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Join us to acknowledge and celebrate the importance of family to the refugee settlement journey

During Refugee Week, SydWest will host a community event in Blacktown featuring a short film and thought-provoking panel discussion to acknowledge and celebrate successful refugee settlement in Western Sydney.

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Engineering students empower Western Sydney communities to solve local challenges

A new partnership between SydWest Multicultural Services and RMIT University will see humanitarian engineering students working with our culturally diverse community to solve local issues, using local resources.

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SydWest recognises selfless volunteers during Volunteer Week

Each year SydWest has the hard task of awarding a volunteer of the year as part of our annual Volunteer Recognition celebrations.

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SydWest meets Zimbabwe delegation to discuss youth engagement programs

SydWest this week hosted a delegation from Zimbabwe including the Zimbabwean Ambassador to Australia, a senior MP and business leaders to showcase our successful programs for youth. The visit was organised by Member for Blacktown Stephen Bali MP.

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Budget measures welcome but more can be done

SydWest welcomes several measures announced in last night’s Federal Budget that provide assistance across settlement, aged care, the NDIS and cost of living.

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SydWest welcomes civics grant from NSW Government

Twenty-five community representatives from the Blacktown area have travelled to the nation’s capital to view democracy in action under a new civics education program for emerging migrant and refugee leaders and those preparing to become Australian citizens.