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Esther at GSATS

A day in the life of Esther Smith, Tenant Advocate

Esther Smith is a Tenant Advocate at the Greater Sydney Aboriginal Tenants' Service (GSATS). In this interview she talks about her day-to-day experiences as an advocate, as well as what…
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Jane Bennett Lower Fort Street

Millers Point: through the looking glass

Robert Mowbray reflects on the forced relocation of public housing tenants from Millers Point. He collects a selection of posts that report and discuss on the events and issues.
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Brian with his dog Ruby in their apartment

#WeLiveHere community action

#WeLiveHere2017 was a community action led by local residents of Redfern Waterloo. Coloured lights lit up the two social housing tower blocks in Waterloo – Matavai and Turanga – that have…
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The cover of the Tenant's Union Annual Report

Tenants' Union Annual Report 2015-2016 now online

This year the TU celebrated four decades of working for tenants’ rights. An anniversary such as this is an opportunity to celebrate achievements, acknowledge the many contributors to the journey…
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Robin and Kathy

More than bricks and mortar

Robyn Stafford lives in Minto, a suburb in south western Sydney. She has experience as a tenant who has been through a redevelopment process in public housing. She has been active in working…
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Artwork by Aboriginal Artist Pauline Coxon

Artwork by Aboriginal Artist Pauline Coxon

Aboriginal Artist Pauline Coxon used to be a Tenant Advocate, and in 2015 she created this brilliant painting about tenancy issues. The Tenants’ Union of NSW commissioned her to paint anything…
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Millers Point - not for sale photo

You shall not covet your neighbour's house

On March 19th 2014 the O'Farrell Government announced the proposed sale of 293 public housing properties in Millers Point and the Rocks. Now, just over 18 months later, Dr Robert Mowbray…
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