Food of Love

Food of Love

Things have changed for Brad-Lee and Ethan. Earlier this year Brad-Lee had a brain haemorrhage. It meant that his life as a musician and working in a hair salon had to come to a sudden stop. Double vision, difficulty walking, there were a whole lot of new challenges...
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...
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...
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...
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,...