Aboriginal Issues

Running for Pemulwuy


· Friday, October 5, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


SSH editor, Andrew Collis, will take part in the Melbourne Marathon on October 14 – on behalf of the Aboriginal Housing Company’s Pemulwuy Project.

Encouraging Indigenous creative artists


· Friday, October 5, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


CICADA International Inc. (Contemporary Independent Creative Artist Development Agency) is a not-for-profit association established in Redfern in July 2009. It has done, and is doing, some great things for Indigenous musicians.

Online database for Aboriginality Case Summaries


· Thursday, August 9, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


REDFERN: A groundbreaking resource, both for the future of Aboriginal people before the law and for the development of social policy, was launched on Tuesday July 10 at the Aboriginal Legal Service (ALS) in Elizabeth Street.

Experiencing the sacred


· Thursday, August 9, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


I was very glad to read Bishop John McIntyre’s column in last month’s SSH, giving his much more relaxed and open view of the current marriage debate than would sometimes be expressed by my Sydney Anglican colleagues.

Between two worlds
Artist Profile: Teena McCarthy


· Thursday, August 9, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


Since the radical success of Intervention Intervention, local artist and curator, Teena McCarthy hasn’t taken a backward step. The intense image, a boot print stomping over desert, quickly became the iconic image of the exhibition. “It’s been a career highlight so far,” Teena says. “Artists from every state, hundreds of people at the opening, media local, national and international. Iranian TV online rang me on the day.”

See Sydney pre-1788


· Thursday, August 9, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


Virtual Warrane II evolved from the original and successful Virtual Warrane exhibition showcased five years ago at Sydney’s Customs House. This latest version uses more advanced computer graphics to provide a more realistic, accurate and immersive heritage experience, while respecting the original custodians of Sydney Cove.

Re-investing in vulnerable communities


· Tuesday, July 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


The Justice Re-Investment model seeks to divert all that funding into vulnerable communities. Education, health, social services such as childcare, rehab and community development programs that address the…

Celebrating the life of Joyce Ingram


· Tuesday, July 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


Pastor Peter Walker and Paul Morris led the service on The Block, attended by hundreds who came to pay their respects to an Aboriginal Elder and community leader,…

Reaching out to fathers, reaching into schools


· Friday, June 15, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


The presentation to the school’s assembly followed up on a two-year program where Gamarada had been reaching into inner-city schools and helping them reach out to the fathers…

City’s ancient footsteps


and · Thursday, May 17, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


The booklet is part of Eora Journey, the first major cultural project of Council’s Sustainable Sydney 2030, and was developed in response to the interest expressed by residents…