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Archive - October 2016

Christmas at the Theatre…
31 Oct 2016
Christmas at the Theatre…
“Play On!” is being performed by the Richmond Players this November at their theatre restaurant. “Play On!” is the hilarious story of a theatre group trying desperately to put on a play called “Murder Most Foul” in spite of maddening interference from a haughty authoress who keeps revising the script. 
Coalition to Ease Pressure on Private Health Insurance Premiums in Macquarie
27 Oct 2016
Coalition to Ease Pressure on Private Health Insurance Premiums in Macquarie
The Turnbull Government will reduce the cost of thousands of medical devices ranging from pacemakers and lenses to knees and hips by half-a-billion dollars to take pressure off private health insurance premiums for Australians. 
Jobs Boom for a Strong Western Sydney Economy
25 Oct 2016
Jobs Boom for a Strong Western Sydney Economy
The Australian and New South Wales governments have committed to a generational deal to deliver almost 100,000 jobs, more housing and better transport for outer Western Sydney in the first City Deal for New South Wales – the nation’s largest ever planning and investment partnership. 
Gravity Geeks
 Art, Science & Ideas Symposium
25 Oct 2016
Gravity Geeks
 Art, Science & Ideas Symposium
Penrith Regional Gallery together with education partner Western Sydney University present Gravity Geeks Art + Science + Ideas Symposium at the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre on Saturday 5 November. 
Help Keep Kids Safe this National Kidsafe Day, Tuesday 25 October 2016
24 Oct 2016
Help Keep Kids Safe this National Kidsafe Day, Tuesday 25 October 2016
One Small Step in Learning, One Giant Leap for Road Safety!

As part of national Children’s Week (23 October – 29 October) and to celebrate National Kidsafe Day we are seeking community support to help educate parents, carers, and children about safety on and around our roads. 
Expressions of Interest Now Open for The Premier’s Anzac Memorial Scholarship
20 Oct 2016
Expressions of Interest Now Open for The Premier’s Anzac Memorial Scholarship
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith today joined NSW Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, David Elliott to launch the 2017 Premier’s Anzac Memorial Scholarship. 
Heading Home - Ending Homelessness Here!
19 Oct 2016
Heading Home - Ending Homelessness Here!
Heading Home is a project led by Wentworth Community Housing, Platform Youth Service and Mission Australia (Penrith). They aim to end homelessness in the Penrith, Hawkesbury and Blue Mountains areas, and are calling on all community members to help! Volunteers – They Need You! 
Science, Art and Ethics Clash in this Cross-Disciplinary Performance- Frankenstein at The Joan
19 Oct 2016
Science, Art and Ethics Clash in this Cross-Disciplinary Performance- Frankenstein at The Joan
My candle was nearly burnt out, when, by the glimmer of the half-extinguished light, I saw the dull yellow eye of the creature open.
 
Blue Mountains City Council Calls for Western Sydney Action Against Badgery's Creek Airport EIS
18 Oct 2016
Blue Mountains City Council Calls for Western Sydney Action Against Badgery's Creek Airport EIS
Blue Mountains City Council shared its damning review of the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a Western Sydney Airport at Badgery’s Creek with the local community at a public meeting on Saturday 15 October. 
Penrith the New Home of Elite Female Rowing Facility
13 Oct 2016
Penrith the New Home of Elite Female Rowing Facility
Minister for Sport and Member for Penrith, Stuart Ayres today announced a brand new Rowing Australia Women’s National Training Centre will be based on the Nepean River in Penrith. 
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
12 Oct 2016
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October, Australia’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, provides an opportunity for us all to focus on breast cancer and its impact on those affected by the disease in our community. 
School Zones Back In Force From Today!
10 Oct 2016
School Zones Back In Force From Today!
Motorists are reminded that the 40 km per hour school zones will be back in force from Monday, as students return from school holidays. 
Building Better Incubators to Support Local Start-Ups
8 Oct 2016
Building Better Incubators to Support Local Start-Ups
Existing and new business incubators can now apply for grants from the Turnbull Government to help local start-ups access advice, capital and gain valuable connections. 
Coalition Delivers Funding to Blue Mountains City Council Under the National Stronger Regions Fund
7 Oct 2016
Coalition Delivers Funding to Blue Mountains City Council Under the National Stronger Regions Fund
An upgrade to Glenbrook Visitor Information Centre and Glenbrook Park in the Blue Mountains will become a reality after funding was awarded to Blue Mountains City Council under Round 3 of the Federal Coalition Government’s National Stronger Regions Fund. 
Public Submissions Invited on New Temporary Parent Visa
7 Oct 2016
Public Submissions Invited on New Temporary Parent Visa
The Turnbull Coalition Government yesterday confirmed it will implement it's election commitment to introduce a new temporary sponsored parent visa. The new temporary sponsored parent visa will allow Australians to sponsor their parents to stay in Australia for up to five years. 
Apply Now for a Local Sport Grant
5 Oct 2016
Apply Now for a Local Sport Grant
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith encourages local sporting clubs to apply for the NSW Government’s Local Sport Grant Program to get more locals involved in sport and recreation activities. 
New Free App Makes Reporting Issues to Council a Breeze!
2 Oct 2016
New Free App Makes Reporting Issues to Council a Breeze!
Snap Send Solve is a free app for your iPhone or Android device that lets you report issues and provide feedback to your local council in under 30 seconds anywhere, Australia wide. 
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