Brain with bright watercolours over one side

The Western Sydney Primary Health Network hosted the inaugural Connections Conference, a joint response to Western Sydney’s mental health, suicide prevention, and alcohol and drug challenges. The full day conference welcomed over 250 health and community sector representatives, and explored system linkages and barriers,

Row of paintbrushes

A new study tracking cultural activity across Greater Western Sydney has found artists and cultural practitioners in the region are resilient and optimistic about their professions, despite a relative lack of funding and resources. The Recalibrating Culture: Production, Consumption, Policy study surveyed over 200 artists and cultural practitioners

Man being served food at soup kitchen

Western Sydney Homeless Connect Day 2017 aims to connect those who are homeless or at risk of being homeless with a range of support service providers in one place, on one day, to achieve real outcomes that help put an end to homelessness. The organisers are welcoming expressions of interest from service providers and volunteers who would like to participate.

Bowls of Indian food

Western Sydney Chinese Workers Network
Western Sydney Cultural Connect Day
6 July 2017, 10.00am–2.00pm
Granville Town Hall, 10 Carlton St, Granville

Art materials on wooden surface

NEW Writers’ Group Inc is seeking artwork from local artists for their annual Western Sydney publication, ZineWest. The best image will receive a prize of $100. The zine features work from around ten artists (and thirty writers – writing entries now closed) and has an open theme. Entry is free and all contributors retain copyright of their work.

Word 'Refugee' written on piece of paper held by hand against black background

The Refugee Employment Support Program (RESP) is a four-year $22 million initiative of the NSW Government that seeks to address the challenges that are experienced by refugees and asylum seekers in finding long-term skilled employment opportunities. It provides employment support to help refugees and asylum seekers contribute

Adult education classroom

Western Sydney Recovery College has an innovative approach to inclusive education and recovery within the community and mental health sector and offers courses in a range of locations and on a variety of topics. Upcoming courses at the college include: