REDFERN-WATERLOO TOUR OF BEAUTY
WHEN: Saturday September 24 2005, 1pm and Saturday October 15 2005, 1pm
WHERE: The bus departs from Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Paddington, and will make a loop of key sites in the Redfern/Waterloo area, returning you to the gallery afterwards. The tour will take just over two hours.
Meet at College of Fine Arts, UNSW, by 1pm on the day: Corner of Oxford St and Greens Rd, Paddington.
Sites we will visit on the bus tour include:
The Block, the heart of indigenous housing and culture in Sydney
The Settlement, Australia’s longest running community centre
Redfern Public School, Redfern Courthouse, Rachel Forster Hospital, all slated for private sale and development
The public housing towers in Waterloo
The Danks St gallery precinct (SOCS) – “a little piece of Paddington in Waterloo”.
Redfern Oval (traditional home of the South Sydney Rabbitohs) which the local community wants to have converted into a sports facility for public use.
BOOKINGS: Seats are limited, so book early using the form on the website or email info [at] squatspace.com