Upcoming Events

Seniors Wellbeing & Safety Seminar

This event if for our senior community members living in Canterbury-Bankstown. The seminar is an opportunity to find out more about how to ensure a healthy wellbeing and stay safe in your home and in the community.

Topics will include:
• Home and fire safety;
• Seniors’ rights and the law;
• Fraud and crime prevention;
• Finances and the law;
• Elder abuse;
• Healthy living and nutrition;
• Staying socially active; and
• An interactive Stay Standing workshop.

Click here to register online or call 9789 9594. Registrations close Monday 17 June.

Please distribute amongst your networks.

Kind Regards

Gambling Harm in Fairfield: Starting the Conversation

Join us at this important forum to discuss:

• The scale of harm gambling causes in Fairfield, where $1.3 million a day is lost through poker machines
• Who is impacted and how, and what that looks like when it happens to a person and their family
• Pathways for action and services for immediate responses, particularly for communities from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

Key Note Speaker Rev. Tim Costello

From the Alliance for Gambling Reform, campaigning for law reform to prevent harm from poker machine gambling and one of Australia’s most respected community leaders and sought-after voice on social justice, leadership and ethics.

Facilitator Steve Cannane

Walkley award winning journalist who has covered stories from petrol sniffing to the independence struggle in Catalonia, and most recently, broke a story about Woolworths allegedly giving poker machine gamblers free drinks in the pokie lounges of their hotels.

Thursday 4 April 2019
9:00am - 2:30pm
Fairfield Youth & Community Centre
55 Vine Street, Fairfield

Register to attend at: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/gambling-harm-in-fairfield-starting-the-conversation-tickets-56947492483?mc_cid=70e948ba5a&mc_eid=e5a6fcf2c1

NSW Trustee and Guardian Planning Ahead Days

The NSW Trustee and Guardian will be holding Planning Ahead Days at the following venues where community members can come to make a personalised appointment to discuss their circumstances and make documents on the day for them:

23 April, 28 May or 18 June @ HJ Daley Library in Campbelltown

7 May or 4 June @ Service NSW Centre in Gregory Hills

24 April @ Liverpool Community Centre, 14B Mill Road
27 May @ Liverpool Pipe Band Hall, 131 Memorial Ave
26 June @ Hilda M Davis Centre, 185 Bigge St

To make an appointment to attend at any one of these contact NSWTAG in Parramatta on 8688 6090

Wellness Day for Seniors - 2019 Seniors Week event

wellness Day for Seniors flier and information Stall Form


Dear all

The City of Canterbury Bankstown celebrates the 2019 NSW Seniors Festival.

The festival will run from Wednesday 13 February to Sunday 24 February 2019 right across NSW.

Canterbury Bankstown Seniors are invited to take part in this year’s Festival, which will include –

• A Seniors concert
• Bus trips to Bowral
• Health and wellbeing activities
• Tea, dance and fiesta at the Arts Centre
• Library talks and workshops
• Guided walking tour of Sylvan Grove Native Garden
• Meals on Wheels volunteers’ concert

Please note, for the Bus Trips to Bowral and the Seniors Concert seniors will be able to purchase tickets from Council’s Customer Service Centres in Bankstown (8.30am) and Campsie (9.00am) from 22 January until 7 February.

For more information, call our Community Services Team on 9789 9594, or visit cb.city/seniorsfestival

I have attached the program and flyers to some of our activities.

Would you please promote it amongst your networks? Thank you!

My apologies for cross promotion.

Kind regards

Save the Date - Thursday 21 February 2019 - Wellness Day for Seniors

to celebrate Seniors Week 2019