Monday, January 30, 2012

RedWater Events 2012

Last Friday of the month informal gathering

 This informal gathering is for all volunteers, community workers, reps and all those ones interested in Redfern-Waterloo projects and activities. We will meet at Alexandria Hotel at 1.00pm is a great way of having a good chat with someone or speak-out about something. It’s always fun, we can eat and drink. We will be there on:
Next gathering: 24th of February 2012 

Come and Join us!

 Alexandria Hotel is on 35 Henderson Road, Alexandria NSW 2015

For more information contact Edith Olivares on 9698 9569, or at

Groundswell meetings on 2012 

 When: 2nd Friday of the month

Time: 10.00am

Where: The Factory Community Centre, 67 Raglan Street, Waterloo NSW 2017

Next meeting: Friday 10th February 2012

Over 55 Services Interagency Meetings 2012

 The dates for the Over 55 Services Interagency meetings organised by the City of Sydney for the rest of the year are as follows:

Thursday 2nd February

Thursday 5th April  

Thursday 7th June

Thursday 2nd August 

Thursday 4th October 

Thursday 6th December 

 Where: Cliff Noble Centre, Cnr. Renwick and Suttor St, Alexandria between

Time: 2.00 – 4.00 pm

 For more information contact Lisa Cheung on 02 9265 9489

Waterloo Wellbeing & Safety Action Group (WWSAG) – 2012 dates

The dates for the WSAG meetings will the second Wednesday of each month starting on February:

Wednesday 8th February

Wednesday 14th March

Wednesday 11th April  

Wednesday 9th May

Wednesday 13th June 

Wednesday 11th July 

Wednesday 8th August 

Wednesday 12th September   

Wednesday 10th October 

Wednesday  14th November 

Where: The Factory Community Centre, 67 Raglan St. Waterloo NSW 2017

Time: 2.00pm 

 For more information contact Edith on 9698 9569, or at or Dominic on 9265 9954 or

Waterloo & Redfern Events Action Group – 2012 dates

 The dates for the Events Action Group meetings will the First Wednesday of each month starting on March with a break in July and August . 

Wednesday 7th March

Wednesday 4th April  

Wednesday 2nd May

Wednesday 6th June 

Wednesday 5th September   

Wednesday 3rd October 

Wednesday 7th November

Wednesday 5th December 

Where: Alexandria Town Hall, 73 Garden Street, Alexandria NSW 2015

Time: 2.00pm

For more information contact Bill on 9319 4073, or at

LEEAG (Learning, Employment, Enterprises Action Group) – 2012 dates

This action group will be meeting on the second Thursday every two months with the last meeting of the year occurring in November. 

 Where: The Factory Community Centre

Time: 2.00pm

 Next meetings:

Thursday 9th February 2012

Thursday 12th April

Thursday 14th June

Thursday 09th August

Thursday 11th October

Thursday 15th November 

 For more information contact Edith Olivares on 9698 9569, or at

Social What ..?

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Managers Forum Whine n'Worx

‘Smile, You’re in Redfern’ photo competition

 The Smile, You’re in Redfern! photo competition has been launched with $1600 worth of prizes up for grabs.

The aim of the photo competition is to showcase Redfern’s creative, business and cultural opportunities and to promote Redfern to the wider community.

Photographic entries should capture the ‘welcoming spirit’ of Redfern and demonstrate the thriving community that exists here. Photographs can be of people, buildings or the landscape – the choice is yours! However, all photographs need to incorporate the Redfern brand and include a caption 25 words or less.

The prizes available are:

1st prize: $500 Eveleigh Market voucher

2nd prize: $400 Breville prize including a matching toaster and kettle valued at over $200 plus a voucher for $200

3rd prize: $290 South Sydney Rabbitohs membership package including a polo tshirt and cap

4th prize: $250 Woolworths voucher

5th prize: $200 Pitt St Diner dinner voucher

The ‘Smile, You’re in Redfern’ photo competition is part of the Redfern brand campaign which has been created to promote Redfern and the surrounding suburbs of Waterloo, Darlington and Eveleigh as a great place for both business and recreation. The Redfern brand is an initiative of the Roll Up Redfern Group comprising the Sydney Metropolitan Development Authority (SMDA), City of Sydney, South Sydney Rabbitohs, South Sydney Business Chamber and the community group REDWatch.

English Teacher Volunteer Wanted - SSCA

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Want to join our team at the Factory Community Centre or know someone who may be interested..?

Applications close 1 February 2012 | Waterloo

The Factory Community Centre, a dynamic and unique NGO based in Redfern/Waterloo for over 30 years, is seeking an appropriately qualified Community Support Worker, with client & project experience in a social/public housing environment.

This is a temporary position (secondment cover) initial six-month contract with a possible extension.

Key focus:
  • Providing advice, advocacy, support, and assisted referrals on a range of issues to individuals and families from the community on a drop in and appointment basis.
  • Provide assistance in Project management, event Management, supervision of volunteers and group work, with a focus on developing new services, programs and activities in order to support the local community and in bringing people together.
Download: Position Description can be found on

Please forward your resume, details of two Referees, and a statement which addresses all the selection criteria:
contact: Michael Shreenan
phone: 9698 9569
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Applications Address:
Michael Shreenan
Factory Community Centre
67 Raglan Street
Waterloo NSW 2017