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Steps towards lifting Redfern Station

 

· Sunday, June 2, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Transport for NSW (TfNSW) held a short consultation for a proposed new six metre wide southern concourse for Redfern Station in the second half of May and early June – But it falls short of the full accessibility upgrade Redfern rail users seek.

$6.5 million investment for robotics start-up

 

· Friday, May 24, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

A field robotics start-up based on technology created by the University of Sydney’s Australian Centre for Field Robotics has received a $6.5 million investment.

Oxfam Australia shuts trading arm … but you can still help it fight poverty

 

· Sunday, May 19, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Oxfam Australia says that while, its stores and online trading are closing, people’s generous donations will continue to help it save lives.

Social work superheroes

 

· Friday, May 17, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

I liken my colleagues in the Boarding House Outreach Service (Newtown Neighbourhood Centre) to social work superheroes.

HEALTH Chronic disease sufferers need support

 

· Friday, May 17, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Chronic illnesses or diseases are conditions that last for longer than three months. In many cases they last for many years or a lifetime.

Sydney residents demand federal election candidates to #StopAdani

 

, and · Wednesday, May 15, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

As it is becoming evident that climate change is one of the leading issues amongst voters this federal election, community groups have been seeking responses on environmental issues at candidates forums across Sydney.

Palm Sunday rallies refugee support

 

· Tuesday, May 14, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

About 2,000 people gathered at Belmore Park in the CBD for this year’s Palm Sunday rally and march through Broadway to Victoria Park in Camperdown. The event focused on support for refugees.

Police safety tips

 

· Tuesday, May 14, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Do you know how to prevent property and car theft? Here are the best tips for keeping your car and possessions safe:

After the state election – what’s happening?

 

· Tuesday, May 14, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Groundswell coalition of Waterloo agencies is pressing on with educational workshops designed to assist residents to participate in the master planning process. Two events are planned for May-June.

ENVIRONMENT Churches weigh in on no new mines campaign

 

and · Tuesday, May 14, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

The campaign, in which faith groups put up signs to urge an end to coal mining, was initiated by national multi-faith charity the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change (ARRCC).