Community Groups

Helping the homeless

 

· Tuesday, July 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

On June 17, Cana hosted a Family Open Day at its new farm in Orchard Hills. Cana Farm is a retreat and training centre. “We continue to be…

CEOs sleep rough

 

· Tuesday, July 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

Roy Wakelin-King, CEO of the Australian Technology Park (ATP), became aware of the event because the ATP runs Eveleigh Markets and, while he wasn’t sure exactly what he…

Big Stay Out for Mini Vinnies

 

· Tuesday, July 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

These are just some of the comments made by the student participants in the Mini-Vinnies Stay Out held in the playground of St Mary’s School. Modeled on the well-known…

The Settlement renovated

 

· Wednesday, June 27, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

The Settlement was founded over a hundred years ago and moved to its present location in the 1920s when the Sydney University Women’s Society purchased the hall at…

Cana’s Farm

 

· Sunday, June 17, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

Sunday, June 17 will see live music and entertainment, fresh fruit, vegies and eggs for sale, a sausage sizzle, and the opening of a community café. All are…

Kristina’s column

 

· Friday, June 15, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

The Liberal/National O’Farrell Government is looking to scrap the Community Building Partnership Grants as part of cuts they intend to make in the upcoming Budget. These are the…

North Eveleigh developments

 

· Friday, June 15, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

High on a list of issues for local residents was the SMDA’s plan to allocate 12 per cent of the total floor space to affordable housing in accordance…

Open discussion on drug use and misuse

 

and · Friday, June 15, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

The community in Redfern-Waterloo, including the local area Police Commander, community groups and the City of Sydney’s Safe City unit, had been requesting a forum where harm minimisation…

Creative work with young homeless people

 

· Friday, June 15, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

Those involved leave no stone unturned in their efforts to communicate their message, stretching their services to numerous public events, advising government policy and reform, training programs, and…