Reality on the Ground

Reality on the Ground

“I’ve been thinking how there are two sides to the pandemic,” says Rosanna Barbero, CEO for the Addison Road Community Organisation in Marrickville. “I know everyone is really scared this time. I’m actually a bit nervous, too. This bloody Delta strain is so...
‘What Are You Doing Mother?’

‘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...
Addi Road Volunteers Acknowledged at Awards

Addi Road Volunteers Acknowledged at Awards

Addison Road Community Organisation is very happy to see our volunteers acknowledged this week at the Inner West Council’s 2021 Amy Large Volunteer Awards. The awards were conceived as one of the high points of National Volunteer Week, a time to reflect on how much...
Faces of Addi Road: Shiri

Faces of Addi Road: Shiri

Shiri says that volunteering at Addi Road is a like “coming to spend time in a village. A village away from all the madness outside in the city. I love all the little huts, the trees, my friends the magpies … I don’t mind the ibis either. I like the gardens that I...