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The Media Room houses all our News, Media Releases, Stories, Videos, Annual Reports and other publications. You can use the filter buttons here, or browse all the entries:

Blacktown Employment Accelerator - driving new job opportunities for multicultural job-seekers of the Blacktown area

SydWest Multicultural Services recently partnered with SSI-Ability Links and Blacktown City Council to undertake a pilot project aimed at improving economic outcomes for job seekers from refugee and migrant backgrounds, as well as people with disability in the Blacktown LGA.

SydWest Getting the Multicultural Community NDIS-ready

Wednesday, 15 November 2017 16:19

Roundtable Discussions on experiences with the NDIS by people from CALD backgrounds in their local community.

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SydWest 2017 Annual Report Now Available

SydWest Multicultural Services is pleased to announce that the 2017  Annual Report is now available for download.

FutureAbility - Multicultural communities getting NDIS-ready

SydWest is hosting special event to improve access of CALD people with disabilities to the NDIS. pdfCLICK HERE FOR COPY OF MEDIA RELEASE

Minister to officially launch SydWest’s Aged Care & Disability Services

Monday, 16 October 2017 14:57

Community members, service providers and government agencies are invited to a special event in Rouse Hill with Minister Ray Williams MP, NSW Minister for Multiculturalism and Disability Services.

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Media Release: Celebrating Refugee Contributions in Western Sydney

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 13:39

People of all ages and backgrounds are invited to Refugee Week celebrations in Blacktown and Penrith during Refugee Week 2017, 18-24 June, 2017.

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Changes to Country of Origin Labelling for Food Introduced by Australian Government

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 13:07

For many years, Australians have been demanding changes to origin claims on food labels – to be clearer, more meaningful, accurate and easier to find.

The Australian Government is introducing new food labels to make it clearer where the products you buy are grown, produced, made or packed.Easy to understand labels will tell you at a glance where a product comes from, so you can make a clear and informed decision about the food you buy.

Most food produced, grown or made in Australia will have the kangaroo logo. Text and a bar chart will indicate the percentage of Australian ingredients.

Food that was packed in Australia will only feature a bar chart that shows the percentage of Australian ingredients. For imported foods, the label will clearly show the country of origin.

To see the new food labels, read the fact sheet or watch the animated information video, click the link below which will take you to information in a number of languages including;

English, Arabic, Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Korean, Greek, Italian, Spanish, Filipino, and Hindi.


See what you’re getting.

SydWest Celebrate Volunteers with Special Event 9th May

Monday, 08 May 2017 16:06

SydWest Multicultural Services will be celebrating and recognising the valuable, dedicated contributions of our many volunteers at a special afternoon tea event to be held Tuesday 9th May, 2017 from 2pm at their offices in Blacktown.

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SydWest Multicultural Services Aged Care & Disabilities Services now in Penrith

Thursday, 27 April 2017 13:32

The Mayor of Penrith, Cr. John Thain will launch a new aged care and disability service for the Penrith and Nepean region at the Penrith Community Care Forum.


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