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Departing salutations from police commander

So that he might more deeply understand the local people, Luke has spent time attending all sorts of community events.

Protest ‘peaceful, passionate and very moving’

From what I saw I do not believe that this demonstration was any more difficult or abusive than previous anniversaries but because of the...

Automatic Dispensing Machine now operational

Sydney Local Health District (SLHD) oversaw the installation of an Automatic Dispensing Machine (ADM) in front of the Redfern Health Centre in February 2013. Kate Reakes, Manager of the Harm Minimisation Program for the Sydney Area Health District provided the following update on the project to REDWatch Spokesperson, Geoff Turnbull.

Revolution not to be missed

Revolution: a dramatic and wide-reaching change in conditions, attitudes or operations. Revolution at the Seymour Centre on March 9 will be a night to reach out and change people’s attitudes. Through thought-provoking performances and a visual feast of entertainment, the evening will be a celebration of wonderful talent, while raising much-needed funds for two remarkable organisations, The Factory Community Centre and iEtiquette Inc., a program for Aboriginal women.

Editorial – March 2013

It is understandable the installation of an Automatic Syringe Dispensing Machine (ASDM) outside the Redfern Community Health Centre has raised community concerns and questions. The issues around illicit drug use are broad and complex, and have been the focus of tensions for many years around the Needle Bus on The Block. Sydney Local Health District (SLHD) has a responsibility to engage the community and to help facilitate community dialogue and understanding, not just to ensure harm minimisation.

The people behind the SSH

Dorothy McRae-McMahon is a minister-in-association at the church and the features editor. “When we began the paper around a decade ago, we felt that...

Positive relations between police and community

“When I came to the role 15 years ago the drug and alcohol incidences, especially around The Block area, were very significant. It was...