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17 Dec 2015

We're thrilled to have a new video about Lou's Place produced by Northern Pictures, a company which has created some of Australia's most awarded programs.


Northern Pictures specialises in large scale factual television with a focus on social documentaries and wildlife. It was an honour to work with the...

9 Dec 2015


Lou's Place CEO, Deborah Banks, took part in a national roundtable discussion for The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Advisory Panel on reducing violence against women and their children in November.


She was invited as a NSW representative from specialist domestic violence services and refuge...

8 Dec 2015


After celebrating two years of weekly playgroup in October, The Plunkett Street Community Project* plans to introduce new creative activities, singing and other types of fun activities in the New Year.

We're delighted that local families and their children have responded with enthusiasm to the playgrou...

7 Dec 2015

Next Generation, the younger supporters of Lou's Place, held their second fundraising event in October.


Their Spring Cocktail Party at the National Art School's Cell Block Theatre raised $28,000 to help us continue our work.


Our thanks to Elizabeth Gilbert (Chair), Scarlett Dorney, Correan Gazal, Hamis...

6 Dec 2015


We're thrilled to have a great new storage space in our attic.

With the generous support of the Rotary Club of Kings Cross, our attic was converted to give us ready access to an extra 7m3 of storage for donated items such as clothing and toiletries.

The first donation in our attic was a collection of Li...

2 Dec 2015


The Emanuel Synagogue Social Justice Group came together in November to organise a day of making gift packs and presents for Lou's Place and The Plunkett Street Community Project.

The event took place on Mitzvah Day, a day when the Jewish community and other communities and people meet up to take part...

2 Dec 2015


A group of five women from Deutsche Bank helped create a memorable day at Lou's Place in August.

Our clients enjoyed a delicious menu the group prepared and cooked. French toast and fruit salad for breakfast, chicken salad with couscous for lunch, pavlova and fruit for dessert, and muffins for afternoo...

1 Dec 2015

Lou's Place is working with a new service that aims to keep people in their homes and limit the risk of them becoming homeless.

The service, The Inner City Early Prevention Program, offers brokerage to buy household items that improve a person's quality of life and help keep them in their own home.


1 Dec 2015

Our friends at insurance law firm Wotton + Kearney and some very kind people at Priceline Australia spoilt us recently with a massive donation of beautiful makeup.

The group from Wotton + Kearney purchased makeup, donated money to buy makeup or visited Priceline stores to discuss makeup donations. A big...

1 Dec 2015

We're delighted to have Liz Allon as a new member of our team.

She replaces Jessica Pleitez who has taken up a new position. We wish Jess all the best.

Liz joined in August as a Lou's Place case worker. She's also part of The Plunkett Street Community Project.

Liz spent the last six years as an Alcohol an...

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