Older women should never be homeless


· Wednesday, August 8, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


Mercy Foundation is working to address this injustice.

Practical local action on homelessness


· Tuesday, August 7, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


Newtown Neighbourhood Centre’s second annual “Newtopian Sleepout” aims to raise $100,000.

Cold night out in support of homeless


· Wednesday, July 4, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


CEO Sleepout for six years raises funds for the services of the St Vincent de Paul Society.

Honouring lives, lamenting the plight of many homeless


· Wednesday, September 6, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


Honouring the lives of recently deceased “street people” – strangers, friends, family.

Helping those most at risk of homelessness


· Monday, July 3, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


You might have noticed more people sleeping rough and wondered what you can do to help.

Festivalgoers have a heart for Newtown’s homeless


· Friday, December 9, 2016 · Leave a Comment 


From her gleaming Palace of Wonderment, ink artist Flutter Lyon captured stories told to her by Newtown Festivalgoers on November 13 to create a large pressing for the Newtown Neighbourhood Centre. 

Newtopia – justice, inclusion, action and fun


· Monday, March 14, 2016 · Leave a Comment 


I am passionate about the Newtown Vibe. It’s not an easy thing to explain and we may not all agree on what it actually is, but a lot of people nod their heads when you talk about it! They agree that there is something unique and special about this place. Something that is worth protecting.

Big Issue Vendor Profile: Drew


· Saturday, October 10, 2015 · Leave a Comment 


“I used to sleep on a bench in Camperdown Park. I did it for about seven months. “I was doing casual warehouse work and rented a unit on…

Habitable and affordable homes


· Thursday, September 17, 2015 · Leave a Comment 


The saying goes, “You can judge a city by the way it treats its poorest citizen,” Councillor Linda Scott reminded Labor politicians at the ALP’s 47th National Conference.

Joint statement on housing affordability


· Monday, August 24, 2015 · Leave a Comment 


Housing and homelessness is reaching a crisis point in NSW. Peak bodies have issued a joint statement outlining their position.