Autumn 2013

Makeover of Redfern Station? 1994 From the Vault AUTUMN 2013
Autumn 2013 / From the Vault

Makeover of Redfern Station? 1994 From the Vault AUTUMN 2013

Makeover of Redfern Station Published Inner Voice Summer 1994/95 Stumbling across a copy of the Station Concept Plan at Christmas, residents from Little Eveleigh St discovered a new station concourse is planned south of the existing concourse at Lawson Street, connected by four new access walkways one of which runs […]

A Letter to the Minister
Autumn 2013 / Transport / Urban Development

A Letter to the Minister

A letter to Minister for Planning and Infrastructure, The Hon. Brad Hazzard MP, from Venietta Slama-Powell, Founder of People Unite Surry Hills (PUSH).

A Better Plan?
Autumn 2013 / Urban Development

A Better Plan?

The launch of the NSW Government’s Green Paper, A New Planning System for NSW, has many asking if it’s a case of “throwing the baby out with the bathwater” in a rush to address growth and stimulate the economy.

Violence Puts Women On The Street
Autumn 2013 / Domestic Violence / Homelessness

Violence Puts Women On The Street

Women are more likely than men to become homeless – especially rural and Indigenous women – and domestic violence remains the number one cause.

Dispensing a Safer, Healthier Redfern
Autumn 2013 / Health

Dispensing a Safer, Healthier Redfern

In the context of public health strategy and Redfern Waterloo’s high and rising rates of HIV and Hepatitis C, does installation of an automatic dispensing machine outisde the Redfern Health Centre make sense?

Northcott Sharps Bins
Autumn 2013 / Health / Housing

Northcott Sharps Bins

Community sharps management is a significant problem for governments to tackle and at Northcott, tackle it, they did.

A Local Hero and His Partner in Preventing Crime
Autumn 2013 / Youth

A Local Hero and His Partner in Preventing Crime

Shane Phillips and Luke Freudenstein both received prestigious awards as part of the 2013 Australia Day Honours. Passionate mentors to disadvantaged youth, particularly Indigenous young people in the Redfern area, the pair collaborate on the delivery of the Clean Slate Without Prejudice boxing initiative.

Farewell To An Action Man
Autumn 2013 / Community Sector / Housing

Farewell To An Action Man

Vale Colin Leslie James (1936-2013)

Creative Impact
Autumn 2013 / Youth

Creative Impact

In April, the Creative Youth Initiative will celebrate 20 years of using creative expression as a tool for positive change in the lives of young people.

A New Face For Advocacy?
Autumn 2013 / Health

A New Face For Advocacy?

Where does the new fee-for-service medical patient advocacy service – an Australian first – fit in to our existing advocacy systems?