Recent News

Read the latest news from Addison Road Community Centre.

Recent

News

Read the latest news from Addison Road Community Centre.

October 7, 2020 / featured

Raining Stories – Warren Roberts and YARN

“There’s a lot of things going on in Australia. But we’re mostly doing it in silos and not doing it together. I set up YARN to end the silos and bring Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander and non-indigenous people together in a culturally safe place.”
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October 6, 2020 / featured, Food Rescue

Faces of Addi Road: Eilish

"Unfortunately, we’ve been given this idea that we can’t create change without having money first. But we can make change. And we don’t have to be rich to do it."
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September 30, 2020 / featured

Creativity and Mental Health in Tough Times – A Conversation

What do we make of ourselves in the time of Covid-19? What kind of face might we have behind our masks? What place does art and creativity play in our lives and how we handle 'the new normal'?
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September 25, 2020 / featured

Everyday Ways of Being

We’re in Sydney, Australia – the nation’s busiest, most densely populated city. Airplanes yelling their metallic-mouthed roars overhead, cars caught...
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September 18, 2020 / featured, Food Rescue

Faces of Addi Road: Sebastian

“Right now I feel that the music of Brahms and this community [at Addi Road] break me free into some other feeling. I was here alone. This community help me. But it is about a lot more than food."
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September 17, 2020 / featured, Food Rescue

Faces of Addi Road: Paul

“For me personally, I can see that it is not as bad as it could have been. I’m healthy; my friends are all well. I guess I am getting used to the new normal.”
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September 10, 2020 / featured, Food Rescue

Faces of Addi Road: Kevin

Kevin gets around. He found out about the Addi Road Food Pantry Marrickville at his water aerobics class. “A lady there volunteers here. She told me all about it. This is my first time here. I heard what she said and thought I must come. And I am sure glad I did!”
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September 9, 2020 / featured

Good News All Round!

Mayor Darcy Byrne’s announcement this morning that the Inner West Council “has decided to convert the Summer Hill depot into a reuse centre for non-government-organisations like Reverse Garbage and The Bower Reuse & Repair Centre” is welcome news for us all.
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September 4, 2020 / featured, Food Rescue

Faces of Addi Road: Jack

"I don’t want others to feel abandoned. Especially now that I am in a position of privilege, I can give back to others. I’ve finally worked out what I want to do and why I want to help people."
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September 3, 2020 / featured, Food Rescue

Beautiful Day

See our photo gallery and story on the opening of Addi Road Food Pantry Camperdown. "It’s about the building blocks for a community. That’s why I’m here.” - Jamie Parker, Member for Balmain.
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