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Pop-up Christmas music to gladden South Sydney

Sydney will sparkle and buzz this Christmas, with pop-up musical performances in local neighbourhoods, light displays, decorations, roving performers and more Christmas trees than...

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?

A long journey – Charlotte Dobrovits

Charlotte Dobrovits is proud of her community at Poets Corner in Redfern, considered by some to be one of the toughest parts of Sydney.

OzHarvest pop-up café

ULTIMO: A restaurant utilising surplus food has “popped up” in Harris Street, Pyrmont. OzHarvest has taken a three-month lease on an empty restaurant space owned by City West Housing. Ronni Kahn, founder and CEO of OzHarvest, says food destined for landfill will be transformed into gourmet, high-quality restaurant meals.

Statement from St Saviour’s Church Council

The Church Council of one1seven church (also known as St Saviour’s Anglican Church) would like to express its appreciation to the management, employees and volunteers who have worked in the Redfern Centre to provide valuable services to our community.

Recipe for change

How do we produce more food? How do we consume less food? With an ever-growing world population (estimated to reach 10 billion people by 2050), these are the questions we will be facing, as overconsumption, obesity and food waste become problematic in Western nations while whole populations in less-developed countries struggle with famine. David McWilliams, an economist from Ireland, offered ideas toward solving these problems at a “City Talks” event at the City Recital Hall in early November.

More than a decent feed

Zac Drayson lived on the streets for more than 20 years before he moved into the Lawson Building on Morehead Street near Poet’s Corner in Redfern. It was a big step for Zac to get a place of his own. Learning how to take care of a residence, getting to know his neighbours and thrust into a new environment with people everywhere but no connection, Zac was struggling.