Anzac Day from Padstow to Picnic Point

Anzac Day from Padstow to Picnic Point

ANZAC Day is the solemn day of remembrance of those Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who fought and died at Gallipoli in 1915. It is also a day of remembrance for all soldiers who died while fighting for their country.   Did you know? ANZAC Day’s motto is ‘Lest We Forget’ is a phrase uttered after the reading of the Ode of Remembrance, a poem called ‘For the Fallen’, written by Laurence Binyon in 1914 in England. The main verse of the poem, the fourth and middle verse, is quoted at ANZAC Day ceremonies, and other...

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A checklist for keeping your home maintained throughout the year

A checklist for keeping your home maintained throughout the year

Want to stay on top of things this year? Domain.com.au reveals what maintenance you should do throughout the year, starting with what to do right now.   To do now: Exterior repairs: It isn’t too late to make a few improvements to the exterior of your home, but don’t tackle anything too big. Take the time to make minor deck repairs or paint your fence, just make sure you give it a good clean and light sand first. Plan your year: The end of summer is a good time to plan any home improvements you want to complete throughout the year. Get...

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Is it time to downsize? What to look for so it’s right for you.

Is it time to downsize? What to look for so it’s right for you.

Source: realestate.com.au There comes a time in many people’s lives when you start to weigh up how big your home really needs to be.   There’s empty rooms left, right and centre, the garden suddenly seems enormous and your knees creak every time you climb those stairs. You really just don’t have the same needs as you used to.   It might be time to downsize. But how can you be sure to choose the best property for you?   If you’re a senior, stick with single-level. Remember those knees? It’s only going to get harder to...

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Are you in the million-dollar club?

Are you in the million-dollar club?

Padstow, Panania and Revesby are among more than a dozen new suburbs that have joined the ranks of Sydney’s million-dollar club. In the six months to September 2017, 14 new suburbs now have a median house price above $1million.   While entry to the million dollar club has been the norm across inner and middle-ring suburbs for some time, it’s only now that suburbs further out from the CBD are gaining entry.   The increase of suburbs to the once-exclusive million dollar club shows there is still a lot of energy in the mid-price...

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National Youth Week

National Youth Week

National Youth Week is an annual event celebrating young people across Australia. Youth Wee​k in NSW aims to acknowledge and celebrate the positive contributions made by young people in our community. The Youth Week theme for 2018 is ‘Unity through Diversity’. The Canterbury-​Bankstown City council celebrates it by inviting our youth to take part in a range of different activities and events. In 2018, Youth Week takes place from 13 April to 22 April, and our City has plenty to offer. This year’s events include: 3v3 Basketball...

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