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...
We are the Champions

We are the Champions

And the winner is …..   “BEST COMMUNITY GROUP – Addison Rd Community Centre”!   A big thanks to the City Hub Sydney monthly newspaper for completely surprising us with this accolade in their latest ‘Best of Sydney 2021’ issue out today.  ...
Playing for Freedom

Playing for Freedom

On this day, in 1971, the South African national rugby union team, the Springboks, played Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Here, just like the other places they played on their tour, the Springboks met with protests outside the grounds, on the streets and even...
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...