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Greater Sydney will become three connected cities over the next 40 years, linked by new public transport, giving more communities access to job opportunities, new homes and services within 30 minutes, according to the draft Greater Sydney Region Plan released by the Greater Sydney Commission.

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Do you want to work with journalists and social media experts to help shape the future of news and media? On November 19-20, Crinkling News is launching MediaMe, Australia’s first media literacy conference for young people. Kids and teens from all over the country will get together to find ways to understand the media and make better choices about what and who to trust.

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Western Sydney Partners in Recovery (WSPIR) is no-cost mental health program that aims to support people who have severe and persistent mental illness with complex needs. WSPIR works closely with the individual, their carers and families in order to meet their needs and reach their goals.

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Do you want to get involved to improve health care in Western Sydney? Do you want to have a say in how things happen and help Western Sydney understand what you need from health services? The Western Sydney Local Health District is currently on a recruitment drive for more Consumer Representatives.

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Refugee Council of Australia is holding its annual national consultations. They are seeking feedback, suggestions and concerns from refugee communities, people seeking asylum and individuals and organisations working with these communities.

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Western Sydney University
Research Week
23–27 October 2017
Various Western Sydney University campuses

Road sign that says 'Occupational Therapy'

Occupational Therapy students at Western Sydney University will be participating in project based professional practice placements in 2018. If your organisation has a project idea that could benefit from the involvement of occupational therapy students, the University would love to hear from you.

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The Western Sydney Collaborative on Elder Abuse project is seeking to identify the level of sector awareness in Western Sydney and current use of resources and training offered by the Elder Abuse Helpline Resource Unit (EAHRU). NSW Elderly Abuse Helpline Resource Unit provides information, support and referrals

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Social Work Discoveries is a new podcast by Ben Joseph, a Master of Philosophy (Social Work Research) student at Western Sydney University. In each episode he interviews a social work researcher and learns about the project they are undertaking, how their research actually works and the possible outcomes for groups and communities.