Aboriginal Issues

Mardi Gras – 2017

 

· Friday, March 10, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

The rain did not deter a crowd of 250,000 and more than 12,000 marchers at this year’s Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade on March 4.

Mural restoration more than a heritage issue

 

· Friday, March 10, 2017 · 1 Comment 

 

‘We are pleased to support the restoration of this iconic local landmark so it can be enjoyed by generations to come. UrbanGrowth

Community formulates ‘alternative’ masterplan

 

· Wednesday, March 8, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

The Waterloo Public Housing Action Group (WPHAG) is determined to see the Waterloo Estate remain in public hands. At a REDWatch meeting on February 2, Richard Weeks of…

Indigenous crew completes grueling course

 

· Friday, February 17, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

In the final days of 2016, communities around Australia witnessed something special – the first ever Indigenous crew to attempt the Sydney to Hobart yacht race in its 72-year history.

Proud culture, music to a beat

 

· Wednesday, February 15, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

On the way home from her very first Yabun ever, my eight-year-old daughter had lots of questions for us. Good, smart, insightful questions.

Invasion Day rally reveals momentum for change

 

· Wednesday, February 15, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

January 26 saw over 10,000 people marching from The Block in Redfern to the Yabun festival in Victoria Park.

AHC seeks student housing change to fund Pemulwuy

 

· Tuesday, February 14, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

The Aboriginal Housing Company is seeking to revise its plans for student housing along the railway line to pay for the Pemulwuy Project.

Indigenous program offers introduction to university life

 

· Monday, February 13, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

The University of Sydney was founded on the principle that it would offer “the opportunity for the child of every class to become great and useful in the destinies of his [sic] country” (William Charles Wentworth).

Record turnout for 15th Yabun festival

 

· Monday, February 13, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

Yabun (“music with a beat”) places an emphasis on being a family friendly festival, and is drug and alcohol free. The dance floor saw toddlers, hippies, nanas and…

Long service celebrated

 

· Friday, December 9, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

Over the last year Counterpoint Community Services Team (aka the Factory Community Centre) has being recognising and celebrating key staff members for their long and valuable service to the Waterloo and Redfern communities.