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Human rights, not fracking rights

 

· Tuesday, July 2, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Garawa and other First Nations elders, who strongly oppose both the NT Intervention and fracking on their land, addressed a rally in Hyde Park on June 29.

Aboriginal affordable housing a crucial priority

 

· Tuesday, July 2, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

As NAIDOC Week (July 7-14) calls on us to work together for a better future, it is important to remind all community members and policymakers about the crucial need for Aboriginal people to remain physically in place during moments of critical urban change.

Reasons to be hopeful

 

· Monday, June 17, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

The federal election result was devastating to many who have hoped and worked for more just and compassionate policies in Australia. Anna Rose, author, campaigner and Strategic Projects Officer with Farmers for Climate Action, shares reasons to be hopeful and reflections for moving forward.

Lies and truth tangential at Sydney Writers’ Festival

 

· Monday, June 17, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

EVELEIGH: The theme of this year’s Sydney Writers’ Festival was “Lie to Me” and the program promised that the line-up of writers would examine white lies, deceptions, malicious lies and the ways that writing can be employed to deceive people in “an increasingly post-truth world”.

Souths hop to the top

 

· Monday, June 10, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Big congratulations to Souths for reaching the top of the ladder with a hard-fought win over the Raiders in Canberra, 16-12.

Students inspire support for MS research

 

· Monday, June 10, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

“Blurry vision, pins and needles and a numb big toe”– these were the symptoms that local, Emma Giunti, presented to her GP 9 years ago. This eventually led to her diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS).

Strong support for graffiti activist

 

· Monday, June 10, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Standing in a long Australian tradition of people utilising billboards as a canvas to express political concerns, Stephen Langford faced court on Friday May 31 charged with graffiti offences for painting “close the camps” across private advertising.

Billie Kinder continues to change the world with kindness

 

· Monday, June 10, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Almost three years ago, young Billie Kinder lost her life in a horse accident. Since then Billie’s family – Danny, Dave and Charlie – have worked tirelessly to share Billie’s kindness with others, promote wellbeing and raise money for charity.

‘We are mammals vulnerable to climate change’

 

· Monday, June 10, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

PADDINGTON: Tamara Dean has won the 2019 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize (MCPP) for her striking underwater photograph “Endangered”.

Uniting’s ‘Half a Million Steps’ points Parliament toward sensible drug reform

 

· Monday, June 10, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

A poignant documentary film will premiere in Sydney and around NSW this month (June 2019).