Independently written, produced and published – this issue of Agency addresses gender inequality, domestic violence, and how program partners are continuing to fight COVID-19 one year on.
In this Issue: how herding sheep can pay for a child’s education, COVID-19 hit communities, and the latest Impact Reports from Opportunity International Australia
After more than a decade of guerrilla gardening at the lot, a motion to protect the council-owned site from being sold to developers was voted down at last night’s council meeting.
‘We take risks to rediscover what is sacred and hold fast to it. We catch up over drinks to share the week’s burdens, wear masks in a house of worship, read holy texts over Zoom, or take bread and wine with freshly washed hands.’
A voice representing local government is notably missing from Scott Morrison’s new National Taskforce, which he created under cover of Covid-19 restrictions to fast-track action between state and federal governments…
Drought, fires and floods have not stopped one of the NSW State Government’s most malignant projects from trundling towards completion. Even a pandemic cannot halt the efforts of the venture, as underground drills grind through stone and silt less than 30 meters below homes, roads, and businesses across the Inner West.
‘If we as Australians are in this for the long haul, which it appears that we are, long-term action remains just as essential as the ‘boots on the ground’ response. Long after the Facebook fundraisers lapse and the benefit concerts conclude, there will still be Australians in need of support.’
Turn off the Princes’ highway, and from Campbell Street to Stanmore Road, the sound of compression braking, rattling trucks and booming horns sound the march of progress towards the competition of the WestConnex New M5 project.
City Hub Sydney, AltMedia After bushfires, viruses, and redevelopments, Australian businesses are counting the costs. A slower than expected start to financial trading in the new year has taken a toll on businesses across the city. Feeling the effects of lower profits across the sector,...
City Hub Sydney, AltMedia The coalition government’s second drafting of a bill expands powers to discriminate, based on religious belief. Amendments to the divisive Religious Freedom Bill have brought about significant backlash from advocates and individuals across the nation. The amendments expand the powers of...