By Kieran Adair @kieranadairftw Featured image: Tim Rogers, You Am I. Photo: Facebook/youami
Certificate IV Journalism students turn their mobile cameras on Sydney’s Chinatown for their class in Mobile Photography (affectionately known as MoPho). Photography by Belinda Palmada, Lily Gobran and Ruth Griffin. Music by Chan Wai Fat via CC on the Free Music Archive.
BY CATHERINE TURNER @mscatherinet Rates of home ownership are in decline across Australia and young Australians are more likely than ever to face a long future in the rental market. Renters Rights in NSW looks at the current policy settings for renters in our state and the effects on young people and families. This story […]
By Aaaron Streatfeild @slazanom Observing commuters struggling to stay dry during the severe weather in Sydney recently, Missionbeat’s Shane Sturgiss noticed a discarded blanket in a doorway. In their haste to seek shelter and warmth, commuters passed the discarded blanket without noticing it. But it was at this point Shane realised, this blanket was once […]
BY SEREIMA TAROGI @sereima49 Barnardos Australia has announced a new addition to Sydney’s running event calendar: The Barnardos Beach Bolt. Billed as a high-energy community event, The Barnardos Beach Bolt will take place on Coogee Beach starting at Grant Reserve on the southern end of Coogee and finishing up on the north end at Dunningham […]
Petersham TAFE’s Certificate IV class … sinking their teeth into journalism. Photo: Ed Brown BY AIDAN LAWSON Twenty students have just experienced their first two weeks at Petersham TAFE in Sydney and are almost a day through their third. The course is Certificate IV Screen and Media (Journalism) and it is for people “who […]
Story and photo by Amanda Parkinson Twilight glistens across the city. Wind tumbles down Martin Place. Precious pearls and Armani coats are locked away, cosy and safe behind the glass of shop windows. Adorning the shops’ steps, beneath tattered blankets Sydney’s homeless sleep. Tonight 22,000 Australians will sleep rough. 220,000 Australians will access homelessness services this […]
STORY AND PHOTOS BY AMANDA PARKINSON With a little hustle and bit of bustle, hordes of curious art buffs cram onto the ferry bound for Cockatoo Island. Once an orphanage, then a shipping yard, now the historic island plays host to the 18th Biennale Sydney. This year’s Biennale, entitled “Stories, Senses and Spheres” transports audiences […]