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...
It’s a Long Way to the Top

It’s a Long Way to the Top

AC/DC’s ‘It’s a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock n Roll)’  is pumping through the hall that Addi Road have converted into our Food Relief Hub.  About 30 volunteers step up the pace almost without thinking… canned tomatoes, lentils, baked beans, tea, noodles,...
Really Linked In at Redfern

Really Linked In at Redfern

RedLink are a brilliant organisation working in collaboration with community members associated with the Redfern Towers housing estate. They function as an “inter-agency hub”, providing support and services, and linking people with government and community...
Kind Regards

Kind Regards

So how are things going, Rosanna? Is there a new philosophy or vision emerging beneath everything happening now? Big questions. Maybe they don’t have an answer.Rosanna is slow and quiet, at first, in response. It’s mid-afternoon in Marrickville for the CEO of the...
Grains of Rice

Grains of Rice

Addi Road Food Relief Hub is in full swing. Up on what used to be the stage of our now converted Gumbramorra Hall, a group of people are scooping rice into 600gm bags.   The woman who seems to be in charge of the rice brigade calls out, “We just hit 500!”   “Only...