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Celebrating 40 Years Celebrating 40 Years
Celebrating 40 years of Information and Resources Celebrating 40 years of Information and Resources
Celebrating 40 years – The Regional Council as a social movement Celebrating 40 years –  The Regional Council as a social movement
Community Development Celebrating 40 years – Community Development

Celebrating 40 years – Community Development

Community Development has always been a central aspect of Regional Council. Faye Williams explains what she learnt about Community Development from working at Regional Council and explores its relevance for future work.

Community Engagement Tenant involvement in public housing estate redevelopment

Tenant involvement in public housing estate redevelopment

Shelter NSW has produced a factsheet for public tenants facing redevelopment which we have reproduced below. In short it encourages tenants to stay informed, have your say, assert your rights and to come together.

Urban Development City of Sydney raises planning density concerns

City of Sydney raises planning density concerns

The City of Sydney has raised significant concerns about the density and amenity being planned for the Waterloo public housing redevelopment by UrbanGrowth NSW. Council agues below it is greater than anything seen in Australia and it has provided figures to back its concerns.

Civil Society Local Government Matters

Local Government Matters

It’s often thought that most Australians think of their local government as merely about roads, rates and rubbish. Our research, Why Local Government Matters¸ revealed that this is far from the case explains Roberta Ryan.

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Editorial Spring 2016
Editorial / Spring 2016

Editorial Spring 2016

Inner Voice magazine started in 1978 as part of a state funded regional information and resource centre project. In the instant access internet age, it is difficult to appreciate how important such a project was. Inner Voice and the resource centre not only put up to date relevant information into […]

City of Sydney raises planning density concerns
Spring 2016 / Urban Development

City of Sydney raises planning density concerns

The City of Sydney has raised significant concerns about the density and amenity being planned for the Waterloo public housing redevelopment by UrbanGrowth NSW. Council agues below it is greater than anything seen in Australia and it has provided figures to back its concerns.

Tenant involvement in public housing estate redevelopment
Community Engagement / Spring 2016 / Urban Development

Tenant involvement in public housing estate redevelopment

Shelter NSW has produced a factsheet for public tenants facing redevelopment which we have reproduced below. In short it encourages tenants to stay informed, have your say, assert your rights and to come together.

Celebrating 40 years – A Brief History of the Inner Sydney Regional Council
Celebrating 40 years / Community Sector / Inner Sydney Voice (ISRCSD) / Spring 2016

Celebrating 40 years – A Brief History of the Inner Sydney Regional Council

In late January 1974, Andrew Jakubowicz, University of NSW sociology academic and Chairperson of the Surry Hills Resident Action Group, brought together 40 people to discuss the establishment of a regional council for social development under the Whitlam Government’s Australian Assistance Plan. Invitees covered the Inner Sydney region – at that stage consisting of Sydney, South Sydney and Leichhardt Local Government Areas (LGAs).

Celebrating 40 years – Public participation – past present and future
Celebrating 40 years / Community Engagement / Community Sector / Inner Sydney Voice (ISRCSD) / Spring 2016

Celebrating 40 years – Public participation – past present and future

The world has changed a lot in the last 40 years but the challenge of people having a say in what happens in their communities remains. Charmaine Jones reflects on the community empowerment experiment of the Australian Assistance Program and what we can learn to face the community building challenges for the future.

Celebrating 40 years – Community Development
Celebrating 40 years / Community Development / Inner Sydney Voice (ISRCSD) / Spring 2016

Celebrating 40 years – Community Development

Community Development has always been a central aspect of Regional Council. Faye Williams explains what she learnt about Community Development from working at Regional Council and explores its relevance for future work.

Celebrating 40 years –  The Regional Council as a social movement
Celebrating 40 years / Community Sector / Inner Sydney Voice (ISRCSD) / Spring 2016

Celebrating 40 years – The Regional Council as a social movement

As Chairperson of the Surry Hills Resident Action Group Andrew Jakubowicz convened a meeting in 1974 that formed Inner Sydney Regional Council. Now a Sociology professor at University of Technology Sydney (UTS) he looks back on the time that gave rise to this and many other organisations.

Celebrating 40 years of Committee Members and Volunteers
Celebrating 40 years / Community Sector / Inner Sydney Voice (ISRCSD) / Spring 2016

Celebrating 40 years of Committee Members and Volunteers

Regional Council has always relied on volunteer committee members to represent the membership and to guide the organisation. Neil Stuart reflected on his involvement in Regional Council while Co-ordinator at South Sydney Community Aid.

Celebrating 40 years of Information and Resources
Celebrating 40 years / Community Sector / Inner Sydney Voice (ISRCSD) / Spring 2016

Celebrating 40 years of Information and Resources

The Information and Resource Centre and Inner Voice were central to Regional Council’s activities. Martine Brieger, came for work experience, came back as Inner Voice editor and finished up as a board member.

Celebrating 40 Years
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Celebrating 40 Years

With Regional Council holding its 40th AGM this year we are celebrating this event in both print and video. The Spring 2016 issue of Inner Sydney Voice has a number of articles about Inner Sydney Regional Council’s history and what we might bring from that history into the future. A video uses interviews and archival footage to also capture some of the Regional Council story.