Recent News

Read the latest news from Addison Road Community Centre.

Recent

News

Read the latest news from Addison Road Community Centre.

September 9, 2020 / featured

Good News All Round!

Mayor Darcy Byrne’s announcement this morning that the Inner West Council “has decided to convert the Summer Hill depot into a reuse centre for non-government-organisations like Reverse Garbage and The Bower Reuse & Repair Centre” is welcome news for us all.
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September 4, 2020 / featured, Food Rescue

Faces of Addi Road: Jack

"I don’t want others to feel abandoned. Especially now that I am in a position of privilege, I can give back to others. I’ve finally worked out what I want to do and why I want to help people."
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September 3, 2020 / featured, Food Rescue

Beautiful Day

See our photo gallery and story on the opening of Addi Road Food Pantry Camperdown. "It’s about the building blocks for a community. That’s why I’m here.” - Jamie Parker, Member for Balmain.
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September 1, 2020 / featured, Food Rescue

Faces of Addi Road: Gaylene

"There’s a lot of low-income people around here in Camperdown, so they will really appreciate having the Food Pantry opening. But you know, I see people in private accommodation that are struggling. There’s people in nice houses and they are finding it hard even to pay their mortgage.”
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August 27, 2020 / featured, Food Rescue

Faces of Addi Road: Kate and Max

Kate and Max have been coming to the Addi Road Food Pantry Marrickville “every week since it opened,” she says. Max looks up at his mum, a little sceptical about that claim. “I don’t remember coming when I was in kindy!”
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June 22, 2020 / featured

Who Pays the Rent for the Arts?

Fee hikes for arts students, major cultural institutions going into administration, museums laying off dozens of staff: you might wonder...
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May 15, 2020

Retain the Rate

Addison Road Community Organisation has been working with ACOSS (Australian Council of Social Services) and the Inner West Raise The...
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April 14, 2020 / featured

The Language of the People

By the time the day is finished, over 150 Latin American students will have come here seeking emergency food hampers. Despite its name, United for Columbia is becoming a broad communication point for students from all over Latin America who suddenly find themselves adrift and in need here in Sydney.
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April 10, 2020 / featured

The Belmore Connection

Thanks to Addi Road’s Outreach Co-ordinator, Dulce Munoz, we were able to make Good Friday a truly good day, delivering Addi Road’s food relief hampers to 18 families in the Belmore area – as well as helping the Islamic Women's Welfare Association to get food to its clients.
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April 7, 2020 / featured

Making Hard Yards with the Swans

“I just love the vibe here. I’ve been coming down to Addi Road, packing emergency hampers for the last week... Anyone can help, whether you’re a professional or involved with a local club. That is why Craig Foster's #PlayForLives campaign is so great. It’s rallying all of us.” - Kieren Jack
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