All for One and One for All

All for One and One for All

Morning tea for all our volunteers. Of course, it is pelting down raining again. So, the annual event is held under cover, appropriately enough inside our Gumbramorra Hall, better-known these days for having been converted into the Addi Road Food Relief Hub. The...
Jack and the Reindeer: A Xmas Story

Jack and the Reindeer: A Xmas Story

Annerie calls out, “Come and have a look at this!”   At first it is hard to figure out what the heck is going on. A gentleman by the name of Jack appears to be presenting Annerie with some type of psychedelic bouquet, a treasure-and-trash flower that is bursting out...
Radio Knight

Radio Knight

Dominic Knight is here recording a documentary for his Sunday morning program on ABC Sydney 702. The ex-Chaser man has asked Addi Road CEO Rosanna Barbero for “a royal tour” and he is now absorbing just how varied and dynamic the community centre is.   Rosanna shows...
Ghosts of Action

Ghosts of Action

The office of the Addison Road Community Organisation. Quiet, unusually early today, as people work remotely and others leave for meetings or simply head home exhausted.   We love the mismatched vintage furniture, the books and files and magazines covering the desks...
Power to the People

Power to the People

“The inner west is the boarding house capital of Australia.”So says Liz Yeo, CEO of Newtown Neighbourhood Centre. She’s down in Marrickville to pick up hampers from our Food Relief Hub. Soon enough a conversation between Yeo and Addi Road CEO Rosanna Barbero sparks...