The Locals

Meeting Melanie King, dog-whisperer


· Monday, February 11, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


 This tiny fellow laid claim to any space he inhabited – sofa, room, street, park – with an imperious stare, and woe betide any dog that happened to…

Documentary observes community spirit


· Friday, December 7, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


‘There Goes Our Neighbourhood’ responses to the redevelopment of the Waterloo estate and the creation of a community light sculpture in two of the Waterloo high-rises.

‘The simple pleasures …’ Artist Profile: Marcello Araldi


· Wednesday, December 5, 2018 · 1 Comment 


Marcello Araldi is working in his studio called Peace of Redfern. “I love it here,” he says.

‘Every day you have new friends, from everywhere’


· Wednesday, September 5, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


Community Profile: Baba

Shining example of talent and self-belief


· Wednesday, June 27, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


Community Profile: Seda Star

‘Retain the parks and gardens’


· Friday, April 6, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


Community Profile: Anna Kovic

‘Retain the tall buildings’


· Friday, April 6, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


Community Profile: T-Bone

A garden in Waterloo


· Friday, February 9, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


But this is not the story of just one person’s garden but of several households that joined together and made something wonderful out of a public housing brick…

Community Q&A: Alisi Tutuila


· Tuesday, November 7, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


Introducing the Chair of the Aboriginal Housing Company board.

City’s young achievers an inspiration to all


· Tuesday, May 9, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


These awards honour young people social activist Betty Makin would have been proud of.