Aboriginal Issues

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…

Positive relations between police and community

 

· Thursday, May 10, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

“When I came to the role 15 years ago the drug and alcohol incidences, especially around The Block area, were very significant. It was out of control, really….