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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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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Local Sporting Club Registrations for 2018

Local Sporting Club Registrations for 2018

This year, the NSW Government is helping kids get active with the new Active Kids program. From 31 January, parents, guardian and carers can apply for a $100 voucher per calendar year for each student enrolled in school.   The rebate is aimed to help reduce the barriers for families wanting to have their children participate in the activities of sport and fitness, by helping with the cost of wanting to be a part of a sporting community.   With that in mind, here is a selection of various local sporting clubs who are commencing their...

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Chinese New Year Celebrations- The Year of the Dog.

Chinese New Year Celebrations- The Year of the Dog.

IT’S one of the most colourful events in the calendar, when people take to the streets both in China and across the globe. Unlike our festivities, which always take place at midnight between December 31 and January 1, Chinese New Year is a movable celebration – and it all kicks off in mid-February. This year, Chinese New Year falls on February 16. 2018 will be the Year of the Dog. According to the Asian astrology, your year of birth – and the animal this represents – determines a lot about your personality traits....

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Celebrate Australia Day!

Celebrate Australia Day!

We have found a great range of local events and ideas for you to enjoy this Australia Day on Friday 26 January. Australia Day Pool Party! Tune in to Bondi Beach Radio DJs spinning the sounds of summer and splash out on fun with free rides, kids’ activities and a free sausage sizzle. $1 entry fee per person will be donated to Father Chris Riley’s Youth off the Streets. Located at Max Parker Leisure and Aquatic Centre, Marco Avenue, Revesby from 10am to 4pm. Get involved in a Clean Up Australia Event It is easy for communities,...

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Splendour in the ‘Stache 2017 Movember Music Festival

Splendour in the ‘Stache 2017 Movember Music Festival

To raise important funds for men’s health, a fantastic local team are running Splendour in the ‘Stache, a music festival as part of Movember. Held at Revesby Community Hall from 11am on November 25th, the event will feature live music, BBQ, trivia, bingo and $5000 in raffle prizes. Movember Foundation is a charity focused on tackling some of the biggest health issues faced by men including prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health and suicide prevention. The foundation has a goal that by 2030, the Movember Foundation will reduce...

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