2017 Media Coverage

Inner West Times: The Bower’s Annual Auction SMH Spectrum: ParraPickers Event at The Bower Parramatta ParraParents: ParraPickers Event at The Bower Parramatta Recycled Interiors: The Bower’s Tiny House Workshop Series ABC Radio’s Podcast with Craig Reucassel: The War on Waste Travel with Joanne: Day Walks Blog featuring The Bower Parramatta Advertiser: Repair Cafe at The Bower Parramatta ABC TV’s War on Waste with Craig Reucassel: Episode 2 featuring The Bower’s Repair Cafe Being Human Blog: The Bower’s Repair Cafe The Junk Map: Bower launches online store Recycled Interiors: Bower launches online store St George & Sutherland Shire Leader: Bower launches online store Cooks River Valley Times: Bower launches online store City Hub: The Bower and Repair Cafe Cooks River Valley Times: Bower seeks help with translation ABC TV: Lateline (2017) ABC Lateline’s Margot O’Neill visits The Bower’s Repair Cafe in Marrickville to receive help fixing her wall clock.  

2016 Media Coverage

Domain (Sydney Morning Herald): Tiny Houses and The Bower Cooks River Valley Times: Bowerbirds get rewards for efforts at Bower Staff Day NSW Department of Environment: The Bower Wins at the Green Globe Awards 2016 Cooks River Valley Times: The Bower Wins at the Green Globe Awards GQ Magazine: What Australia can learn from Sweden’s new fix-it laws mentioning The Bower Parramatta Advertiser: Feature article for the grand opening of The Bower in Parramatta SBS Online: ‘From House to Home’ campaign to furnish homes for asylum seekers Green Villages Online: Feature article: The power of The Bower Daily Telegraph News Local: The Bower’s weekly Repair Cafe Inner West Courier: The Bower’s weekly Repair Cafe Cooks River Valley Times: Launch of ‘From House to Home’ project Inner West Courier: ‘From House to Home’ campaign to furnish homes for asylum seekers Community Recycling Network: ‘From House to Home campaign to furnish homes for asylum seekers Cooks River Valley Times: ‘From House to Home’ campaign to furnish homes for asylum seekers Grass Roots Magazine: Feature article: The Bower Community Recycling Network: Tiny House Project Cooks River Valley Times: Bower’s Repair Cafe open for business ABC Radio National – Life Matters (2016) Ellen Fanning (host) discusses the tiny house movement and The Bower’s Tiny House with Guido Verbist (The Bower) and David Wooldridge (Tiny Homes Foundation Australia). You can listen to the interview here. Notice of Motion: Jo Haylen MP, NSW Parliament (2016) Jo Haylen MP, State Member for Summer Hill in NSW Parliament, recognised The Bower and Mums 4 Refugees’ ‘From House to Home’ project via a Notice of Motion on 2 June 2016. Radio Skid Row – Smoko La Pause Cafe: From House to Home (2016) An interview between Squizzy Rider (Radio Skid Row) and Guido Verbist (The Bower) discussing the ‘From House to Home’ project, whereby The Bower provides furniture and household goods to asylum seekers. You can listen to the interview here. NewsCorp: Zero Waste (2016) The Bower was thrilled to be invited by NewsCorp’s 1 Degree Environmental Initiative to talk about Zero Waste. We are showcased here alongside other well-known organisations such as OzHarvest, Mobile Muster and Planet Ark.  

2015 Media Coverage

Recycled Interiors: The Bower’s 12 Days of Christmas The Junk Map: The Bower Valley News: The Bower’s Annual Auction ABC 702 Radio ‘Mornings with Linda Mottram’: live broadcast from The Bower Repair Cafe ABC News Online: ‘From Trash to Treasure’ Valley News: The Bower Collection & Rehoming Service Green Room Sydney: Sydney’s 2nd Hand Bike Stores ABC 702 Radio ‘Mornings with Linda Mottram’ (2015) On 24 September 2015, The Bower hosted ABC 702 Mornings for a live broadcast showcasing the work of the Repair Cafe. You can listen to the broadcast here.

2014 Media Coverage

ECOS Magazine: The Bower’s Repair Cafe South Sydney Herald: About The Bower & The Repair Cafe Inner West Courier: Repair Cafe Launch The Living Room (CH10): About The Bower The Conversation: The Bower Repair Cafe Better Homes & Gardens $500 Challenge (2014) See Jason find treasures at The Bower in the $500 challenge to makeover a family garden space.   Save the Lamp! How The Bower saves electrical items from landfill This little video series gives an insight into how The Bower helps to stop items going to landfill.   2013 Media Coverage Upcycle Studio: Top 5 Destinations for Sydney Upcyclers