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Helping asylum seekers to improve their work skills and to obtain training will not only help them to rebuild their lives in Australia, it will boost local economies – according to the Sydney Alliance.Read more >
Open Letter to Hon Mike Baird MP, Premier of NSW
The following is an open letter signed by the attached Australian community and faith-based organisations, academics and unions listed below, for your and your Government’s attention.
A coalition of sixteen civil society organisations from NSW have co-signed a submission to NSW Government calling for 30 per cent of residential floor-space in Sydney Olympic Park to be set aside for affordable housing.Read more >
Mandated requirements for affordable housing on re-zoned land will help address Sydney’s housing crisis – but the low-ball targets flagged in today’s media reports would represent a missed opportunity, according to the Sydney Alliance.Read more >
The dream of a ten year-old boy to do something practical and constructive about homelessness in Sydney will became a reality today, as Aryeh Berkovits invited NSW politicians to couch-surf with him inside his hand-built house for the homeless.
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Welcome judges, friends, and family, and welcome to the PIP program. For those of you that don’t know me my name is Aryeh Berkovits. For those of you that know me, my name is still Aryeh Berkovits!Read more >
Music has the power to unite! Experience the soul-stirring acapella sounds of Café at the Gate of Salvation, Brunswick Women’s Choir (Melbourne) and Honeybees Choir, and support the Sydney Alliance’s work with refugees.Read more >
The Citywide Leaders meeting brings together branch, local, division, congregational , parish and community leaders from each Alliance Partner organisation.Read more >
Sydney Alliance today commended the inclusion of affordable housing contributions by developers in City of Sydney's plans to rebuild the city skyline.
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"Density and justice can go together,” said Sydney Alliance Housing Spokesperson Charles Rich.
Sydney Alliance is concerned about the further removal of security staff from train stations as reported in today’s Daily Telegraph article.
David Barrow, Lead Organiser said “to feel safe, Sydneysiders want a human pair of eyes on their train stations”.Read more >