Walk: Down City Streets

Redfern: 21 February 2015


11.00 – 12.00

  • Gather at Redfern Terrace at 36 Caroline Street and The Block community mural (designed by Reko Rennie, 2013). If wet weather: Ground Floor room, Redfern Community Centre, 29-53 Hugo Street.
  • Welcome to Country and talk by Gadigal elder, Uncle Chicka Madden.
  • Walk guided by Lee Davison and Nathan Moran, Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council
  • Cross the ground in front of Redfern Community Centre (nearby Aboriginal flag mural painted by Alex Tui in 2000)
  • Down Louis Street (the Block)
  • Right into Vine Street past Elouera Gym and former Auntie Polly Smith Centre
  • Right into Eveleigh to Holden St to former Community Development Employment Program (CDEP)
  • Back onto Eveleigh past Murawina, former childcare centre
  • Up to Lawson Street, Aboriginal Housing Company (Pemulwuy Project)
  • Over the railway bridge, passing the 40,000 Years mural (designed by Carol Ruff, 1983)
  • Down Redfern Street Laneway past GCA (formerly TNT) Towers


12.00 – 1.00

  • Down Cope Street to Gadigal Information Service, home of Koori Radio (architects: Tonkin Zulaikha Greer; Cherry Pickers exterior artwork by Adam Hill).
  • Near Wyanga Aboriginal Aged Care and Mission Boy Dreams mural (designed by Roy Kennedy)
  • Through to Renwick Street: Aboriginal Dance Theatre, Redfern, next to the old Black Theatre site.
  • Up Renwick Street to site of original NSW Aboriginal Land Council
  • Cross Redfern Street and continue down Renwick Street to Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council.
  • Out onto George Street and back up to Redfern Street


1pm    Lunch at first floor, 107 Projects, 107 Redfern Street, catered by The Gatehouse Café.


2pm     Roundtable discussion amongst participants.


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