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Archive - May 2018

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. 
UBUNTU: The African Children’s Choir High School Graduate Tour
16 May 2018
UBUNTU: The African Children’s Choir High School Graduate Tour
Since 2013 concerts in the Blue Mountains by children and young adults from this organisation have raised tens of thousands of dollars to educate extremely poor children from primary school to university in Uganda and Kenya. 
Testing the Bomb. Maralinga and Australian Art
12 May 2018
Testing the Bomb. Maralinga and Australian Art
Winter exhibition opens - 26 May 2018
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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. 
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