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Archive - June 2018

Applications for Water Safety Grants Open
30 Jun 2018
Applications for Water Safety Grants Open
Stuart Ayres MP, Minister for Sport is encouraging local organisations with water safety initiatives to apply for state government funding to help prevent drowning deaths in the community. 
Support for the Q Theatre’s Long Table
29 Jun 2018
Support for the Q Theatre’s Long Table
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith visited Penrith Performing & Visual Arts joining Nick Atkins, Director, New Work and Emele Ugavule, Associate Producer to announce funding support of $48,074 towards the Long Table. 
Nominations Now Open for NSW Grandparent of the Year
28 Jun 2018
Nominations Now Open for NSW Grandparent of the Year
Local residents are encouraged to celebrate the grandparents and older people in their lives ahead of Grandparents Day this October, by nominating them for an award or getting involved in local events in the community. 
Can You Go Plastic Free This July?
25 Jun 2018
Can You Go Plastic Free This July?
Plastic Free July - by making some simple changes, we can make a difference. 
Support for Local Project to Tackle Youth Unemployment
21 Jun 2018
Support for Local Project to Tackle Youth Unemployment
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith on Monday announced that Wentworth Community Housing of Penrith had progressed to the second stage of a $10 million NSW Government funding program to help tackle youth unemployment in the region. 
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. 
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