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July 15, 2021 / featured, Food Rescue

Reality on the Ground

Addi Road CEO Rosanna Barbero talks about community hopes and fears as the lockdown in Sydney continues. And what our community is doing to answer the challenges.
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Annerie, Kerrie and Robyn. Addi Road Food Pantry volunteers, 8 July 2021.
July 8, 2021 / featured

The Volunteer Family

You can feel isolated at home, frustrated, a little unable to find yourself clearly in the disempowering blur of lockdown days. Working at Addi Road Food Pantry has a meaningful value. It lifts the spirits. It's especially inspiring to volunteer and hear everybody’s stories as they come for food. 
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July 3, 2021 / featured

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.
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June 21, 2021 / featured

Not all ‘people smugglers’ are the same…

As part of our government’s ongoing attempt to deny refugees and asylum seekers a right to safety in Australia, politicians...
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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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