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Archive - July 2016

Richmond Players The 39 Steps
31 Jul 2016
Richmond Players The 39 Steps
Does your life lack a little adventure or mystery. Could you use a good laugh? Then when Richmond Players take the stage to perform The 39 Steps in August you will be swept up into an amazing fast paced whodunit for everyone in the family. 
The NSW Companion Animals Register is Going “Self-Serve”
31 Jul 2016
The NSW Companion Animals Register is Going “Self-Serve”
The Pet Registry is managed by the NSW government Office of Local Government and is a state-wide register of microchip numbers to identify cats and dogs. 
Templeman Declared as Member for Macquarie
30 Jul 2016
Templeman Declared as Member for Macquarie
Susan Templeman has been formally declared the new Member for Macquarie by the Australian Electoral Commission. 
DonateLife Week: 31 July - 7 August 2016
29 Jul 2016
DonateLife Week: 31 July - 7 August 2016
Help end the wait for those in need of a life-saving transplant. This DonateLife Week (31 July - 7 August) Australians will be urged to join the Australian Organ Donor Register online to help end the wait for those in need of a life-saving transplant. 
Fiona Joy & The Blue Dream Ensemble At The Joan
28 Jul 2016
Fiona Joy & The Blue Dream Ensemble At The Joan
The Joan invites you to step into the magical world of Fiona Joy and the Blue Dream Ensemble on 28 August at 3pm. Described by ABC Music Australia as “Pure genius”, Fiona Joy’s evocative solo piano and ethereal vocals cross contemporary, classical and jazz genres with influences from world music and new age mysticism. A prolific composer, she crafts music that evokes images, emotions and stories. 
The Wharf Revue 2016 Back to Bite You
21 Jul 2016
The Wharf Revue 2016 Back to Bite You
It’ll bring tears to your eyes.

What better way to deal with the aftermath of a truly bamboozling Federal Election campaign than to announce the return of The Wharf Revue to the Joan! That’s right- they’re back, as razor sharp and hilarious as ever – and Western Sydney audiences have first dibs on all the fun.
 
Heading Home - Ending Homelessness Here!
20 Jul 2016
Heading Home - Ending Homelessness Here!
Wentworth Community Housing, Platform Youth Services, Mission Australia together with Mercy Foundation are launching an exciting new project called Ending Homelessness in Nepean!, the Heading Home campaign. 
Help foster kids achieve their dreams this National Pyjama Day Friday 22 July
20 Jul 2016
Help foster kids achieve their dreams this National Pyjama Day Friday 22 July
THE Pyjama Foundation is urging Australians to help foster kids achieve their dreams by supporting National Pyjama Day on Friday 22 July. 
Smart Marketing Workshop - Google Analytics - This Wednesday Night!
19 Jul 2016
Smart Marketing Workshop - Google Analytics - This Wednesday Night!
The Hills Shire Council in partnership with The Western Sydney Business Centre are running a small business education program called the Smart Series. 
Penrith Council Receives $50,000 State Grant for Clean-Up and Prevention Program
18 Jul 2016
Penrith Council Receives $50,000 State Grant for Clean-Up and Prevention Program
Stuart Ayres, Member for Penrith announced today that Penrith City Council will receive a $50,000 NSW Government grant to help combat illegal dumping. 
Top of The 60's Pops - Morning Melodies at The Joan
16 Jul 2016
Top of The 60's Pops - Morning Melodies at The Joan
Three talented musicians will deliver songs from the musical revolution of the swinging 60's with all the buzz that made live shows so special back in the day. 
Louise Markus MP, Final Statement As Federal Member For Macquarie
14 Jul 2016
Louise Markus MP, Final Statement As Federal Member For Macquarie
Over the past 12 years it has been an absolute privilege and honour to have represented and served the people in the electorates of both Greenway and Macquarie.
It has been an incredible journey and there are many people I wish to thank for their support along the way. 
National Diabetes Week 10 - 16 July 2016
12 Jul 2016
National Diabetes Week 10 - 16 July 2016
Amputations – 4,400 reasons to take diabetes seriously
More than 4,400 diabetes-related amputations are performed at Australian hospitals every year, most are preventable, and these contribute to the increasing cost of diabetes complications which threatens the long-term viability of Australia’s health system. 
$30,000 Grant to Combat Litter in Penrith
8 Jul 2016
$30,000 Grant to Combat Litter in Penrith
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith announced that Penrith City Council (PCC) will receive a $30,000.00 NSW Government grant to tackle litter in Penrith. 
Closing Soon - Community Building Partnership Grants
7 Jul 2016
Closing Soon - Community Building Partnership Grants
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith reminds community groups to apply for the 2016 Community Building Partnership program. 
Council Questions Possible Hawkesbury Boundary Change
6 Jul 2016
Council Questions Possible Hawkesbury Boundary Change
Blue Mountains City Council was surprised to find itself mentioned in a report released last week by the Office of Local Government on the proposed amalgamation between Hawkesbury City Council and the Hills Shire. 
Muru Mittigar Awarded $25,000 To Boost Women's Economic Security And Leadership
5 Jul 2016
Muru Mittigar Awarded $25,000 To Boost Women's Economic Security And Leadership
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith yesterday announced a $25,000 grant to Muru Mittigar for their Turning Point program. Stuart Ayres said funding will be provided under the NSW Government’s Investing in Women program to support incarcerated Aboriginal women through Muru Mittigars Community Finance Hub. 
More FluTracking Are Needed In Throughout NSW
2 Jul 2016
More FluTracking Are Needed In Throughout NSW
FluTracking is an online health surveillance system to detect epidemics of influenza. They are looking for people who live in Australia and have easy access to email on a weekly basis. It doesn't matter if you are vaccinated or not. The University of Newcastle FluTracking Survey Team need more people to better track flu in our area. 
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