Recent News

Read the latest news from Addison Road Community Centre.



Read the latest news from Addison Road Community Centre.

June 15, 2021 / featured

We Bleed the Same

Inspired by the #RacismNOTWelcome campaign, journalist and filmmaker Liz Deep-Jones has joined forces with top Australian photographer Tim Bauer to present an exhibition exploring racism and diversity in Australia through the lens  of immigrants, refugees and First Nations people … questioning and demonstrating who we are as a nation.
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June 11, 2021 / featured, Food Rescue

Bang On

Anthony Albanese came down to Addi Road early on a winter’s morning this week to bang the drum – or at least beat the daylights out of a good non-stick frying pan – and announce the construction of our new solar-powered zero-waste community kitchen.
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June 4, 2021 / featured, Food Rescue

Here Comes the Sun – Addi Road has a brand new e-van charged from solar power

Addi Road has moved another step closer to a green future with the arrival of our e-van. Funded by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), our brand-new Renault EV Kangoo will be used to stop food from going into landfill by collecting food donations and providing it for those in need.
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June 2, 2021 / featured, Food Rescue

‘What Are You Doing Mother?’

Two rather grand-looking women are sitting patiently on chairs outside the Addi Road Food Pantry in Marrickville. One has a floral shopping trolley; the other, a few carry bags at her feet overflowing with food. It's impossible not to want to take a photo of them. But they wave away the opportunity. Then they summon the photographer back to explain why they'd rather not have their picture taken.
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Australia Talks data shows most of us agree Australia is a racist place. (ABC News: Mridula Amin)
June 1, 2021 / featured

Australia Talks about Racism

Australians are familiar with racism. Three in four Australians say there is 'a lot of it' here.
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May 25, 2021 / featured

Addi Road WORD ON THE STREET Poetry Slam on film

Sarah Saleh (left) with Emily Radford and Cocoa the Conscious at our Addi Road 'Word on the Street' Poetry Slam from Youth Week. You can watch a video of the night here.
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May 21, 2021 / featured, Food Rescue

Addi Road Volunteers Acknowledged at Awards

Addison Road Community Organisation is very happy to see our volunteers acknowledged this week at the Inner West Council’s 2021 Amy Large Volunteer Awards.
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May 20, 2021 / featured

Celebrating the History of Addison Road Early Learning Centre

Living legends of multicultural children’s services in Sydney, Vivi Germanos Koutsounadis and Judy Finlason. Photo by Vivi Martin.
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May 19, 2021 / featured, Food Rescue

Gang of Youths in Banana Smoothie Rampage!

Emma, Sarah, Pokes, Will and Josh are down here again at Addi Road Food Pantry Marrickville. Except for Sarah, who has come visiting her sister Emma, they all live in a big share-house in Newtown.
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May 13, 2021 / featured

Addi Road NAIDOC Week Artspace Award

Addison Road Community Organisation is delighted to announce the creation of a new opportunity for Indigenous artists to showcase their work during NAIDOC Week.
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