Editorial

Editorial – Winter 2017
Editorial / Winter 2017

Editorial – Winter 2017

This issue is for Waterloo public housing tenants and those interested in large-scale public housing redevelopments.

Editorial Summer 2016-17
Editorial / National Disability Insurance Scheme / Summer 2016-17

Editorial Summer 2016-17

In mid-2017 the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) rolls out in inner Sydney, so in this ISV we focus on disability issues and the NDIS. One of the key messages for those who qualify is to be prepared, think about what you want and pre-plan before you meet an NDIS Planner!

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 […]

Editorial Winter 2016
Editorial / Winter 2016

Editorial Winter 2016

The announcement, just before Christmas 2015, that Waterloo would get a Metro Station coupled with the redevelopment of their public housing estate has created much anxiety among public tenants. Six months after the announcement tenants know little more about the earlier studies, the proposal put to cabinet, the work being undertaken by consultants or the implications for their community.

Editorial Autumn 2016
Autumn 2016 / Editorial

Editorial Autumn 2016

This issue we are looking at some common concerns raised by older people living in the inner city. We explore some rights that are infringed and provide some wellbeing tips that contribute towards positive ageing.

Editorial Summer 2015-16
Editorial / Summer 2015-16

Editorial Summer 2015-16

Community Development sits alongside social justice, social inclusion and community leadership on the Regional Council banner as areas we believe and work in.

Editorial – Spring 2015 – Inner Sydney Voice
Editorial / Spring 2015

Editorial – Spring 2015 – Inner Sydney Voice

As our Spring ISV coincides with Mental Health Month, we felt it appropriate to have a focus on mental health and well-being in this issue.

ISV Editorial – Winter 2015
Editorial / Winter 2015

ISV Editorial – Winter 2015

This issue we have a focus on transport. In 1945 Sydney had one of the world’s largest and most used public transport systems supported by 291 kilometres of light rail. It was ripped up to make room for the car and the city spread rapidly as transport became car focused.

ISV Editorial – Autumn 2015
Autumn 2015 / Editorial

ISV Editorial – Autumn 2015

In the lead up to the NSW election on 28 March 2015 groups have been lobbying for their agendas. Human Service peaks and community groups get drawn into this pre-election “we are listening” game by the possibility that they may get a much needed reform up against the competing demands […]

Editorial Inner Sydney Voice Summer 2014-15
Editorial / Summer 2014-15

Editorial Inner Sydney Voice Summer 2014-15

Governments push a “big is best” mantra because it is easier for them to administer and potentially less costly. At the other extreme is the often under-resourced yet “small is beautiful” experience of many NGOs. The proposed sale of the NSW Home Care Service to a single buyer is an […]