Our Past Events

Each year SydWest Multicultural Services joins forces with others to hold major events that help to build community engagement and confidence among our key target groups.

Our Events in 2022: 

Due to COVID-19, all major SydWest events are uncertain at this stage, however we will endeavour to keep this page updated as we confirm events into 2022.

June 2017 – Refugee Week Community Event

June 2017Blacktown Held from 18 to 24 June, 2017, Refugee Week is a chance for all Australians to celebrate the courage and resilience of our refugee community who have made Australia their home. The Blacktown event gives our long term residents the opportunity to connect with some of our newest Australians to increase understandings and […]

Blacktown Community Services Expo

SydWest Multicultural Services in partnership with others proudly hosted the Blacktown Community Services Expo in October 2016. Local community service providers and established community organisations took part in this free community event designed to inform and connect people with their local community.000

September 2017 – Family Fun Day / Father’s Day event

Family Fun Day / Father’s Day eventSeptember 2017 Our annual Family Fun Day is held during the September holidays and is designed to bring together families from across the multicultural community in a fun and informative event for all ages.000

June 2016 – Refugee Week

Thursday 23 June10am to 2pmBowman Hall, Campbell St, Blacktown Join us on Thursday 23 June as we celebrate Refugee Week in Blacktown. Drawing on the diverse stories and talent from our young refugee community, we have teamed up with local schools who have a significant refugee student population to bring a youth focus to the […]

March 2017 – Seniors Week

BlacktownMarch 2017 SydWest Multicultural Services’ many multicultural seniors are invited to celebrate Seniors Week by taking part in a day of cultural celebrations and demonstrations that acknowledge their contribution to our local community.000

March 2017 – International Women’s Day

(Blacktown and Penrith)Wednesday 8 March 2017 International Women’s Day celebrates the positive contribution of women in our community. This year, women from our Mother’s groups, Women’s Support Groups and Multicultural Support Groups will be treated to a day of workshops, entertainment and information stalls as part of International Women’s Day events in Blacktown and Penrith.000

March 2017 – Harmony Day

22 March 2017Bowman Hall, Blacktown Harmony Day is an opportunity to celebrate our incredible diversity, showcase the many stories and contributions from within the community and reinforce our desire for inclusiveness, respect and belonging. Each year SydWest Multicultural Services joins with other organisations to showcase the strong and vibrant multicultural spirit that exists in the […]

International Women's Day

We are pleased to present our International Women’s Day event in 2022 with a spectacular lineup of strong, empowered women: Amani Haydar, writer and artist and author of award-winning The Mother Wound Rhiannon Wright, a proud Dharug woman who belongs to the Burubirangal people. She is the daughter of Leanne Mulgo Watson and the granddaughter […]

Harmony Week

Three different events being delivered by SydWest and partners in the region: Community Story sharing – 22 March https://bit.ly/3IoUnWj Stakeholder Forum – 24 March https://bit.ly/3Hn75n6 Art Competition – entries closing 13 March https://bit.ly/hw2022artwork CLICK HERE for more information on the 2022 Harmony Week program CLICK HERE for more information on the ART COMPETITION closing 13 […]

Refugee Week

Further details due shortly A world of stories to be shared through our events for all Australians to celebrate the contributions that our refugee community make to the Australian society. It is an opportunity for greater understanding and to break down barriers for all Australians.

Refugee Week 2021

20-26 JuneBlacktown, Mt Druitt & PenrithA world of stories to be shared through our events for all Australians to celebrate the contributions that our refugee community make to the Australian society. It is an opportunity for greater understanding and to break down barriers for all Australians.000

Harmony Day 2021

Blacktown Harmony Online Concert – Thursday 18 March 2021 from 4.30pm Real Conversations – Friday 19 March 2021 from 4.30pm https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89483224159 Zoom Meeting ID: 89483224159  

International Women's Day 2021

We are pleased to be presenting our International Women’s Day 2021 event at Lily’s Function Centre in Seven Hills. Our special guests for the evening include: Effie, renowned entertainer presented by award-winning Mary Coustas Clr Sera Yilamz, elected to Fairfield City Council in 2016 and served as the Deputy Mayor in 2018. She is the […]

Seniors Festival 2020

3 MarchBlacktown SydWest Multicultural Services is celebrating NSW Seniors Festival 2020 with a special Bowling, Disco and Lunch event. Trophies for Bowlers/Team with highest scores will be awarded on the day.000

Annual General Meeting 2020

NovemberBlacktown000

Multicultural Christmas Celebration 2020

DecemberBlacktown Each year, SydWest Multicultural Services and Sathya SAI International Organization of Australia and PNG (NSW Region West) hold the annual Multicultural Christmas for our many seniors groups participants, frail aged clients and people living with a disability, who come together each year to celebrate with others.000

Volunteers Recognition 2020

May Blacktown Our annual event is our opportunity to recognise and thank our many volunteers from across the community who provide invaluable support to our programs, services and events each year. Part of National Volunteers Week.000

International Women’s Day and Launch of Greater Western Sydney Multicultural Women’s Network 2018

9 March 2018Blacktown International Women’s Day celebrates the positive contribution of women in our community. This year, entertaining and informative events held in Penrith and Blacktown. In addition, the Greater Western Sydney Multicultural Women’s Network launched at the Blacktown International Women’s Day event.000

Harmony Day in Blacktown City 2018

21 March 2018Blacktown A celebratory day of entertainment, children’s activities, cultural stalls, storytelling, food and more – brings the community together to celebrate and drive harmony in the community.000

December 2017 – Seniors Christmas Party

December 2017Blacktown PCYC The Seniors Christmas Party is held in honour of our seniors groups participants and frail aged clients who come together each year to celebrate with others.000

November 2017 – International Men’s Day

November 2017International Peace Park, Blacktown This community event is open to new arrival men to learn more about the role of men in families and Australian society in a relaxed setting.000

May 2017 – National Volunteers Day

9 May 2017 Blacktown This event is a chance to acknowledge and say thank you to the many volunteers from across the community who provide invaluable support to our programs, services and events each year. 000