Media releases

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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.


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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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.

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More than 400 people gather for a joint celebration of Harmony Day and Seniors Week

More than 400 people gathered together for a fun celebration in a joint Harmony Day and Seniors Week event this week, organised by SydWest.