Funded by a Library Council of NSW grant, Studio 2166 along with complementary initiatives the Workary and lab.LX, reflects the evolving role of libraries from being just about books to centres for creative activity.
The Workary is a permanent addition to Whitlam Library and is a dedicated space, designed specifically for local business people, entrepreneurs and business students.
The space seats more than 100 people and has has four specifically-designed meeting rooms, free shared work areas, free Wi-Fi access, lockers, access to expert business resources and an onsite cafe.
The Workary, built thanks to a State Library of NSW grant, will also host seminars and workshops covering a wide range of business topics.
“Business inspiration happens at the Workary, Whitlam Library’s new co-working space in the heart of Cabramatta,” mayor Carbone said.
“Residents can work, connect and learn in a space dedicated to cultivating and supporting local businesses and start-ups.
When: Friday 25th & Saturday 26th May 2018, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Where: The Southee Complex. 1 Showground Rd, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW 2127
How Much: FREE!
The Sydney Disability Expo is set to be the biggest and most anticipated Disability Expo on the 2018 calendar. The National Disability Insurance Scheme has now rolled out across most of NSW, and thousands of residents with disabilities from the greater Sydney Suburbs will gain greater control over their lives and be on the lookout for the most suitable services in their local area to meet their individual needs.
The Expo will offer a crucial opportunity:
The Expo will involve:
Blacktown Meals on Wheels Building Bridges Open Day
When: Tuesday, 10th April 2018. 10:00am - 2:00pm
Where: Senior Citizens Hall, Gribble Place, Blacktown
Blacktown Meals on Wheels is holding an Open Day to Build Bridges within our aged community.
Our aim is to encourage the broader community to gain knowledge of the services we provide for the whole community; including the aged, disabled, newly retired and young persons living in the Blacktown LGA.
There will be information talks and presentations from our staff, volunteers, clients and partners.
We invite seniors, local businesses, aged care and disability services and community members to come learn more about our service, how you can get involved, to network with like-minded community members and share information.
For more information, contact Heidi Langshaw.
Phone: 02 9622 6183
Measurable targets have been set to monitor improvements in the health and well-being of the Indigenous population. These targets which we are focusing on are:
PCYC Mt Druitt's goal is to close the health and life expectancy gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-Indigenous Australian's within a generation. PCYC's Family Fun Day aims to achieve this through coming together of it's Healthy Lifestyle facilities, the Western Sydney Community with a focus on the Indigenous population, Health Service Staff, Local Schools and Local Businesses. This will strengthen partnerships between health services, community, education and NGOs to achieve the overall goal of the Close the Gap initiative and reducing the disadvantages indigenous Australian's face.
The biggest rugby event in Australia this year is coming to SWR Triple 9 and SWR Sport as we proudly bring you live and free coverage of every single match of the 2018 World Rugby Sydney Sevens from Allianz Stadium (Sydney Football Stadium) over the Australia Day weekend.
For the first time both the men's and women's tournaments will be held exclusively on the main field at Allianz Stadium as the Australian's look for their first Sydney 7's title after the men and women's sides both finished fourth in 2017.
The event marks Round 3 of the Men's World Sevens Series and Round 2 of the Women's tour, the Aussie girls won the opening tournament of the season in Dubai while the men will be hoping to crack their first win in the Sydney tournament after losing the final to New Zealand in 2016 and going down to eventual champions South Africa in the semi final last year.
SWR Sport will have live commentary of each and every match of both tournaments over the three days, 79 games of rugby in all (45 men's, 34 women's).
It all starts 9:30am on Australia Day with over 36 hours of live broadcasting across the platforms of SWR, while every match will be live on SWR Sport's dedicated Sydney's 7's live stream selected matches and sessions will also be live on SWR Triple 9.
A full broadcast guide will be announced in the days leading up to the tournament. For all the latest news on SWR Sports complete coverage of the Sydney 7's go to www.swr999.com.au/sydney-7s
This Wednesday night the Socceroos will take on Honduras for the final place at next years FIFA World Cup in Russia, and SWR Triple 9 will bring you the most comprehensive coverage of the big game live from ANZ Stadium!
But it doesn't stop at just the game itself....
Wednesday we're celebrating all things Socceroos and Australian as we fiddle around with the music playlist and hit the "All Aussie Button"
Nothing but the best Australian music all day this Wednesday while you work, so keep it tuned into 99.9FM as we roll out Aussie classic after Aussie classic.
Then from 6pm join Julian Daw, Scott Jackson and Will Gotsis live from ANZ Stadium as they bring you every moment, every shot, every save, every goal of the final leg of the World Cup playoff. After the 0-0 draw in Honduras on Saturday a win for the Socceroos puts them into the World Cup, anything else we don't want to think about.
After the game the boys will have a full breakdown of where the game was won or lost until 11pm when we crank out the best Aussie songs of all time through to midnight as we hopefully celebrate a Socceroos win.
The home of the Socceroos this Wednesday is SWR TRIPLE 9 Sydney's West as the West joins the rest of Australia to say GO YOU SOCCEROOS!
This October marks the month for SWR's infamous Live Radio Gig! Tune in LIVE on SWR Triple 9 FM to listen to great local Aussie artists and bands bring great music to Sydney's West.
Adam's Tavern on Richmond Road, Blacktown is hosting the event for us this year! It is an all-ages event.
This year's lineup includes:
SWR will also be livestreaming video of the day on our Facebook Page. Head on over there and give us a like!
The LIVE BAND ACTION starts at 1pm.
Where: Toongabbie Sports & Bowling Club. 12 Station Rd, Toongabbie NSW 2146
When: 25th August, 2017
Time: 8:00pm - 10:00pm
How Much: $25
Buy Your Tickets Here: comedyforacause.net/GE
The Girraween Eagles JRLFC are putting Toongabbie on the map (even though it already is!) with a commercial Comedy Night on Friday 25 August at Toongabbie Sports & Bowling Club (our Major Sponsor).
This is a PROFESSIONAL comedy show with JAMES SMITH (Conan, Rove Live, The Footy Show, The Fat, The Comedy Channel's Headliners, countless other TV appearances and recently supported Chris Rock) along with other comedians from the Melbourne and Sydney Comedy Festivals.
Go to www.alist.com.au/james-smith to check out James on stage.
Thanks to Steve Brennan for arranging the line-up with Comedy for a Cause.
Buy tickets today at comedyforacause.net/GE This is an ADULTS ONLY night. Tickets are $25 and are limited to the club Auditorium space so get online and get yours now before you miss out.
You'd normally pay a lot more to see this line-up!
Where: Fairfield RSL, 14 Anzac Ave, Fairfield NSW
When: 4th August, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 2:30pm
Get More Skills: A Good Life is a workshop run by My Choice Matters, an independent organisation working with people with disability to live life their way and get the most out of the changing disability system.
My Choice Matters will empower people living with disability in Western Sydney to get the most out of their lives and navigate the National Disability Insurance Scheme at this free workshop. Since the NDIS will completely shift the way disability support is provided across Australia, now people living with disabilities have an opportunity to receive individualised support and funding, which is a significant change from the current system.
However, in order to take full advantage of the NDIS, people with disability, their family members and carers will need to think in advance and prepare for their planning meetings. This not only requires new skills and knowledge, but also new thinking and confidence.
This is where My Choice Matters comes in. Our goal is to help people learn and practice new ways of doing things and develop and grow skills in three key areas: choice, voice and control – three very important qualities people should have in their own lives. Our workshop facilitators will discuss the NDIS, and how setting goals can help participants make the most of the new system. We provide practical hands-on activities and take home tools.
Our workshops are free and open to anyone with a disability or who is a family member or carer, and we are able to supply interpreters, personal care and other assistance to make them as accessible as possible. Facilitator: Gloria Boyle
To register for a workshop visit the events page on our website www.mychoicematters.org.au or call 1800 144 653.