Publications & Research

ARCCO regularly partners with other organisations and universities to conduct research that influences our programs and strengthens our efforts to advocate for solutions to be implemented at a broader scale. With so many organisations and individuals based within our Centre, and 9 acres to work with, we are in a unique position to offer case studies, expertise and opportunities for exploring many themes and issues. If you are interested in proposing or collaborating on a research project with ARCCO, please contact

In 2016, ARCCO published Mind The Gap, a study on inequality in the Marrickville local government area, and in 2017, we were delighted to help launch a book about our site – Sue Castrique’s One Small World: The History of the Addison Road Community Centre.

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One Small World: The History of the Addison Road Community Centre

Soon after it opened in 1976, AI Grassby called the Addison Road Community Centre in Marrickville ‘one small world in Australia’. He was describing a remarkable multicultural experiment. A handful of determined migrant groups banded together to create their own community centre, a place for festivals, performances, to share culture, language, and to help others; […]

Inequality Study

Mind The Gap is an inquiry into the increasing inequalities faced by CALD members of the Marrickville Local Government Area community. See the full version below, or click here for the summary.