Politics and Poverty

Politics and Poverty

Jenny Leong is down in Marrickville packing hampers at Addi Road Food Relief Hub. Only a hundred more to go from the volunteer team she has joined and they can get another pallet of food out the door. Vans and cars are waiting outside to take the hampers all over the...
Food Security, Social Justice and Donna Summer

Food Security, Social Justice and Donna Summer

Towards the end of 2020 our Food Pantry Manager, Damien Moore, reckoned he’d been working so hard the time had come to drag him away “in a straitjacket singing that Donna Summer song, ‘Enough is Enough (I can’t go on no more!)’. I mean, it has been a pretty...
Beautiful Day

Beautiful Day

The heart is a bloomShoots up through the stony ground ‘Beautiful Day’ – U2   It’s a beautiful day. The very first day of spring. Opening day for Addi Road Food Pantry Camperdown. Jamie Parker, the Greens State Member for Balmain has come down to...
Faces of Addi Road: Gaylene

Faces of Addi Road: Gaylene

Gaylene is standing outside the Addi Road Food Pantry Camperdown organising a small group of prospective shoppers on opening day. They watch the speeches, the ribbon cutting, enjoy a free pink-iced donut. All of them have their own hand-sewn masks on. Gaylene’s face...