For many of the couple of thousand people who attended over the day, Archie Roach’s heart-wrenching performance of “Took the Children Away” was a highlight.
Inaction on global warming is heating not only the planet, but also the mood of the residents of Sydney.
Friday July 13 saw a lively NAIDOC Week celebration at the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence (NCIE) in Redfern.
The fifth SundayFunday at Alexandria Park.
Michael Shreenan from The Factory anchored the morning, which was opened with an Acknowledgement of Country by Auntie Millie Ingram and closed by the Rev. Dorothy McRae-McMahon on…
With reference to Brexit and to the rise of Donald Trump in the US, and in view of our own tumultuous political scene, Waleed Aly writes of “the declining purchase of mainstream parties on our political imaginations” (SMH, July 2-3, 2016). The July federal election results will not be finalised for some days, but one trend seems clear – voters are disillusioned with the major parties whose adherence to modern global liberalism leaves an increasing number of people feeling the establishment (political class) has no genuine interest in their well-being.
Voices for Justice brings together school students and retirees, teachers and plumbers, aid workers and church leaders from across the country.
Wednesday March 19 saw the eighth National Ride2School Day. More than 250,000 students around Australia joined in the celebration – riding, walking, scooting or skating to school.
REDFERN: Jarjum College, a new independent Catholic school for Indigenous children, was officially opened on April 12 before a crowd of over 500 people. On the site of the former St Vincent’s Presbytery in Redfern Street an old building has been transformed into a small school with a current intake of 20 students.
Michael Miller’s grandfather was a “cabin boy” from England. His stepfather didn’t want either him, or his brother, who he shipped off to the United States. Michael’s mother was from a large family of children and they lived in challenging circumstances in a small house with an outside toilet.