University of Sydney researchers to help Facebook counter hate speech


· Monday, June 10, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


Researchers from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences are the first University of Sydney academics to receive research support from Facebook.

Greek musical odyssey a hit at Newtown High


· Monday, June 10, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


NEWTOWN: Internationally-renowned Greek singer and musician, Dimitris Basis, joined students from Newtown High School of the Performing Arts (NHSPA) to celebrate the musical history of Greece, from Byzantium to the music of modern Greece, on May 15.

NAIDOC Week – local events


· Monday, June 10, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


NAIDOC Family and Sports day is back at the NCIE (National Centre of Indigenous Excellence, 180 George St Redfern) on Friday July 12.

Station upgrade plans falling short?


· Sunday, June 2, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


Transport for NSW (TfNSW) held a short consultation for a proposed new six metre wide southern concourse for Redfern Station in the second half of May and early June – But it falls short of the full accessibility upgrade Redfern rail users seek.

$6.5 million investment for robotics start-up


· Friday, May 24, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


A field robotics start-up based on technology created by the University of Sydney’s Australian Centre for Field Robotics has received a $6.5 million investment.

Oxfam Australia shuts trading arm … but you can still help it fight poverty


· Sunday, May 19, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


Oxfam Australia says that while, its stores and online trading are closing, people’s generous donations will continue to help it save lives.

Social work superheroes


· Friday, May 17, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


I liken my colleagues in the Boarding House Outreach Service (Newtown Neighbourhood Centre) to social work superheroes.

Chronic disease sufferers need support


· Friday, May 17, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


Chronic illnesses or diseases are conditions that last for longer than three months. In many cases they last for many years or a lifetime.

Sydney residents demand federal election candidates to #StopAdani


, and · Wednesday, May 15, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


As it is becoming evident that climate change is one of the leading issues amongst voters this federal election, community groups have been seeking responses on environmental issues at candidates forums across Sydney.

Palm Sunday rallies refugee support


· Tuesday, May 14, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


About 2,000 people gathered at Belmore Park in the CBD for this year’s Palm Sunday rally and march through Broadway to Victoria Park in Camperdown. The event focused on support for refugees.