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Patyegarang Place

The local Inner West Aboriginal community came together last week to create a new art work for Patyegarang Place – the site for the new Marrickville Library. The community spent the day engaging in the history and story of Patyegarang who was an Aboriginal woman from the Cadigal people of the Eora nation who taught the language of her people to the […]

Leichhardt Legend

Last Saturday the Inner West Council, along with the Rugby League Players’ Association had a special unveiling at Leichhardt Oval of a plaque dedicated to Rugby League legend Dennis Tutty. Dennis Tutty is a legend of the sport and was respnsible for bringing down the leagues unfair transfer policies. When he was playing for the […]

Vets Shedding the Stigma

SHEDDING THE STIGMA   SYDNEY UNIVERSITY VETERINARY FACULTY NUDE CHARITY CALENDAR   A few weeks ago I photographed the annual University of Sydney Veterinary Faculty’s nude calendar. Veterinary Science & Animal and Veterinary Bioscience students shed their clothing for a good cause.   ‘For almost a decade, University of Sydney veterinary students have bared all to […]

A film connection

I am honored to be a new contributor to Ilford’s online magazine, my first blog went live last week. Read it HERE or below!  

Honoring Pauline McLeod

Pauline McLeod was a versatile, multi-talented artist, who was experienced in all facets of the media. Through her work as a cultural educator, Pauline McLeod led and inspired Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians towards understanding, acceptance and healing. The Pauline McLeod Awards honour her legacy are a significant event that gives our community an opportunity to […]

Boondi Boondi

Over the weekend I was honored to photograph the Eastern Region Local Government Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Forum’s (ERLGATSIF) 50th anniversary celebration of the 1967 Referendum and the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Mabo Decision. It was a day of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, ceremony and an earth oven in the sand […]

Feel the Love – Sydney Mardi Gras

I had the opportunity to photograph Inner West Council’s Mardi Gras celebrations. Inner West Council proudly supports the diversity of the local LGBTIQ Community. Each year Council recognises and celebrates the month of Mardi Gras through their fabulous Mardi Gras Reception, Feel the Love and also opens the month of Mardi Gras by raising Rainbow […]

White Ribbon Day – Inner West Council

Last week the Inner West Council marked White Ribbon Day with a range of events to reaffirm its commitment to a range of programs representing a strong and diverse inner west community in 2017. Council joined with Leichhardt Local Area Command and Rotary to host a barbeque breakfast for White Ribbon’s Day at King George […]

Pauline McLeod Awards 2016

Last week I had the honor of photographing the 2016 Pauline McLeod Awards. The awards are sponsored by the Eastern Region Local Government Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Forum. Each year the Forum hands out awards to people or organisations living or working in its region: City of Botany Bay, City of Sydney, Leichhardt, Randwick […]