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11 November 2021 / Arts & Culture, Featured

Making History

During World War One, Addi Road was 'place of enlistment'. Many of the original barracks are still in use today. 'Ten Ordinary Men – The ANZACs of Addison Road' tells the stories of ten young men who came here.
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28 October 2021 / Featured, Social Justice

From Kabul to Sydney, one Afghan woman tells her story

Radio National's Fran Kelly came to Addi Road to interview Marwa MoeEeen about how she engineered her remarkable escape from Aghanistan with her family and 15 fellow female university students.
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27 October 2021 / Arts & Culture, Featured, Food Rescue, Social Justice

The Story Teller

Addi Road inspired Mike Williams to create a half-hour documentary, ‘The Dignity Business’, for Radio National’s Earshot program.
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18 October 2021 / Featured, Food Rescue

Food of Love

Things have changed for Ethan and Brad-Lee. Earlier this year Brad-Lee had a brain haemorrhage. But it was not the sad story it could have been.
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9 October 2021 / Featured, Food Rescue, Social Justice

The Keeper

“I have loved it here,” say Clint Bolton, the former football goalkeeping star. “You get to a point in your life where you realise the most important thing is the relationships that you have with with people. Coming here, I’ve been inspired."
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9 October 2021 / Featured, Social Justice

On the Corner

Mostafa Azimitabar, Craig Foster and Rosanna Barbero are taking a break at Koshari Korner, right beside the Addi Road Food Relief Hub in Marrickville...
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1 October 2021 / Featured

Hit the Road

It’s all up to Steve Elphick now to get the truck to Walgett safely, a solid nine-hour drive. It’s already 3pm in Marrickville, Sydney. He will need to stop roadside somewhere tonight before pushing on to Walgett in the morning....
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1 October 2021 / Featured

Ghosts of Action

These are just some words from the Inner West front of a battle that finds a beautiful edge here. An empty room and the ghosts of action.
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30 September 2021 / Featured, Food Rescue

The Giving Days

Kim and Hannah are here from Junction Neighbourhood Centre (JNC) filling up a van load of hampers at the Addi Road Food Relief Hub. Both of them have seen a lot with COVID-19 and its impact in the community.
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29 September 2021 / Featured, Food Rescue

Politics and Poverty

“I think the real question you have to ask is, why is it that all this volunteer labour is providing this level of essential service and care?” Leong says, gesturing around the Addi Road Food Relief Hub.
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