Homelessness week is coordinated by national peak body, Homelessness Australia. Right now, more than 116,000 Australian are homeless #HW2018 On any given night in Australia, 1 in 200 people are homeless The main causes of homelessness are poverty, unaffordable rents, and family violence To fix these problems we need a national plan to #endhomelessness [...]
What a great alliance! The 'Achieve Now' partnership is a collaboration between three adult learning centres in the Port Phillip area – Elwood and St. Kilda Neighbourhood Learning Centre, Port Melbourne Neighbourhood Learning Centre and Port Phillip Community Group. Computer, creative and well being, language, work skills courses and so much more. Check out what's [...]
You can check out this link http://www.portphillip.vic.gov.au/naidoc-week.htm to see what’s happening in our local community for NAIDOC Week. The 2018 theme is “Because of her, we can” and celebrates the amazing contribution that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made and continue to make for the advancement of their communities. This beautiful artwork [...]
South Port was very fortunate this year to receive a grant from the wonderful StreetSmart for a year of arts activities for our residents. We have some people who are very keen and very talented, but art supplies don’t come cheap! So we’ve bought some kits of paints, canvases, brushes and books. Upon collecting [...]
A super day was had by all at South Port Community Housing Group’s Annual Street Party....Loads of sunshine, live band, free catering truck food, BBQ (thanks to Father Bob!), coffee van, photo booth, face painting, prizes, popcorn, fairy floss, tenant story telling and more. Importantly, it was an opportunity to spotlight Victoria’s homelessness crisis and [...]
South Port Community Housing Group Street Party Saturday April 28th 11-4pm Free event with bands, games, art show and more Raising awareness and preventing homelessness.
On a Melbourne winter’s day, in the week before it closed, we braved the cold and the crowds and did a group outing to the Van Gogh exhibition at the National Gallery in St Kilda Road. This was the most attended exhibition the gallery has ever had- even busier than the amazing Andy Warhol one [...]
As published on The Age 17 May 2017. View link to article on The Age