Rant: Refugees Belong in the South West

February 17, 2017
Refugees belong in the South-West: Yeah, right! The Federal Government announced an additional intake of 12,000 Syrian refugees on September 9th 2015; a drop in the ocean of the 67 million displaced persons worldwide. And […]

What’s on – 294

October 28, 2016
Newtown Festival It’s that time of year when Camperdown Memorial Rest Park is over-run with music lovers. Seriously, last year over 90,000 people came, with that number (or more) expected this time. This year’s line-up […]

Inner Best: PHD vietnamese

June 10, 2016
From war-torn Vietnam to a Hong Kong refugee camp, the Le family finally found their home in the Inner West, and in 30 years have never once looked back. Marrickville is famous for its thriving Vietnamese […]

At Home With Fariba Ahmady

June 10, 2016
Fariba Ahmady is one of the stallholders transforming Addison Road Community Centre into a vibrant night market every third weekend of the month. She is a Persian engineer who migrated from Iran to Australia, now she […]

Rant: The Inner West welcomes refugees

June 9, 2016
Sydney’s Inner West is one of the original homes of multiculturalism in Australia. Over the decades our local area has welcomed refugees and asylum seekers from places like Europe, Asia, the Middle East – people […]

Latte Leftie – 242

September 15, 2014
Latte Leftie tackles the troubling conundrum of how many refugees should be allowed into the Inner West. (Answer? Hardly any!) Dear LL – Needless, to say I’m pro-refugee and thus see myself much like those […]