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NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize Back For 2018
17 Jun 2018
NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize Back For 2018
The Parliament of NSW encourages all artists to enter this landscape painting prize, with finalists and semi-finalists exhibited at the Parliament of NSW, Sydney in October 2018. 
Hawkesbury Chemical CleanOut 2018
16 Jun 2018
Hawkesbury Chemical CleanOut 2018
Now is the perfect time to clean out the garage or even the cupboard under your laundry tub for hazardous household chemicals and items in preparation for the Chemical CleanOut. 
Caravan Rego Reductions on the Way for Motorists
16 Jun 2018
Caravan Rego Reductions on the Way for Motorists
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith is encouraging grey nomads, families and adventurers to take advantage of a 40 per cent reduction in their caravan or camper trailers registration, following the NSW Government’s decision to ease travel costs for caravanners. 
Local Youth Organisations Encouraged to Apply for NSW Government Funding
15 Jun 2018
Local Youth Organisations Encouraged to Apply for NSW Government Funding
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith is urging local youth organisations to apply for a share of $1.5 million Youth Opportunities grant funding. 
Art Borne From the Night Skies!
11 Jun 2018
Art Borne From the Night Skies!
The universe is commonly described as beautiful by astronomers and gazed upon in wonder by many. From the smallest subatomic particles to the largest clusters of galaxies, the universe is both a hostile and beautiful masterpiece. 
Letters to Lindy - One of the Most Compelling Legal and Human Dramas of Our Time
10 Jun 2018
Letters to Lindy - One of the Most Compelling Legal and Human Dramas of Our Time
Filled with humour and heartbreak, this stunning work, Letters to Lindy, by award-winning playwright Alana Valentine (Parramatta Girls, Head Full of Love) explores the public's relationship with Lindy Chamberlain - one of 20th century Australia's most iconic figures. 
$1.5 Million in Grants to Improve Heritage Buildings’ Energy Efficiency
8 Jun 2018
$1.5 Million in Grants to Improve Heritage Buildings’ Energy Efficiency
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith has announced applications for $1.5 million in grants to make the State’s heritage items more energy efficient open today, Friday, 8 June 2018. 
Closing Soon –  2018 Community Building Partnership Grants
7 Jun 2018
Closing Soon – 2018 Community Building Partnership Grants
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith today reminds community groups to apply for the 2018 Community Building Partnership program. 
Local Artists Exhibit at Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest
7 Jun 2018
Local Artists Exhibit at Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest
Winter is here and it is time to find more indoor activities to nurture our soul during the colder months. 
Penrith Home For NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission
6 Jun 2018
Penrith Home For NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission
Senator for Western Sydney and Minister for Defence Marise Payne today joined Minister for Social Services Dan Tehan in Penrith for the official opening of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quality and Safeguards Commission. 
Winter Wonders For Kids And Their Adults!
5 Jun 2018
Winter Wonders For Kids And Their Adults!
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show and The 78-Storey Treehouse 
NDIS Open House Workshop to be held in Richmond
3 Jun 2018
NDIS Open House Workshop to be held in Richmond
The NDIS Open House Workshop is designed to help people with a disability, as well as their support networks get ready for their First Plan Conversation, understand how to implement their NDIS plan and learn how to prepare for their schedule review. 
Labor to Lower Costs for Car Owners and Give Independent Mechanics a Fair Go
28 May 2018
Labor to Lower Costs for Car Owners and Give Independent Mechanics a Fair Go
Car owners and their local mechanics will be the winners under Labor’s plan to make car manufacturers share their technical information so vehicles can be serviced by any mechanic. 
Mirusia - Angel of Australia at The Joan
28 May 2018
Mirusia - Angel of Australia at The Joan
Australian – Dutch soprano Mirusia, acclaimed as the Angel of Australia, will perform From the Heart for one night only at The Joan. 
Letters to Lindy - At The Joan
27 May 2018
Letters to Lindy - At The Joan
Filled with humour and heartbreak, this stunning work, Letters to Lindy, by award-winning playwright Alana Valentine (Parramatta Girls, Head Full of Love) explores the public's relationship with Lindy Chamberlain - one of 20th century Australia's most iconic figures. 
Melbourne International Comedy Festival - A Laugh a Minute Right Here in Penrith
24 May 2018
Melbourne International Comedy Festival - A Laugh a Minute Right Here in Penrith
Once again the Melbourne International Comedy Festival is prepping to journey around Australia, home-delivering hot and tasty comic treats to audiences near and far, and the sights are set on The Joan, Penrith Tuesday 19 June at 7:30pm. 
Minister for Finance Mathias Cormann Visits Lindsay for Budget Breakfast with Local Businesses in Western Sydney
21 May 2018
Minister for Finance Mathias Cormann Visits Lindsay for Budget Breakfast with Local Businesses in Western Sydney
Minister for Finance, Mathias Cormann joined Senator for Western Sydney and Minister for Defence, Marise Payne in Penrith for a 2018 Budget Breakfast with local small businesses and community stakeholders from the Penrith, Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury regions. 
Reception to Host Vietnam War Veterans
19 May 2018
Reception to Host Vietnam War Veterans
Stuart Ayres MP, Minister for Sport and Minister for Veterans Affairs David Elliott invite Vietnam veterans to apply to attend the 2018 Premier’s Reception at Government House in August. 
Penrith Conservatorium Scholarships Awarded to Seven Outstanding Young Performers
18 May 2018
Penrith Conservatorium Scholarships Awarded to Seven Outstanding Young Performers
The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre announces the recipients of the prestigious Penrith Conservatorium of Music 2018 Scholarships. 
Lights On! It’s Time for Tafe NSW Nepean Students to Shine for Vivid Sydney
17 May 2018
Lights On! It’s Time for Tafe NSW Nepean Students to Shine for Vivid Sydney
As the countdown to the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas, Vivid Sydney begins, TAFE NSW Nepean students are preparing to illuminate The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney with their Light Houses light installations. 
Testing the Bomb. Maralinga and Australian Art
12 May 2018
Testing the Bomb. Maralinga and Australian Art
Winter exhibition opens - 26 May 2018
Black Mist Burnt Country
Testing the Bomb. Maralinga and Australian Art 
2018 Budget Fails the Fairness Test
11 May 2018
2018 Budget Fails the Fairness Test
Federal Member for Macquarie, Susan Templeman, says the 2018 Budget fails the fairness test, with cuts to schools, hospitals, TAFE, the ABC and pensioners. 
The Budget Delivers for the People of Macquarie
11 May 2018
The Budget Delivers for the People of Macquarie
Liberal Senator for Western Sydney, Marise Payne has welcomed the 2018-19 Budget, with its important focus on building a stronger economy, more jobs, guaranteeing essential services and ensuring the government lives within its means. 
WOW Day - Wear Orange Wednesday to Thank SES Volunteers
10 May 2018
WOW Day - Wear Orange Wednesday to Thank SES Volunteers
Wear Orange Wednesday (WOW Day) is your chance to show support for all State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers around Australia. 
Marching to the Beat of Their Drum - the NSW Police Band
8 May 2018
Marching to the Beat of Their Drum - the NSW Police Band
The NSW Police Band returns to The Joan for a morning of fabulous music to entertain and delight you. With multi-award winning vocalist Belinda Adams, the NSW Police Band will take you on a journey through the big Broadway hits, movie themes, orchestral and timeless classics with this repertoire of favourites from Bach, Rossini and Grainger to Bernstein, John Williams and more. 
Curious? Art+ Discovery: Code – Evolution, the Changes to DNA Over Generations
7 May 2018
Curious? Art+ Discovery: Code – Evolution, the Changes to DNA Over Generations
Evolution is a mysterious machine. Based on simple rules, it tunes itself through selection of the fittest, but, rarely can the evolutionary process be observed before our eyes. 
Debut Performance Penrith Youth Orchestra
5 May 2018
Debut Performance Penrith Youth Orchestra
The Penrith Youth Orchestra’s first concert showcases the impressive talents of 44 young musicians performing together with their tutors from the Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) and Penrith Symphony Orchestra (PSO). 
Free Music and Mentoring Program Helps Young People Follow Their Dream
4 May 2018
Free Music and Mentoring Program Helps Young People Follow Their Dream
If writing and recording music is your dream, then an Australian charity is offering young people an opportunity of a lifetime in Penrith over the next school term. 
The Orchid & the Crow -  A Comedy About an Atheist Surviving Cancer
29 Apr 2018
The Orchid & the Crow - A Comedy About an Atheist Surviving Cancer
A comedy about an atheist surviving cancer by finding God in Lance Armstrong – with songs! 
Green Slip Refunds Available Now
29 Apr 2018
Green Slip Refunds Available Now
A large number of motor vehicle owners across NSW have claimed their CTP Green Slip refund, however many people are still to claim the money owed to them. 
Consumers Win with Gift Card Reforms
28 Apr 2018
Consumers Win with Gift Card Reforms
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Western Sydney was joined by Matt Kean, Minister for Innovation & Better Regulation to announce that NSW consumers are now able to enjoy extended expiry dates on gift cards thanks to nation-leading reforms introduced by the NSW Government. 
Swinging 60s Fashion - No Skirt was Too Short or Beehive Too High!
26 Apr 2018
Swinging 60s Fashion - No Skirt was Too Short or Beehive Too High!
The swinging 60s was an era of prosperity and rebellion for the young who developed a new and very different interest in fashion, music and nightclubs. After a decade of cinched waists, full skirts and impeccable hair and makeup, many fashion traditions were broken in an act of rebellion, mirroring the momentous social and political changes of the decade. 
Winter is Coming! Protect Yourself from Flu
24 Apr 2018
Winter is Coming! Protect Yourself from Flu
Last winter over 90,000 people in NSW were struck down by flu making it the worst flu season since the 2009 pandemic. 
Improved Mobile Coverage for Macquarie
23 Apr 2018
Improved Mobile Coverage for Macquarie
Minister for Regional Communications, Senator Bridget McKenzie, and Liberal Senator for Western Sydney, Marise Payne have announced the Coaliton Government is delivering its commitment to improved mobile coverage in the Macquarie electorate through the Priority Locations round of the Coalition Government’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program. 
Ever Wanted to Buy Artwork but Didn’t Know Where to Start?
23 Apr 2018
Ever Wanted to Buy Artwork but Didn’t Know Where to Start?
We all collect something – be it stamps, shoes, cookbooks, cars or memories. Some of us even collect art. Have you ever wanted to buy or collect art but didn’t know where to start? Do you trust your judgement to collect art? 
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