Barbero (CEO, Addison Road Community Centre), Cr Tom Kiat (Inner West Council).
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May 1, 2019

Hot February Morning: Anthony Albanese Live at the Greek

A report on a February visit by Anthony Albanese, the Member for Grayndler, to the Greek Theatre at Addison Road Community Centre. Albanese acknowledged the Centre “embodies the diversity that is here in our community; and it embodies the creativity.”
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April 30, 2019

Dead Set

Poverty is a disease. Newstart is its major vector in Australia. Sign on and you become dysfunctional and grotesque, a creature excluded from a society trying to protect itself.
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April 18, 2019

No Start At All

We used to be a society. Now we’re an economy. Nowhere is this dehumanising and destructive reality more apparent than...
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March 27, 2019

Ex-Socceroo Craig Foster to introduce the Mamma Penny initiative!

Addison Road Community Centre Organisation is pleased to announce a new joint initiative with Australian Muslim charity Penny Appeal Australia. Mums4Refugees...
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March 21, 2019

Raise the Rate: Newstart, Centrelink, ‘job providers’ and a system that dehumanises

It barely made the news. But today is the 25th anniversary of the last time Newstart was raised in real...
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March 14, 2019

BOOK NOW – Rethinking the Urban Forest Conference 2019

Join us at the inaugural Rethinking the Urban Forest Conference on Friday May 24 2019. Bookings are now open, with...
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March 13, 2019

Say hello to Vege-Table Mondays!

Beginning on March 18 2019, members of the local community are invited to come to the Addison Road Food Pantry...
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March 7, 2019

Subsidised Spaces for Lease!

Expressions of interest are OPEN NOW for two available spaces here at Addison Road. Hut 40A - 40sqm office space;...
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February 27, 2019

Whatever happened to the arts of peace?

Alexander Wells is a writer, historian and volunteer for the Living Museum program here at Addi Road. After working on...
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February 20, 2019

The Food Pantry has extended its opening hours!

The Addison Road Food Pantry has recently extended its opening hours! Come by Hut 1 to find an abundance of...
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