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Engage me not

 

· Saturday, December 13, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

 

This position was reversed in a letter sent on behalf of the Minister Upton, dated December 23, 2013, which said: “Attendance has been a challenge to maintain with…

Data retention laws ineffective

 

· Friday, November 21, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

 

The government asked us to trade some freedom for national security. But really we are being asked to trade our freedom for what amounts to a souped-up Neighbourhood Watch sticker.

We need more childcare in the city

 

· Sunday, October 12, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

 

It has been said that it takes a village to raise a child – but that doesn’t mean you should have to move to a village in order to do so.

Public housing – justice must be done

 

· Saturday, September 13, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

 

St John’s Anglican Church in Glebe recently recognised the 40th anniversary of the commonwealth government’s purchase of what is now known as the Glebe Estate, which provides housing to low-income residents.

Barangaroo, Millers Point and the post-Green Ban city

 

· Wednesday, September 10, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

 

Green Ban was a form of political action established in 1970s Sydney. The movement incorporated an eccentric mix of resident action groups, feminists, gay liberationists, Aboriginal activists, builders’…

City of Sydney Act amendments

 

· Sunday, August 10, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

 

There is a Bill coming up in mid August 2014 in the NSW Parliament to amend the City of Sydney Act. This provides an opportunity for the reinstatement…

Current issues in disability, homelessness and mental health services

 

· Tuesday, August 5, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

 

Disability in everyday, occupational and social functioning is higher for those living in marginal accommodation than other social groupings.

Early Central to Eveleigh timeframe

 

· Tuesday, July 8, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

 

The Redfern Precinct, taking in Redfern Station and the Redfern end of North Eveleigh, is considered medium-term at 5-10 years, while the Central Station Precinct is considered medium…

Older women and homelessness

 

· Saturday, June 7, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

 

Often, women are described as the hidden homeless, staying with friends or relatives, in cars or sheltering in women’s refuges.
On April 14, 2014, the Mercy Foundation launched the findings of a report, they commissioned from University of Queensland’s Dr Maree Petersen and Dr Cameron Parsell, which investigated older women’s homelessness and effective pathways out of homelessness for this group.