Tag: homelessness

  • Press Release

    Say My Name (2023) Australian Short Film Wins International Awards Filmed in Sydney, Australia,┬áSay My Name┬áhas won two prestigious awards, Award of Merit (for Women Filmmakers) and Award of Recognition (for Contemporary issues / Awareness raising) from the IndieFEST Film Awards. Director, Rhoyce Nova, Producer, Mel Baker, and lead actor and composer, Quinn, set the…

  • Light a candle of hope

    It’s homeless week 1-7 August 2022 Light a candle this week for those who are homeless, or better still come to the book launch this Sunday to support StreetHeart with the volunteer work they do with homeless people across Sydney and NSW. I was homeless at 16, it’s definitely a vulnerable place to be and…

  • Book launch, Sydney

    The first book launch will be live on Sunday 7 August 2022 at the Pylon Lookout of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The afternoon will be relaxing with a panorama view over Sydney. Along the way we will learn about the history of the Harbour Bridge, view a presentation in the cinema, hear about homelessness then…

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    Sleeping Under the Bridge, a powerful true story where despair finds hope At age 16, author Melissa Baker, slept under the Sydney Harbour Bridge after being sexually abused as a child. In the 80s, Human Rights Australia states there were over 3,500 homeless youth in Sydney. Today, whilst abuse has lessened, homelessness is 8 times…