Rock The Block

For many of the couple of thousand people who attended over the day, Archie Roach’s heart-wrenching performance of “Took the Children Away” was a highlight.

Protesters outside the office of MP Tanya Plibersek Photo: Jason Wu

Calling on Labor to #StopAdani

Inaction on global warming is heating not only the planet, but also the mood of the residents of Sydney.

Syrian refugee Amira is four months pregnant and lives with her husband, Hamad, mother-in-law, Amina, and daughter, Amani, 3. Her niece Shamsa lives nearby. Originally from Aleppo, where Hamad worked in a clothing factory, the family now lives in an informal settlement in the Bekaa valley. They have been in Lebanon for six years and in their present home for two. They built their shelter with wood and tarpaulin supplied by UNHCR and have received winter cash assistance. Photo: UNHCR/Sebastian Rich

‘A charity gift gives twice’

This Christmas consider the increasingly popular “charity gift”.


Counting and Cracking

The colourful Counting and Cracking is completely absorbing from beginning to end.

Opening night at The Orchard Gallery Photo: Marjorie Lewis-Jones

Local artists and their treasures unearthed

Posters in the local area invited creative people to bring their works to the gallery and we were overwhelmed by the response.

Theatre – The Dance of Death

Book – We’re All Wonders

Film – The Ballad of Buster Scruggs