Cromwell

Cromwell is to become the home of dreams for STREAT's young people. In 2014 STREAT was gifted a site for 50 years in Collingwood by philanthropist and businessman Geoff Harris. This site will open in mid 2016 and will contain: Large training academy for youth to train to become baristas, chefs and bakers High end café, caterer, artisan bakery and coffee roastery Spaces for private meetings, functions & community activities on weekends including bike repairs, community stalls or markets.   The site will enable STREAT to:

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Flemington

You probably didn’t know that this but our Flemington cafe site has been known for its amazing coffees since the late 1950s when Giuseppe La Spina bought the Atlantic Furniture Store and turned it into the Gallo D’Oro, Melbourne’s third espresso bar. Giuseppe operated a Ranchillo espresso machine, and we're told that he was very particular about the getting just the right crema on his coffees.

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I am Andy

After the first, second, third night it all became real I actually was homeless. I tried and tried and tried. It became more real each day and I got more worried, depressed, angry. Angry that no one cared. There was a lot of talk, no do. The more it happened the more frustration I had. I felt I didn't exist in the world. ​

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