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Archive - April 2018

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? 
Indian Motorcycle Helps Fight the Black Dog
20 Apr 2018
Indian Motorcycle Helps Fight the Black Dog
Indian Motorcycle are right behind Black Dog Ride! For the second consecutive year, Indian Motorcycle generously donated an Indian Scout Bobber valued at $19,995 as an online registration incentive for Black Dog Ride’s iconic annual 1 Dayer suicide prevention ride. 
Local Members Gather Community Feedback on National Disability Insurance Scheme Implementation
19 Apr 2018
Local Members Gather Community Feedback on National Disability Insurance Scheme Implementation
Nearly 100 people have taken part in local forums to identify the issues with the implementation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). 
Josephine Wants to Dance - at The Joan
15 Apr 2018
Josephine Wants to Dance - at The Joan
Live theatre for all your swirling, twirling, pirouetting young dancers! 
Turnbull Government Delivers Funding for Investigation of Emergency Escape Access Route
14 Apr 2018
Turnbull Government Delivers Funding for Investigation of Emergency Escape Access Route
Liberal Senator for Western Sydney, Marise Payne has announced the delivery of $100,000 in funding for the investigation and design of an emergency access escape route from the Upper Blue Mountains and areas of the Hawkesbury. 
Curious? Art and Discovery at The Joan
14 Apr 2018
Curious? Art and Discovery at The Joan
Immerse yourself in curiosity - the instinct to question, to think, to explore - as local artists and scientists transform The Joan’s atrium foyer into an energetic, innovative, social space where art and science collide to challenge what we already know, inspiring us to look for answers. 
Solar Funding Available for Community Groups in Macquarie
13 Apr 2018
Solar Funding Available for Community Groups in Macquarie
Community groups in Macquarie are invited to apply for funding under the Australian Government’s Solar Communities Program to install rooftop solar photovoltaic, solar hot water and solar-connected battery systems that will not only help reduce their electricity costs, but also reduce demand on the electricity grid. 
Susan Templeman Gets Her Socks Off
11 Apr 2018
Susan Templeman Gets Her Socks Off
Member for Macquarie Susan Templeman has called on people with diabetes in the Blue Mountains to “Get Your Socks Off”. 
Funding Available for Disability Advocacy Groups
9 Apr 2018
Funding Available for Disability Advocacy Groups
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith, welcomed Premier Gladys Berejiklian’s announcement that up to $26 million is available for disability advocacy services until 2020. 
Autumn Exhibition Suite - tactile - A Sensory Experience – Waiting to be Touched
8 Apr 2018
Autumn Exhibition Suite - tactile - A Sensory Experience – Waiting to be Touched
Enter a sensory world. Reach out and gently, carefully, delicately, make contact: this is a world of sense and sensory satisfaction. For tactile, the gallery rules have been suspended. The audience is invited to interact and touch. 
Planning Progresses on Mulgoa Road Castlereagh Road Upgrade
7 Apr 2018
Planning Progresses on Mulgoa Road Castlereagh Road Upgrade
Community feedback to the Mulgoa Road Castlereagh Corridor upgrade has resulted in design improvements now available to view online. 
Turnbull Government Delivers Funding for Hawkesbury Showground Roads Upgrade
6 Apr 2018
Turnbull Government Delivers Funding for Hawkesbury Showground Roads Upgrade
Liberal Senator for Western Sydney, Marise Payne visited Hawkesbury Showground at Clarendon this week to view the completion of internal road and drainage upgrades. 
Q Theatre Young Artist Call-out! - Originate
6 Apr 2018
Q Theatre Young Artist Call-out! - Originate
Q Theatre is holding auditions for young artists aged between 18 and 26 to take part in the 2018 Originate performance project. 
Classrooms Upgraded at Norwest Christian College
1 Apr 2018
Classrooms Upgraded at Norwest Christian College
Students and staff at Norwest Christian College in Western Sydney will have full use of a newly refurbished primary school precinct thanks to funding from the Turnbull Government. 
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