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AbilitySDA Apartments is excited to announce the development of 14 new rental apartments in Guildford, Sydney for people with high physical support needs. Due to open in late 2018, the 1, 2, 2.5 and 3 bedroom apartments will be suitable for NDIS participants with Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) funding in the High Physical Support category.

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Health workers are urging Government to invest in a local drug rehabilitation service in western Sydney after a sharp increase in methamphetamine-related hospitalisations. Despite being one of the fastest-growing regions in Australia, the area has no residential alcohol or drug rehabilitation services.

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The Western Sydney Recovery College is an innovative approach to inclusive education and recovery within the community and mental health sector. The College’s mission is to educate and inspire the broader community about mental health, to facilitate recovery, and to empower students to learn and grow in a safe and respectful environment.

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Western Sydney literary group Sweatshop has launched the Writers’ Collective for Diverse Women, a new program of workshops for Indigenous and culturally diverse women writers residing in Western Sydney. Funded by Create NSW and organised by Sweatshop manager and editor Winnie Dunn, the initiative will run monthly writing workshops

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Youth Off The Streets is co-designing a new service with young people from an asylum seeker or refugee background in the Greater Western Sydney area. The project, which is a partnership with Western Sydney University with the support of The Australian Centre for Social Innovation, is seeking young people from a refugee or asylum seeker background to join the team.

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Team Up supports peer networks of people with disability in NSW. Their free training programs aim to help people learn more about peer support. They are offering two training programs in Western Sydney in early 2018, a 4-day program focused on one-to-one peer mentoring and a 2-day introductory peer facilitator program.

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Western Sydney Community Forum
2018 ZEST Awards Ceremony
16 February 2018, 6.00pm–9.30pm
Millennium Room, ANZ Stadium, Edwin Flack Ave, Sydney Olympic Park

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Western Sydney University's Refugee Scholarship provides assistance to refugees in gaining English language skills to enable them to meet the entry requirements to commence study in WSU's The College programs or at the university. The scholarship offer English classes valued at up to $12,000.

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Polyfest
2–4 March 2018
Liverpool Catholic Club Function Centre, 424–458 Hoxton Park Rd, Liverpool West