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Scouts NSW/ACT Youth Development Award
21 Oct 2018
Scouts NSW/ACT Youth Development Award
The Scouts NSW/ACT Youth Development Award recognises young people who assist in the development of others. They provide inspiration, role modelling, teaching, mentoring and confidence. Nominations close in 2 weeks and we don’t want you to miss out! 
Lights, Camera, Action! Tropfest Opens 2019 Submissions
18 Oct 2018
Lights, Camera, Action! Tropfest Opens 2019 Submissions
The world’s largest short film festival, Tropfest Australia, supported by foundation partner CGU Insurance is encouraging submissions from amateurs and pros alike. Filmmakers with a burning passion for storytelling are invited to enter their films, with submissions opening 17 October 2018. 
The European Outdoor Film Tour Has Arrived!
13 Oct 2018
The European Outdoor Film Tour Has Arrived!
Adventure is waiting.

Starting this October, E.O.F.T. is screening around the world with the most inspiring and thrilling adventure films of the year. 
Cutest Tasmanian Devil Joeys Ever!
11 Oct 2018
Cutest Tasmanian Devil Joeys Ever!
Fall in love with these adorable Tasmanian Devil Joeys who are being cared for by an Angel. 
Grants Funding Open to Local Groups
5 Oct 2018
Grants Funding Open to Local Groups
Community organisations looking to build new or upgrade current facilities are encouraged to apply for funding from the NSW Government’s Infrastructure Grants program. 
Auburn Redyard Brings the Spice
4 Oct 2018
Auburn Redyard Brings the Spice
To celebrate the completion of the highly anticipated facelift of Auburn Redyard, the complex is set to sizzle 20 – 21 October, introducing a food truck carnival to its carpark and launching the International Films at Reading Cinemas Auburn program. 
Plants with Bite!
3 Oct 2018
Plants with Bite!
Plants with Bite! is a freaky, creepy & leafy horticulture display at The Calyx in the Royal Botanic Garden. 
Save the Date: Blue Mountains Arts Trail, November 2018
1 Oct 2018
Save the Date: Blue Mountains Arts Trail, November 2018
The Upper Mountains Art Trail starts from Hazelbrook through to Mount Victoria on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th November 2018.

For our valued day and weekend trippers! 
Middle-aged Mum Makes Sydney Fringe Comedy Debut
27 Sep 2018
Middle-aged Mum Makes Sydney Fringe Comedy Debut
She may be too old to be described as “fresh” or “new blood”, but up-and-coming 44-year-old Canberra comedian Chris Ryan is topping off a huge year of comedy with her first solo show at the Sydney Fringe Festival Comedy, Grey Matter. 
Five Fabulous New Year’s Eve Events at The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney and Domain
26 Sep 2018
Five Fabulous New Year’s Eve Events at The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney and Domain
Ring in the New Year with family and friends at one of Australia’s most iconic harbourside vantage points for New Year’s Eve. Tickets are now on sale for the five NYE events taking place in the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney and Domain. 
Local Schools Prepare for Remembrance Day with Mail-out
26 Sep 2018
Local Schools Prepare for Remembrance Day with Mail-out
Liberal Senator for Western Sydney, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, is pleased to announce that schools will soon be receiving their annual educational kits in preparation for Remembrance Day, this year marking the centenary of the First World War Armistice. 
Enova Community Energy Expanding Across NSW
25 Sep 2018
Enova Community Energy Expanding Across NSW
NSW households and businesses will soon be able to join the community-led renewable energy revolution with Australia’s first community owned energy retailer, Enova Community Energy, looking to expand across the state.
 
Christian Women Leaders United in Historic Visit to Canberra Advocating for Global Concerns
23 Sep 2018
Christian Women Leaders United in Historic Visit to Canberra Advocating for Global Concerns
Women leaders from across the denominations of Australia’s churches and Christian organisations have come together for an historic visit to Canberra. In addition to advocating for policies of justice and care for the world’s poor, the cohort will meet with Senior Ministers and Members of Parliament from both political parties, including some women MPs, to thank them for their public service and to encourage them to lead Australia in continuing its commitment to creating a just world. 
Be Prepared: Get Ready Weekend 2018
20 Sep 2018
Be Prepared: Get Ready Weekend 2018
The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) is inviting people to get involved in Get Ready Weekend and come along to a local event to meet their local firefighters. 
NDIS Calculator Counts the Cost of Disability Support
20 Sep 2018
NDIS Calculator Counts the Cost of Disability Support
With more than 460,000 people expected to receive a disability support package from the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) by 2020, the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network (NBMPHN) has developed an online calculator to help people understand the costs of support services that someone may be eligible for under the NDIS. 
First Artists Announced for the 2019 Blue Mountains Music Festival!
15 Sep 2018
First Artists Announced for the 2019 Blue Mountains Music Festival!
The 24th annual Blue Mountains Music Festival of Folk Roots and Blues (BMMF) returns to scenic Katoomba on March 15, 16 and 17 in 2019, with an incredible line-up of local and international artists. 
Lee Kernaghan Announces Final 2018 Dates on his Massive 25th Anniversary Boys from the Bush Tour
14 Sep 2018
Lee Kernaghan Announces Final 2018 Dates on his Massive 25th Anniversary Boys from the Bush Tour
With a string of dates in November and December, Lee brings to a close an incredible almost two-years celebrating his seminal outback club album. 
Bhoomi Restaurant – The Newest Indian Offering from the Restauranteurs Behind Jewel on The Bay and The Spice Room
7 Sep 2018
Bhoomi Restaurant – The Newest Indian Offering from the Restauranteurs Behind Jewel on The Bay and The Spice Room
The latest dining destination to open its doors in Glebe is ‘Bhoomi', a contemporary Indian restaurant paying homage to Mother Earth. 
Adorable Monkey Finds the Cutest Way to Get a Head in Life
6 Sep 2018
Adorable Monkey Finds the Cutest Way to Get a Head in Life
An adorable Common Marmoset named 'Miguel' from Symbio Wildlife Park has discovered that the best way to get ahead in life is by getting on a head. 
Why You Need to Switch to the NBN
4 Sep 2018
Why You Need to Switch to the NBN
The National Broadband Network (NBN) has prompted national conversations over the last few years, and much of the time the view has been negative. It was heralded as a revolutionary high-speed Internet service before being labelled as a political disaster and repurposed to use much of the existing phone network. This backflip, combined with lots of technical jargon like hybrid fibre-coaxial, CVC and POIs, has left many Aussies feeling confused and frustrated. 
40km/h Around Stopped Emergency Vehicles
1 Sep 2018
40km/h Around Stopped Emergency Vehicles
From 1 September 2018, a new road rule will commence to improve the safety of emergency workers when they are stopped on the road. 
Phoenix Collective - Concert #3 'Heart & Soul' feat. Dr Garcia [QLD] on Guitar
29 Aug 2018
Phoenix Collective - Concert #3 'Heart & Soul' feat. Dr Garcia [QLD] on Guitar
Concerts that excite and inspire. Phoenix Collective showcases classical music with a uniquely Australian edge and is proud to present: ‘Heart & Soul’ music for guitar and violin. 
Symbio's Red Panda Cubs are Growing Up
28 Aug 2018
Symbio's Red Panda Cubs are Growing Up
Watching these Red Panda cubs grow up is simply magical, so staff at Symbio Wildlife Park have sorted through hours of footage taken of their adorable cubs to create the most magical montage of them growing up that you are ever likely to see. 
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