Recent News

Read the latest news from Addison Road Community Centre.

Recent

News

Read the latest news from Addison Road Community Centre.

June 5, 2019

“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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