Upcoming Events

You're invited to celebrate early childhood education and care for children seeking asylum

Since 2014 the Sydney Alliance has been campaigning for a more welcoming city for people seeking asylum. On behalf of the Alliance, we would like in invite you to celebrate one practical but important further step towards welcome: early childhood education and care for families seeking asylum.

This celebration will acknowledge and thank all those who have played a role in this work, including Mayor Khal Asfour and the City of Canterbury Bankstown, and leaders from across our organisations. We invite you to join us, to hear inspiring firsthand stories about the impact of this initiative, and to find out how you can ensure that more families seeking asylum can heal, rebuild and contribute through access to early childhood education and care.

  • WHEN: Wednesday 23 October, From 6pm – 8pm (formal proceedings commence at 6:30pm)
  • WHERE: Settlement Services International, Little Saigon Plaza, Level 2, 462 Chapel Road, Bankstown.

Find oout more and to register go to: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/celebrating-early-childhood-education-for-children-seeking-asylum-in-canterbury-bankstown-tickets-66260160925

South West Community Transport 32nd Annual General Meeting

SWCT's 32nd Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 25th September 2019, at 2pm, at their premises at 10 Cary Grove, Minto.

If you wish to attend, please RSVP by 20th September 2019. To RSVP you can call us on 9603 2106 or email us at [email protected]

Feel the Beat - Inclusive Music Festival for Young People

The Disability Trust in partnership with Campbelltown Council is presenting Feel the Beat - an inclusive music festival for young people with a disability.
Justice Crew are headlining both the 12-17 and 18-25 year old sessions with a range of music to suit a variety of tastes. Please see attached flyer for more details.

Aug 18th 2019
Tickets are only $10 each

Feel the beat accessible and inclusive music festival

Campbelltown City Council in conjunction with The Disability Trust is excited to announce Feel the Beat 2019, Sunday 18th August 2019
Feel the Beat is an accessible and inclusive music festival catering to youth living with disability, who may otherwise find it difficult to access and enjoy a music festival style event.

The amazing Justice Crew will headline both sessions, bringing their high energy dance and music routines to The Cube Campbelltown.
Other acts include Ironic Circus, Chris Sebastian, Rudely Interrupted, Under Wraps, Ash n Bodo. There is a mix of Indie, Pop, Rock and high energy music to appeal to a wide audience and the line-up varies slightly across the two sessions.

Tickets are $10 and now on sale via the link below

This inclusive event will have
- Accessible toilets
- Volume Control
- No strobe lighting
- Ground floor accessible venue
- Quiet sensory zone
- Break out area for activities, with less noise
- Noise cancelling headphones

Invitation to 2019 Disability Inclusion Action Plan Showcase

Fairfield City Council Invitation to showcase DIAP's achievements

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