Congratulations Redfern! The Rod Gorman Shield is ours again – the achievement down to months of dedication and discipline. We are proud of you.
REDFERN: The number of robberies across the Redfern area has fallen dramatically thanks to a mentor program targeting juveniles at risk of criminal activity, according to Redfern Local Area Commander Luke Freudenstein. Clean Slate Without Prejudice promotes “routine and discipline” through boxing and fitness training, as a way to keep vulnerable youth out of trouble.
Still in his sweaty Redfern t-shirt after early morning training at the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence’s Eora Gym alongside Shane Phillips and the youth involved in the Clean Slate Without Prejudice program, Superintendent Luke Freudenstein was relaxed.
REDFERN: Shane Phillips received the Australian Local Hero award on Australia Day. It was undoubtedly well deserved, and just talking with him invites a new hope in people.
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