Programs

The Living Museum

Our centre is a Living Museum, with elements from the past being put to use in the present. The Living Museum is an ongoing project which explores the history of this dynamic and culturally diverse site. Home to the Gadigal people for over 40,000 years, this land was used as a market garden in 1852; […]

Food Pantry

The  Food Pantry makes good food affordable and accessible to all. If you’re on a low income, are unemployed, or struggling to get by, shopping at the Food Pantry will help stretch your budget. We have all sorts of good quality groceries and household products at affordable prices, plus free fruit, vegetables and bread. We rescue […]

Schools

Our centre is a great resource for school groups, who are welcome to visit our Living Museum or take part in our Public Schools Arts Festival. < Back to programs

Environment

Our environmental strategy focuses on the links between community wellbeing, sustainability and biodiversity. We think outside the boundaries of our centre, and respond to the Marrickville Council Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan, emphasising the value of our centre as an ecological stepping stone to link with the Cooks River. We aim to address issues of […]

Arts

Our centre supports the arts by providing subsidised studios for artists, affordable exhibition space in the StirrUp Gallery; holding the annual Public Schools Arts Festival , hosting the Addison Road Art Markets every Sunday, and creating outdoor exhibition spaces. The Addison Road Art Markets are held on Sundays in the StirrUp Gallery, from 9am to […]

Community

ARCCO supports the community by running community development programs, partnering with other organisations on particular issues, providing spaces to local grassroots groups, conducting advocacy and research, and providing in-kind grants for fundraising events. Current programs we run include the Sydney Inner West Community A Fair, the Tucker & Land Justice Food Pantry, and an ongoing […]

La Casa de los Abuelos

At La Casa de los Abuelos the elderly in the Latin American community can gather to continue their cultural traditions while providing mentorship to new generations. Activities at La Casa de los Abuelos include excursions, transport services, health care information, translation services, food, music and games. ARCCO is particularly concerned about the elderly in our […]