Aboriginal rapper Stephen “Sonboy” Carr-Saunders is using music to share his story about growing up in Redfern on The Block.
Redfern Community Centre
The Indigenous Science Experience held during National Science Week as part of the Sydney Science Festival.
In the year that marks the centenary of the end of WWI the Prime Minister was represented for the first time at the Coloured Diggers March.
The event, rounding out National Science Week celebrations, was one of a series of workshops coordinated by the National Indigenous Science Education Program (NISEP) that brings ‘science to…
Breaking Bread is a collaboration between the City of Sydney’s Redfern Community Centre, People Just Like Us and Waverley Council. The three-day program aims to bring people together…
REDFERN: On Tuesday June 3 a Mabo Day celebration, including a launch of the Exploring Perspectives DVD, was held at The Block. The event was hosted by Redfern Community Centre and organised by the Women’s Reconciliation Network (WRN).
Last month the SSH ran an interview with Charlie from Heaps Decent, the Australian-based dynamic arts organisation that works with young people and emerging artists from marginalised and disadvantaged communities, about their Home Base workshops. This month Julia Jacklin headed to the Redfern Community Centre to get a glimpse at the inner workings of the Heaps Decent workshop.
Heaps Decent is an Australian-based dynamic arts organisation that works with young people and emerging artists from marginalised and disadvantaged communities, providing space and means for self expression through music. One of their programs, Home Base, operates out of Redfern Community Centre. Charlie O’Brien from Heaps Decent talks about the work being done in Redfern.
REDFERN: Wednesday June 19 saw a lively gathering at the Redfern Community Centre for Your Place, a sustainability expo for social, boarding and government housing residents. The expo was hosted by Green Renters and sponsored by the City of Sydney. Stallholders represented South East Sydney Community Transport, Inner West Women’s Shed, Open Shed, the Green Living Centre and The Big Issue. Throughout the day, participants attended workshops, enjoyed a free community lunch, and gleaned practical information on sharing resources and “greening” their homes.
The career of 16 year-old country music singer-songwriter Sabrina Soares is going from strength to strength. Soares is currently recording an EP while also hoping to make it as a finalist in the prestigious Talent Development Project.