Shane Phillips

Recalling rare virtue and vision ­– the story of William Cooper


· Wednesday, October 4, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


The story of William Cooper and the connection between the Australian Aboriginal and Jewish communities.

All Blacks hat trick


· Wednesday, September 6, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


Congratulations Redfern! The Rod Gorman Shield is ours again – the achievement down to months of dedication and discipline. We are proud of you.

Praise for positive youth program


· Sunday, September 1, 2013 · 1 Comment 


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.

Superintendent’s medal for excellence


· Tuesday, February 5, 2013 · Leave a Comment 


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.

Local Hero says aim for stars, focus on process


· Tuesday, February 5, 2013 · 1 Comment 


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.

Editorial – December 2012: Working together for good


· Tuesday, December 18, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


We acknowledge the value and virtues of so many who serve so generously. We simply wouldn’t have a community newspaper without the contributions of our writers and distributors. Thank you! Every blessing for a safe and happy holiday.

Celebrating the life of Joyce Ingram


· Tuesday, July 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


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,…

The people behind the SSH


· Tuesday, July 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


Dorothy McRae-McMahon is a minister-in-association at the church and the features editor. “When we began the paper around a decade ago, we felt that the mainstream media almost…