Media Releases

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The Voice Referendum: Resources for people with disability

Participate Australia has developed a suite of video resources to help disseminate information about The Voice referendum to people with disability. PA and SydWest support people with disability to live full lives as members of the community, which includes exercising their right to vote at elections.

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Budget initiatives for western Sydney & CALD communities welcomed, but more help needed to address regional concerns

SydWest Multicultural Services has welcomed the NSW Government 2023-2024 Budget, with its strong focus on western Sydney, and measures that bolster diversity and address cost of living concerns. CEO Elfa Moraitakis said the organisation was pleased to see an allocation of funds for increased affordable and social housing, expanded temporary accommodation to combat rising homelessness […]

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WEXPO 2023 and Cost of Living

SydWest Multicultural Services is pleased to announce that it is a premium sponsor of this year’s WEXPO Blacktown and will be delivering an important Cost of Living Community Leaders Forum on Tuesday 5 September 2023 at Workers Blacktown.

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Take time to say #ThanksforCaring

SydWest Multicultural Services encourages the Western Sydney community to recognise those who care for older Australians and say “thanks for caring” ahead of Aged Care Employee Day (ACED) on Monday 7 August 2023


Refugee Week 2023 – Fighting for Freedom and the future of settlement in Penrith

SydWest Multicultural Services is celebrating Refugee Week 2023 with an important event being held in Penrith on Friday 23 June 2023 from 11am.

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Removal of settlement service accessbility constraints – is it financially viable?

SydWest Multicultural Services welcomes the Government’s decision to remove the 5-year eligibility criteria for migrants and refugees to access settlement services. We also welcome the ease of cost-of-living pressures and the $4bn injection to fully fund frontline workers’ wages for the community sector, who play an integral role supporting some of the most vulnerable and […]

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