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L to R: Sarah Garnett, Dave Crott of Bill Buckle VW, Phil Reed of SMSA, Ruth Shatford of Anglican Parish of St. Alban’s, Jan McIntyre of Anglican Parish of St. Alban’s, Grahame Marks of SMSA, Mark Mahony (crouching)

We’re on the move! Say hallo to our new mobile library van

We were absolutely thrilled to unveil the brand new library van for our Sydney CBD last night. Many thanks to Bill Buckle VW, Mark Mahony, StreetSmart, Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts and The Anglican Parish of St. Alban’s for enabling us to make this purchase. “We are so excited and grateful to the wonderful donors […]

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Peter FitzSimons, Tim Farriss (INXS) help with our new CSA’s

From March 17 The Footpath Library (TFL) hits the airways with a series of Community Service Announcements kindly recorded by our patron Peter FitzSimons, long time supporter Tim Farriss (INXS), Melbourne author ambassador Kate Holden, regular client Barry, and Founder Sarah Garnett. In a heartfelt series the recording team reveal their personal connection and experience […]

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TFL facilitates think tank on how to make libraries more homeless friendly

The Footpath Library (TFL) chairperson, Barbara McKellar facilitated a wonderful think tank with several local libraries on February 6. Attended by reps from Waverley Library, Newcastle Library, State Library of NSW, and City of Sydney Libraries the group discussed the challenges and perspectives in working with homeless people. The session was also aimed at uncovering […]

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On Yer Bike! Team BNY Mellon spins donations in Goulburn to Syd Cycle Charity Ride

Event complete! The team completed the ride and raised over $10k – awesome effort! Read the race report here  |  Look at pics here Once again, a dedicated team of bike riders and fundraisers under the banner of Team BNY Mellon are took part in the Goulburn to Sydney Charity Ride on Sunday 15 September […]

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Homeless Persons’ Week 5-11 August 2013 | The Hidden Homeless

“Homeless Persons Week is an opportunity for us all to reflect on how we can enrich the lives of homeless people.  It’s important that all Australians recognise our homeless community as valuable members of society, many of whom are living on the streets or in shelters after a sudden change in their circumstance has led […]

We’re open in Perth!

Our new Perth Branch is up & running thanks to our wonderful team of volunteers!
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Epic! Poetry Competition

For school students – theme 'courage'
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