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Song to raise funds for orphans in Nigeria

Nigeria has over 200 million people and more than 17.5 million orphans. Joel O’Connor, lead singer of the Sydney rock band Andorra, has collaborated with Ella Ukhuerbor and The Hope Band on a song to raise funds for two orphanages in Nigeria.

Pemulwuy – ‘Col would be truly proud’

In the lead up to Reconciliation Week, Aboriginal Housing Company (AHC) CEO Michael Mundine and General Manager Lani Tuitavake took Karine Shellshear on a tour of the student housing, named in honour of her late husband, which has underwritten the financing of the Pemulwuy Project.

Renewal of mural on Eveleigh St

REDFERN: The “Welcome to The Block” mural on Eveleigh Street has been renewed and looks great as part of the Pemulwuy development.

Pemulwuy – welcoming tenants

As we near completion of our affordable housing, landscaping and civil works teams have been busy installing new roads, paving and gardens.

Aboriginal housing built and set to let

REDFERN: The Aboriginal Housing Company (AHC) has delivered on its promise to build 62 affordable homes for rent to Aboriginal families as the first...

Pemulwuy – just add people!

REDFERN: The Col James student accommodation reached a milestone this month as it “topped out”; construction of the top level of the 24 levels was completed.

Pemulwuy – hits the heights

REDFERN: The Col James student accommodation reached a milestone this month as it “topped out”; construction of the top level of the 24 levels was completed.

Pemulwuy – hands up to live there!

REDFERN: As promised the Aboriginal Housing Company is about to deliver affordable housing for our people first in the Pemulwuy Project.

Pemulwuy – finishing affordable housing first

This article is sponsored by the Aboriginal Housing Company's Pemulwuy Project. Authorised by Michael Mundine, CEO, Aboriginal Housing Company Limited.  REDFERN: While the majority of...

Pemulwuy – protecting our workers

REDFERN: Extended hours for the construction industry announced on April 2 by Rob Stokes, the Minister for Planning and Public Spaces, will assist existing precautions for extra handwashing and physical distancing already taking place on The Pemulwuy Project site to protect workers during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Gentrification from local perspectives

The Redfern-Waterloo Tour of Beauty features prominently in the How the City Cares exhibition at Customs House in Circular Quay. It sits proudly among...

Pemulwuy battles critics over student tower

The Block nears a critical juncture as the Pemulwuy Project secures departmental support, but critics are angered that student housing takes pride of place.

Community Q&A: Alisi Tutuila

Introducing the Chair of the Aboriginal Housing Company board.

Pemulwuy underway

Weekend work into the evening over August 26 and 27 was necessary as two train lines on the busy Redfern-to-Central corridor had to be closed.

Pemulwuy update – solving a funding problem

The AHC has submitted a new DA for the student accommodation precinct of the Pemulwuy Project to fund its affordable housing.

Activity on The Block

The sound of chainsaws close by made me rush upstairs to see what was happening.

Funding model for Pemulwuy Project

LETTER FROM THE ABORIGINAL HOUSING COMPANY TO ATTENDEES OF THE COMMUNITY CONSULTATION EVENING

Pemulwuy – time for tough decisions

On the night of March 9 the upstairs room of the Redfern Community Centre was packed with people mostly keen to hear the Aboriginal Housing Company (AHC) explain proposed changes to the student housing component of the Pemulwuy Project.

Mural restoration more than a heritage issue

'We are pleased to support the restoration of this iconic local landmark so it can be enjoyed by generations to come. UrbanGrowth

AHC seeks student housing change to fund Pemulwuy

The Aboriginal Housing Company is seeking to revise its plans for student housing along the railway line to pay for the Pemulwuy Project.

Supreme Court rules on Block dispute

The Aboriginal Housing Company (AHC) last month obtained a Supreme Court order to remove protestors from the Aboriginal Tent Embassy at The Block.

The promise of Pemulwuy

What is Pemulwuy? Pemulwuy will be a vibrant community with affordable Aboriginal housing, businesses and community facilities. The first stage of the Pemulwuy Project will include...

Mercury rising at The Block

Embassy spokesperson and Wiradjuri woman, Jenny Munro, claims several people have been arrested at the site and she fears trespass laws may be used...

Pitch for affordable housing on The Block

On Monday May 26 a tent embassy was established on The Block. Aboriginal protesters and their supporters call for the Aboriginal Housing Company (AHC) to build Aboriginal housing on The Block as the first stage of the Pemulwuy Project. Long-held grievances with respect to the AHC administration and lack of transparency were also cited.

Aboriginal Housing Company – 40 years and best yet to come

July 25 marked the 40th anniversary of the Aboriginal Housing Company and its long-term commitment to the provision of affordable housing for Aboriginal people.

Building blocks for vibrant future

REDFERN: The Pemulwuy project Development Application was approved on December 21.

Club Redfern a premier attraction

REDFERN: The much-anticipated new venue for the Returned Servicemen’s League (RSL) sub-branch has opened at 157 Redfern Street (opposite Redfern Station). The establishment will be known simply as Club Redfern, and occupy the second floor of the Deicota Tower, a 19-storey development which includes office space and retail as well as 84 apartments with five levels of underground parking.

Running for Pemulwuy

SSH editor, Andrew Collis, will take part in the Melbourne Marathon on October 14 – on behalf of the Aboriginal Housing Company’s Pemulwuy Project.

AHC marathon

REDFERN: The Aboriginal Housing Company completed another lap in its Pemulwuy marathon with the submission in August of the Preferred Project Report. The report responds to the issues raised during the public exhibition and adjusts plans from the comments received. The Department of Planning will now make an assessment of the proposal.

Celebrating the life of Joyce Ingram

Pastor Peter Walker and Paul Morris led the service on The Block, attended by hundreds who came to pay their respects to an Aboriginal...