Monday, July 5, 2021

Amy Cheng

21 POSTS

Bush playgroup brings city children back to nature

Collecting information about historical events is like a treasure hunt for this year’s Inner West Council (IWC) Citizen of the Year, Chrys Meader.

‘History is more than just dates’

Collecting information about historical events is like a treasure hunt for this year’s Inner West Council (IWC) Citizen of the Year, Chrys Meader.

Stolen Generations’ film broaches intergenerational trauma

The trauma inflicted on the Stolen Generations also affects subsequent generations and a new short film, featuring the descendants of several Coota girls, explores this...

Surfing provides good vibes for Waterloo kids

Children associated with Weave in Waterloo recently got tips from Let’s Go Surfing about riding the white water at Bondi Beach.

Women changing male-dominated music production industry

It’s a rarity to see a woman working in music production, but one organisation is looking to change that. Music Production for Women (MPW) is a...

Online threats to teens closer to home

Some of the greatest online dangers to teenagers comes from their peers rather than strangers only, a recent report has revealed. The report from the...

New soccer program targets time-poor women looking to stay active

Women wanting to play soccer but who don’t have the time and commitment to do a full season will soon have an alternative option. In...

JobSeeker cuts will render unemployed too impoverished to seek work

Reducing JobSeeker payments will make it more difficult for people to seek employment, an expert on work and economic security has said. Dr Dina Bowman,...

Calls eased isolation for vulnerable in lockdown

NEWTOWN: Just a simple phone call was all that was needed to help vulnerable members of a community stay connected while in lockdown during...

Refurbished mobiles bridge digital divide

The gap is growing between people who have access to technology and smart devices and those that do not.

Raising funds, maintaining high standards of journalism

The South Sydney Herald’s Celebrate Community fundraiser was held online over Zoom on December 11. The event to raise funds for the paper was also a celebration to mark the end of the year.

Boxing to beat Parkinson’s

ALEXANDRIA: A fitness class is proving beneficial for people with Parkinson’s disease, helping to improve their memory and ability to walk. No Quarter Boxing and...

Pandemic needs broaden GAPP’s reach

GLEBE: A church in Glebe has been helping the poor and vulnerable in the community for years, but the pandemic has revealed a surprising...

Coffee waste to fuel a circular economy

CHIPPENDALE: Every year, Australians brew billions of cups of coffee, resulting in waste that ends up in landfill, but one social enterprise based in...

Clothing – the forgotten basic human right

DARLINGHURST: A Sydney company is providing vulnerable people with free new clothes and replicating the retail experience for them. Thread Together sources new and excess...

Pandemic is teaching us how to respond to climate change

Responses to the Covid-19 pandemic offers lessons on how climate change can be addressed, an Australian social researcher and expert on social trends has...

Calls for premier to implement legislation to end modern slavery

A consortium of more than 117 organisations has come together to urge the NSW premier to put into force the Modern Slavery Act by...

Women shoulder brunt of household work during Covid-19

Women are performing the majority of household duties, despite men and women both spending more time at home as a result of the Covid-19...

Regular income needed for asylum seekers

Living without a regular income can make life difficult for anyone, but the situation is particularly difficult for asylum seekers, who do not have...

Winning photos paint picture of recent drought and bushfires

The winner of this year’s Head On Photo Award Landscape Prize is not a professional photographer, and her winning entry was taken on an...

Loneliness during Covid-19 and where to find help

The Covid-19 pandemic has produced and exacerbated feelings of loneliness but people are finding creative ways to cope.