Faces of Addi Road: Kate and Max

Faces of Addi Road: Kate and Max

Kate and Max have been coming to the Addi Road Food Pantry Marrickville “every week since it opened,” she says. Max looks up at his mum, a little sceptical about that claim. “I don’t remember coming when I was in kindy!”   Kate gives him a nudge. “No. That was on...
The Language of the People

The Language of the People

On buses and trains. By pushbike. On foot. They all come. Some who can speak English quite well. Others who look less sure, dependent on a friend to speak for them. Andres is a volunteer for United For Colombia, a not for profit organisation that he says “is designed...
Another Level – The truth about poverty in Australia

Another Level – The truth about poverty in Australia

Ricci Bartels, Board Member for Addison Road Community Organisation, was invited to take part in a ‘Poverty Special’ panel discussion on ABC-TV’s The Drum last week. Host Ellen Fanning introduced Ricci by referring to her earlier and much discussed appearance on...
ABC Drive Adelaide: Newstart and the Job Providers

ABC Drive Adelaide: Newstart and the Job Providers

Jules Schiller: Listening to you and some of these callers there’s a sense of dehumanisation about these experiences that is difficult to comprehend if you haven’t been through it. Mark Mordue: “Oh yeah, look, honestly Julian, it’s impossible...
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