A recent graduate of the National Art School in Darlinghurst, Alex Grilanc is the fourth Artist in Residence at the South Sydney Uniting Church in Waterloo. He talks with Jemima Hall, the previous resident artist at the church, about his work and community engagements.
DARLINGTON: Between September 15-19, Sydney’s Eora College will proudly celebrate its 30th Anniversary Open Week. Eora College has been servicing local and statewide Aboriginal communities since July 6, 1984, from both its Redfern, and more recently, purpose-built Darlington campus. As the first Aboriginal College in NSW, Eora College has had tremendous success with providing quality Aboriginal education across the state.
REDFERN: The National Centre of Indigenous Excellence was host to four-time Australian Olympian Lauren Jackson and Basketball Australia CEO Kristina Keneally on Monday August 20. Patriotic youth and community members gathered to support Jackson, the Australian flag-bearer, as she returned home from the London Games.
WATERLOO: On Thursday August 2 The Factory Community Centre hosted a candidates forum organised by REDWatch and chaired by Geoff Turnbull. Since former Premier Kristina Keneally announced her resignation as Member for Heffron in June, it became apparent that the ALP’s Ron Hoening and the Greens’ Mehreen Faruqi would contest the seat at a by-election on August 25. The Liberals have chosen not to field a candidate.