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Anti-Racism Library launched to build harmony

Counterpoint Community Services celebrated Harmony Week, in conjunction with the United Nation’s International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, by launching its very...

Students help transform bread tags into wheelchairs

ALEXANDRIA: Children from Camp Australia’s before- and after-school care service at Alexandria Park Community School (APCS) have posted 1.2kg of bread tags to an organisation in South Australia and are continuing to collect tags at a fast rate.

‘Artist’s impression’ of new Metro Quarter fails to impress

NSW government separated the Metro Quarter’s progress from the redevelopment of the adjacent Waterloo Estate.

Unwanted budget gifts for inner city

Take for instance the atrociously misnamed Campbell Road and Euston Road “upgrades”.

A fun day in the park

On March 20 the third Alexandria Sunday Fun Day was held at Alexandria Park. Organised by a group of committed residents, with the support of the Alexandria Residents Action Group (ARAG), it was an amazing event with over 40 local businesses participating.

Sustaining community development

In July 2010 Ms Sitanala began as a “volunteer and part-timer” with a background in early childhood education. She recounts “falling in love” with...

Superhero for Redfern station

The Sydney Story Factory has been working with Martha Austin’s senior primary school students at Alexandria Park Community School during the last school term. Sebastian Wooldridge explained: “We have been making posters to support making a lift at Redfern station. It’s important as Redfern station is one of the stations that has the most steps and if an elderly person gets off they have to walk up the stairs.”

Sorry, we’re full – high schools in high demand

Parents are asking for the old Cleveland Street High School site to be turned back into a local high school to meet student demand.

A modern school with an ancient history

ALEXANDRIA: Alexandria Park Community School this year celebrates its 10th anniversary, with some very impressive results. In just one year last year the school leapt from 583rd place in the HSC rankings to 66th! The school’s highest performing students were local students from the Mainstream classes.

Budding community workers

ALEXANDRIA: Robert Bruce, Acting Principal of Alexandria Park Community School, spoke recently about the initiative to create community gardens within an inner-city school. He said: “A lot of our kids live in the local area and do not have access to gardens in their home environment.”

High hoops for local youth

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.