International Women’s Day 2019

International Women’s Day is about celebrating the social, cultural, political and economic achievements of women. It’s also a day to shine the light on the inequality women face and acts as a call to action for accelerating gender parity. The theme for this year’s Inner West Council event was ‘More Powerful Together’ and focused on showcasing the […]

Water for Walgett

Over the Australia Day long weekend the Inner West Council held an Aboriginal Movie Night to help raise funds for the town of Walgett, NSW. Walgett are in desperate need of fresh drinking water after their town reservoir dropped to critical levels due to this unrelenting state wide drought. The town is struggling and are […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Médecins Sans Frontières – International Women’s Day event

Shining a light on women in Afghanistan: exploring better access to women’s healthcare “International Women’s Day 2017 provided the perfect occasion for Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) to engage with the general public and representatives of the Australian Afghan humanitarian and development community to pull together the threads of education, public policy and MSF’s […]

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 […]

Vivid – Kevin Cummins talk

Saw an amazing talk by photographer Kevin Cummins last night at the Sydney Opera House – so inspiring and hilarious. He is a Manchester storyteller and is known for his music photography of bands such as Joy Division, New Order, Morrissey and many many more. I then strolled through Vivid. Enjoy, Meredith