Thursday, June 17, 2021

OPINION

OPINION

‘Meditation is our mainstay’

In this world there always have been, always will be, many challenges. The challenges may be simply the ups and downs of daily life...

Coercive control checklist could save lives

A Pocket Guide to Relationships, Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control aims to help people understand how you can still be in an unhealthy or abusive relationship even where there is no physical violence. And it can be downloaded FREE in several languages.

Sorry? Then let’s fix it

Apologies are hollow if you keep doing the very...

Faith in friendship

Twenty-four years ago, there was an Active Women’s Exercise...

Help the Bower aid jobless to rebuild

The federal government’s JobKeeper scheme ended on March 28....

Building trust and empathy with the ‘other’

One recent evening I got a lift home with...

‘Women aren’t angry, we’re tired’

It’s a been a heck of a month for...

No need for empty transit buses along Raglan Street

Why the senseless burning of fossil fuels and pollution...

In support of harm minimisation

The Uniting Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC) in Kings...

A person of faith

Why would anyone choose to be a person of...

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End racism for the good of all

Several recent events can remind us all of racism....

Common values and goals

On the occasion of our 200th issue there is much to celebrate. The SSH is the only community media with a newspaper reporting continuously in the inner southern suburbs.

What’s worrying our young people?

Young people from NSW aged between 15 and 19...

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Christ won’t leave us in a crisis

Christmas celebrations began many years ago by Christian churches...

Give $24FOR24 to support children with cancer

The impact of Covid-19 has hit communities around the...

Who are you?

A quote from author Richard Rohr says: “To become...

The world’s best kept secret – and how to celebrate it

Before Covid-19, the number of people in poverty across the world was steadily declining. Now that trend is being reversed. UnitingWorld’s Cath Taylor says it’s time to act ... and how.

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Be aware of 1.5 metre distance this White Cane Day

On International White Cane Day (October 15), we at...

SEXtember – faithful speak of struggles, pleasure, danger

Speakers from four faith traditions – Buddhist, Islamic, Unitarian/Atheism...

Why eight pages?

If the South Sydney Herald feels a little slimmer in your hands this month, it’s because we’ve (sadly) had to cut the paper back to eight pages.

Mask-wearing can be liberating for women

Whether you choose to wear a mask (to lower...

Is there a future for transport rolling stock manufacture in NSW?

Incendiary comments by the NSW Premier about the capacity...

Support for Redfern Fire Station crew

The NSW government needs to commit to increasing fire...

Housing diversity and affordability in Waterloo

If you want to get an idea of what’s...

September 25 – fund our future not gas

School Strike 4 Climate (SS4C) and SEED Indigenous Youth...

A Buddhist response to Covid-19

This year, the world community has been absorbed in...

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Transforming despair into action

2020 feels, for many, a year of one catastrophe...

‘The body uncurls, the clenched fist opens’

The central teachings of contemplation are relevant for us...

Good news for Carriageworks

EVELEIGH: Carriageworks, Australia’s largest and most significant contemporary multi-arts...

National Pain Week resources help to combat and explain chronic pain

Chronic pain affects over 3.2 million Australians and is...

Messages we convey to children can help prevent domestic violence

In late June a major newspaper ran the headline...

Reliance on God

As a Muslim, born and raised in Australia, you...

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Stop Black Deaths in Custody

Each time I see BLM initials I think of...

The time is ripe for change

The phrase on people’s lips and in the media is #BuildBackBetter. But do we have the will and the imagination to embrace what this might mean?

There are many pathways through life

Over the last few years, our paper has had...

Ninety-seven-year-old dog walking the 50 kilometres for MS

Dear South Sydney Herald team and readers, My name is...

Support for people most at risk

The global health crisis continues to have a devastating impact on people living on the streets and in places where they are not safe. What is being done to help?

Reflecting on Jewish ethics with Muslim teens

A group of senior Muslim high school students, their...

It’s more dangerous to stay at home when you’re homeless

Covid-19 poses a special risk to the homeless, who are often unable to self-isolate and don’t have facilities to regularly wash their hands. There is concern the virus could rapidly spread through this vulnerable population and increase the overall infection rate.