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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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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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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