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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:

Helping people to become mobile

SydWest’s comprehensive Learner Driver program is taking clients on a journey from their L’s to their full licence - encouraging them to become safe and confident drivers.

Media Release: A Global Voice for Refugee Youth

Thursday, 21 April 2016 14:40

Calling on young refugees to be part of a worldwide consultation to discuss their issues. SydWest Multicultural Services in partnership with the Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network is hosting the Global Refugee Youth Consultation on Wednesday 27 April from 4pm to 7pm at SydWest’s head office in Blacktown (level 2, 125 Main St).

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Media Release: Blacktown celebrates Harmony Day

Monday, 21 March 2016 12:56

People of all ages and cultures are invited to celebrate Harmony Day in Blacktown on Tuesday 22 March.  The region’s rich cultural diversity will be on display from 10am to 1pm at Bowman Hall with celebrations including entertainment, kids’ activities, cultural stalls and a free sausage sizzle.

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SydWest Director receives NSW Premier’s Lifetime Community Service Award

SydWest Multicultural Services congratulates its Board Director, Om Dhungel who has been awarded the prestigious NSW Premier's Lifetime Community Service Award for his outstanding work with the Australian Bhutanese community.

Media Release: SydWest Multicultural Services to assist growing CALD and refugee communities in Penrith

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 11:53

SydWest Multicultural Services has opened an office in the heart of Penrith, offering a range of services to assist refugees, humanitarian entrants and culturally and linguistically diverse communities in the Penrith and Nepean region.

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SydWest supports local Syrian community

As Australia awaits the arrival of 12,000 or more Syrian refugees, SydWest Multicultural Services has supported the local Syrian community to establish the first Syrian Community Association in NSW to help support those who will settle in the State.

Media Release: Local Syrian Community prepares for new arrivals

Thursday, 28 January 2016 10:38

SydWest Multicultural Services has supported the local Syrian community to establish the first Syrian Community Association in NSW to help meet the needs of the new Syrian refugees set to arrive in the State over the coming weeks and months.

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Blacktown’s Citizen of the Year

SydWest Multicultural Services’ Vice Chair, Chief Inspector Robert Fitzgerald of the Blacktown Local Area Command was named this year’s Blacktown Citizen of the Year at the Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony at Blacktown City Council.

How SydWest has empowered one refugee family from Syria

When Khalid Alabdulla fled war-torn Syria in 2010 with his wife Ramia and their six children, they left everything behind except for the clothes on their backs.

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Blacktown

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Rouse Hill

  •   Vinegar Hill Community Centre
      29 Main Street
      Rouse Hill NSW 2155
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Mt Druitt

  •   Shop 3, 6-10 Mount Street
      Mt Druitt NSW 2770
      (enter via Ralph Place)
  • Tel : (02) 9625 0455
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Castle Hill

  •  Castle Hill Towers Shopping Centre
     6-14 Castle Street
     Castle Hill NSW 2154
     (on Old Northern Rd, near Gold Class
     cinemas)
  • SydWest staff will be onsite on
            Wednesdays and Thursdays
  • We offer Aged Care, Disability
             services and Disability Employment
             Services

Penrith

  •   Community Connection Building
      Suite 113, 114-116 Henry Street
      Penrith NSW 2750
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