RESIDENT ORGANISATIONS

tribal warrior

Tribal Warrior

The Tribal Warrior Association was established to help vitalise Aboriginal culture and empower disadvantaged indigenous and non-indigenous people. They produce specialised programs which teach skills for individuals to become self-sufficient and lead to employment opportunities. They generously share their office space at 107 with the organisation Driving Change.

tribalwarrior.org

 


the bower

The Bower

The Bower works to reduce ‘waste’ going to landfill, assist low income earners and educate and inspire Sydneysiders to live, work and play the sustainable way. It does this through a variety of ways holding workshops, repair services and a collection and rehoming service.
They run the workshop space at the rear of the building. It is available to book  at very affordable half day and full day rates.

thebower.org.au

 


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Open Australia Foundation

OpenAustralia Foundation is a pioneering charity whose vision is to transform democracy in Australia. Our mission is to give all Australians the tools they need to effect the change they want. We create technologies that encourage and enable people to participate directly in the political process on a local, community and national level.

We currently do this through our five websites theyvoteforyou.org.au, RightToKnow.org.au, OpenAustralia.org, PlanningAlerts.org.au and ElectionLeaflets.org.au. These websites aim at finding better ways of making government, the public sector and political information freely and easily available for the benefit of all Australians. This transparency aims to encourage and inform people about how they can make a difference.

openaustraliafoundation.org.au

 


The Fern Events

Fern Events

Fern is an abbreviated term used to refer to the area Redfern, The Fern Events is an events company based in Redfern. We are an Events management company that provide event solutions for individuals, small, medium to large organisations who are in search for the event experts, that may not have the time or “know how” to organise their own. Our expertise allow us to offer more than just advice, we are creative event producers and event managers with diverse experience and knowledge on developing ‘Unique memorable events that LAST FOR EVER!” We are the doers of the industry. What we say we are going to do, we do! With integrity and professionalism our team will assist you every step of the way from beginning of the event to the end. Our flexibility can tailor your event within any budget you desire.

thefernevents.com

 


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Audiocraft

Audiocraft is the first initiative in Australia to bring together producers from the public, community, and independent radio and podcast sectors. They want to harness the creative energy and excitement around audio storytelling and build a stronger community of producers across Australia. They hold an annual conference and a series of monthly listening events.

audiocraft.com.au

Big Hart

Big hART

Big hART is Australia’s leading arts and social change company; producing critically and publicly acclaimed performance, visual, and media art while being a powerful driver of solutions to complex social problems. Big hART works with communities to foster social inclusion and participation. These values underpin all of the company’s work. At the heart of Big hART’s approach is a simple idea, ‘it’s harder to hurt someone if you know their story’. Today Big hART has worked in over 45 communities, alongside over 7500 individuals in urban, rural, regional and remote Australia. Some issues tackled have included: unemployment, domestic violence in isolated communities; teenage mothers and early childhood education; young fathers in juvenile justice; Indigenous language loss; drug and alcohol misuse; homelessness; social inclusion; public housing; climate change and drought; depression; youth suicide, incarceration and racial justice. These issues are often framed as narratives of despair with no way out. Big hART helps communities change the story, producing art that drives positive and measurable outcomes for individuals, communities and the nation.

bighart.org

 


intimate spectacle

Intimate Spectacle

Intimate Spectacle is an independent performing arts producing company based in Sydney, Australia. We work across genres, from contemporary theatre & dance theatre to live art, interactive performance, and events in between “the arts” and popular culture. We’re interested in work that’s engaging, surprising, perhaps playful, but with substance, and full of heart. We see “contemporary” arts practice not as intimidating or difficult, but simply as art that speaks for and to the times we live in. Great performance connects artists and audiences through memorable, transformative shared experiences. For us this usually involves inviting the audience into some kind of relationship beyond passive spectatorship – perhaps animating the spaces, physical or virtual, in which we live, work or play. We are building a producing model that’s flexible, responsive yet proactive, and artist-focused. And that works reciprocally, that’s about exchange and sharing as much as gigs and touring, whether it’s working locally, regionally, nationally, internationally, or anywhere in between.

intimatespectacle.com.au

 


Purpose Accounting

Purpose Accounting provides financial management services to for-purpose organisations. Purpose is a collective of experienced financial management and accounting professionals who are dedicated to the non-profit sector. Purpose works to synchronise financial management with strategy and culture, to increase an organisation’s social impact and financial viability. Purpose’s practitioners are current in their knowledge of sector issues impacting funding, accounting standards and available technologies.

purposeaccounting.com

 


Heaps Gay

Heaps Gay

Heaps Gay started life as a regular series of parties for LGBTIQ+ kids and their friends, and has since become one of Sydney’s best regular events for anyone who wants to have some fun and support charities. In November 2015, we launched HeapsGay.Com, a place for people to gather and discuss Queer issues and stories. HeapsGay.Com is run by Kat  and Sam and all stories are written by contributors within the queer community in Sydney. Anyone can write a story or showcase their work.  If you want to join the community, vistit the website and get in contact with us.

heapsgay.com