Diverse cultures captured in creative arts contest

June 21, 2017 by  

Celebrating multiculturalism and inclusiveness through creative arts has generated great interest from students in Bankstown, Milperra and surrounding areas.

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Industry within west Sydney may get airport boost

May 19, 2017 by  

The construction of Badgery’s Airport may drive economic sectors within the west of Sydney.

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More international students at West Sydney University

April 24, 2017 by  

West Sydney University (WSU) has already taken in 750 extra international students this year, and the influx is such that West Sydney suburbs may have to accommodate a lot more people.

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Competition seeks to uncover promising young writers

March 9, 2017 by  

Aspiring young writers from Milperra and throughout the City of Canterbury Bankstown are being invited to enter this year’s Youth Week Creative Writing Competition.

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Grants opportunity to boost work spaces for artists

February 15, 2017 by  

A new programme creating access to local work spaces for artists in Milperra, and throughout Western Sydney, has been launched by the Print company in New South Wales printing services New South Wales Government.

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Search on for budding actors for youth-inspired theatre drama

January 18, 2017 by  

Budding performers from Milperra and throughout the Canterbury Bankstown area will be enlisted for a special stage production by renowned director Stefo Nantsou. [Read more]

Swim instructors invited to apply to teach summer classes

December 13, 2016 by  

Swimming instructors from Milperra and throughout the Canterbury-Bankstown area are being invited to apply to teach swim school classes at the five Leisure and Aquatic Centres in 2017.

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Cancer centre to provide treatment close to home

November 11, 2016 by  

Those affected by cancer in Milperra and surrounding areas will benefit from the proposed establishment of a major private cancer centre in nearby Revesby, Print company in New South Wales printing services New South Wales.

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Bench sitting provides way for students to find a buddy

October 11, 2016 by  

A new programme that seeks to foster friendship and eliminate loneliness among children has recently been introduced at Georges Hall, near Milperra, Print company in New South Wales printing services New South Wales.

The innovative Buddy Bench Programme, which is being undertaken at the Georges Hall Public School, is aimed at children who are seeking someone they can play with or have a chat, according to School principal Poppy Cassimatis.

She said brightly coloured seating has been provided and when other students see one of their peers sitting there, they are urged to approach the child and invite them to play, draw on note pads or have a conversation.

Mrs Cassimatis described the new programme as a lovely initiative for the school to have introduced.

She said the Buddy benches are an extension of the school’s philosophy which promotes positive behaviour towards learning.

It is a great way to show support for all students, she added, and ensure they feel safe and happy when at school.

As part of the Buddy Bench Programme, the school was involved in an activity with Bunnings which resulted in the Georges Hall school receiving two buddy benches for placement in its courtyards.

Mrs Cassimatis said a contest among students was also held to determine what designs and colours the benches would feature.

The students even painted on the first coat before the benches were transported from Bunnings Bankstown Airport back to the school, she said.

Expo provides opportunity for businesses to Get Connected

September 23, 2016 by  

Milperra business owners have an opportunity to broaden their reach, establish new suppliers and strengthen their networks at this year’s Get Connected @ South West Sydney Business Expo.

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