REDFERN: The Aboriginal Housing Company completed another lap in its Pemulwuy marathon with the submission in August of the Preferred Project Report. The report responds to the issues raised during the public exhibition and adjusts plans from the comments received. The Department of Planning will now make an assessment of the proposal.
REDFERN: With the opening of several small bars on Redfern and Regent streets in recent months, such as the Dock or Arcadia Liquors, Redfern has developed a reputation as the new small bar hotspot. But what draws these bar owners to Redfern and what does it say about Redfern and its inhabitants?
REDFERN: Amy Porter is a bright, blue-eyed and dark-haired young woman who loves camping and leading rover scouts on adventures. Her occupation, however, might surprise you. At 20, she is a Funeral Director at Joseph Medcalf Funeral Services in Redfern Street and has been working in the industry since she was 16.
On August 23 the 11,000-signature petition initiated by Lift Redfern was brought to NSW Parliament for debate. Lift Redfern, representing local businesses and residents, Aboriginal groups and arts groups, had worked tirelessly over recent months to create awareness and push for lifts to be installed at Redfern station. Group members observed the debate from the public gallery.
REDFERN: The owners of the GCA/TNT Towers presented preliminary concept ideas for the refurbishment and heightening of the landmark towers adjacent to Redfern railway station to interested community members at Redfern Community Centre in late July.
REDFERN: A groundbreaking resource, both for the future of Aboriginal people before the law and for the development of social policy, was launched on Tuesday July 10 at the Aboriginal Legal Service (ALS) in Elizabeth Street.
The Sydney Story Factory is open for busy-ness in Redfern! An official opening in July was attended by the Governor, Professor Marie Bashir, and regular workshops are now in full swing.
Although Serbian artist, Jovana Terzic, has been in Australia less than 12 months, the Belgrade-born 30 year old is awe-struck by Australia. “My expectations have been far exceeded,”…
Development of Redfern Station has been on the list for a long time. There have been lots of plans for development in the area and it was always…
Pastor Peter Walker and Paul Morris led the service on The Block, attended by hundreds who came to pay their respects to an Aboriginal Elder and community leader,…