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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.

Write me a story

 

· Thursday, August 9, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

The Sydney Story Factory is open for busy-ness in Redfern! An official opening in July was attended by the Governor, Professor Marie Bashir, and regular workshops are now in full swing.

Sharpe focus on transport – an interview with Penny Sharpe MLC

 

· Tuesday, July 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

Development of Redfern Station has been on the list for a long time. There have been lots of plans for development in the area and it was always…

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,…

A better support system

 

· Tuesday, July 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

WATERLOO: Being born as a congenital amputee has taught 30 year-old Deborah Roach to be persistent. The local resident has competed in cycling at a national level and…

Reflections on Cambodia

 

· Tuesday, July 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

Avid readers will recall Jemima Hall who featured in the February issue of the SSH. Now coming to the end of her eight-month mission as a volunteer in…

Restless for the common good

 

· Tuesday, July 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

The Alliance is Australia’s first attempt at the kind of broad-scale community organising pioneered by American organiser Saul Alinksy and his Industrial Areas Foundation and made famous in…