Recent News

Read the latest news from Addison Road Community Centre.



Read the latest news from Addison Road Community Centre.

December 2, 2020 / featured, Food Rescue

The Man With No Face

“If I weren’t in community housing I’d be out in the streets. If I could not get good food at the prices I can here at the Food Pantry I’d starve. I’m separated, but I still have to look after the kids. They come stay with me. How can you sit at a table with your kids and have them say ‘I’d like something to eat’, and you can’t provide it? I’m eating now because of this place. I’m feeding my kids a decent a meal."
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November 27, 2020 / featured, Food Rescue

A Month of Waste-Free Meals

Celia shops very regularly at Addi Road Food Pantry Marrickville. She recently shared her recipes for a month of beautiful meals created from the rescued food she bought here.
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November 26, 2020 / featured

Sonic Truth – Addi Road opens the vault and releases a music festival

Open the Vaults is the first music event of its kind in Sydney after a very hard year when so much has shut down and the arts and entertainment industries have been in crisis. It's a calling-together of musical tribes and a celebration of community.
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November 19, 2020 / featured

Sending Out A Message

The Australian Council of Social Service have come down to Addi Road today to set up a table outside our Food Pantry and encourage people to send a few Christmas cards to our politicians. It may not be a card they like to get. But every one them is certainly heartfelt, handwritten and true to the experience of everyday Australians dealing with unemployment, poverty and life on the proverbial breadline.
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November 17, 2020 / featured, Food Rescue

Come Together

“It’s really inspiring to come here to Addi Road and feel there is so much hope in the community." - Mo Bloomfield, Yudi Gunyi School
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November 13, 2020 / featured

Sustaining Stories

It’s a big day out in Granville for Addison Road Community Organisation. The Keep Australia Beautiful NSW Sustainable Cities Awards for 2020 are under way – and we are in the running for recognition.
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November 7, 2020 / featured, Food Rescue

When the Premier came to Addi Road

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian visited Addi Road on Friday 6th November 2020 to see our food security and food rescue work in action.
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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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