Living Streets Association | 2022 October The Association for Learning Environments has recognised Living Streets Association's Community Codesign- Bottom-Up Neighbourhood Planning Process by awarding us the Kelley Tanner Innovation Award- Most Valuable Player of 2022. Acknowledged as on of the world's most innovative, we strongly hope this codesign process can be the mitigate to widespread … Continue reading Association for Learning Environments- Kelley Tanner Innovation Award
Children and Young People’s Commissioner’s Special Award
Living Streets Association | 2022 August The Living Streets school holiday program was proudly recognised by the Children and Young people commissioner, Jodie Griffiths-Cook with her special Children's Week ACT award last year. We were finally able to meet in person and celebrate together at the Human Rights Commission. Thanks also to the Living Streets … Continue reading Children and Young People’s Commissioner’s Special Award
Section 76, Watson Documentary
The 4-year-long Section 76 Watson campaign was captured in our documentary. We hoped to convey the spirit of community that developed as a result of coming together to take action.
Community Picnic Day
What a fun day out with the community, while learning about the local ecology and participating in the conversations about important community issues!
How a simple chalk drawing can create the most welcoming street
Often, a few kind words is enough to brighten someone's day, and give them a positive outlook on life. We have many different artists of all ages who like to help decorate the blackboard, and each time, neighbours and passersby will be warmly inspired. Some will walk their dog past the artwork and stop for … Continue reading How a simple chalk drawing can create the most welcoming street
The Spirit Behind Mary Kitson Park
Watsoners who have been in this suburb long enough will know that many of the parks have gone through wonderful transformations. One of these parks is the Mary Kitson Park in Majura Rise, and it is all thanks to a group of silent contributors who give by example, inspiring many others to also care for the communal space.
Together Apart – Online Youth Meeting to Brainstorm Ways to Bring Warmth During Covid-19 Restrictions
The young people from Living Streets Association held an online meeting in the autumn holidays to discuss issues about how to be healthy and happy during these uncertain times of the pandemic. due to Covid restrictions, they needed to be a little more creative to spread warmth to people.
Summer Holiday Program 2021
Kirily Martin | January 2021 Another successful holiday program completed! Thanks to the Living Streets Youth for putting on such an amazing program this year. From cooking, to meditation, we did loads of fun things.
Autumn Playday 2021
Natalie Walker | April 2021 On the 17th of April Living Street Association ran an Autumn Playday for the children in Watson. It involved activities run by the youth members of Living Street, from games of capture the flag and fort buildings in Justice Robert Hope Park, to a Studio Ghibli Film (Howl’s Moving Castle) at the end of the day.
Friday Bin Day
After school on Fridays, a huddle of kids big and small will walk home together from the nearby school. Like little ducklings, the small ones will follow the big ones, crossing the road safely, chatting and laughing along the way. When they get to the end of the street, they suddenly start running. Why?