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School Holidays - Something for the Kids!
30 Mar 2017
School Holidays - Something for the Kids!
School holidays are here again – and for most, there will be a love hate relationship with parents happy to not be rushing out the door or struggling with the school run yet dreading those two words ‘I’m bored’ as their cherubs spend two weeks out of school. 
Virtual Launch of New National Facebook Page for Missing Persons
28 Mar 2017
Virtual Launch of New National Facebook Page for Missing Persons
The launch yesterday of the first National Missing Persons Facebook page will increase search efforts for those missing and boost support networks for those left behind. 
Southlands Breakthrough Award Recipients
27 Mar 2017
Southlands Breakthrough Award Recipients
Opera, theatre and a textile installation
Recipients of inaugural Southlands Breakthrough Award
 
Cheaper Green Slips in 2017
26 Mar 2017
Cheaper Green Slips in 2017
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith welcomes the news that NSW motorists are set to benefit from a fairer and more affordable CTP Green Slip Scheme under a proposal announced recently by the NSW Government. 
Funding Boost for Penrith Rugby Club
25 Mar 2017
Funding Boost for Penrith Rugby Club
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith joined Ellen Smallacombe and Julian Huxley to announce $5,000 in NSW Government funding for Penrith Rugby Club as part of the Local Sport Grant Program. 
Foster Carers Needed Now
25 Mar 2017
Foster Carers Needed Now
Stuart Ayres MP visited Wesley Dalmar Penrith and joined Wesley Mission staff and volunteers to raise awareness for the need for foster carers right across NSW. 
Can You Help to Make Our Streets Safer?
24 Mar 2017
Can You Help to Make Our Streets Safer?
The NSW Police Force have set up a CCTV Register which has been established to record the location of CCTV installations across NSW. 
Applications Now Open for NAIDOC Week Grants
21 Mar 2017
Applications Now Open for NAIDOC Week Grants
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith encourages grassroots organisations to hold local events during NAIDOC Week 2017 and apply for a share of the $200,000 in grants to help celebrate the history, culture and accomplishments of Aboriginal people. 
Black Birds - A Look at Life Through the Lens of Hair!
16 Mar 2017
Black Birds - A Look at Life Through the Lens of Hair!
Black Birds, billed by the Sydney Morning Herald as one of the hottest 20 stage shows this year, is the latest production from The Q at The Joan. 
Master Class with Amanda Penrose- Hart
16 Mar 2017
Master Class with Amanda Penrose- Hart
Join artist Amanda Penrose- Hart 8 April for a masterclass in painting that will take you outside the studio, into the local environment to investigate and interpret suburban life.

 
Autumn Adventures - Something for Everyone at The Joan and Penrith Regional Gallery
12 Mar 2017
Autumn Adventures - Something for Everyone at The Joan and Penrith Regional Gallery
Autumn is here; the heat leaves the day and the nights start to get darker earlier, the time when all work and no play are a recipe for a regretful Autumn. Now is the perfect time to go on an entertainment journey - participating, watching, ruminating on and talking about great works of art, whether you've caught them at the Penrith Regional Gallery or the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre. Our Autumn calendar is brimming with so many events that getting to the must-sees alone could be a full-time job. 
Penrith Talks Innovation Series
11 Mar 2017
Penrith Talks Innovation Series
Join us for an evening with thought-leaders at the forefront of science, mathematics, health and education. 
For a Lazy Sunday Afternoon - a Music Festival Program not to be Missed!
10 Mar 2017
For a Lazy Sunday Afternoon - a Music Festival Program not to be Missed!
The Joan has stepped it up again this year, bringing you some of Australia’s most acclaimed jazz and world music artists in its 2017 Sunday Sessions. Put it in your diary and book your tickets now so you make the time to take time out for yourself! 
Disaster Assistance for Bushfire Affected Communities in New South Wales
9 Mar 2017
Disaster Assistance for Bushfire Affected Communities in New South Wales
Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and New South Wales Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant yesterday announced disaster assistance in response to the Penrith bushfire from 13 November 2016. 
Stuart Ayres International Women's Day Breakfast
8 Mar 2017
Stuart Ayres International Women's Day Breakfast
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith together with the Penrith RSL Club hosted a breakfast to recognise and celebrate International Women’s Day which is held each year on March 8. 
2017 Penrith Local Woman of the Year
8 Mar 2017
2017 Penrith Local Woman of the Year
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith today announced Linda Kemp as the 2017 Penrith Local Woman of the Year. 
Gilbert & Sullivan  -  HMS Morning Melodies at The Joan
6 Mar 2017
Gilbert & Sullivan - HMS Morning Melodies at The Joan
Come aboard the HMS Morning Melodies at The Joan on Wednesday 22 March at 11am for a rollicking concert of Gilbert & Sullivan’s devilish patter songs, jolly duets, a mega-finale and all the romance and mayhem of The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, HMS Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Gondoliers and eight other glorious operettas. 
Cattle to Continue as part of Emu Plains Future
5 Mar 2017
Cattle to Continue as part of Emu Plains Future
Cows are coming to Emu Plains Correctional Centre with 100 beef cattle due to arrive in the middle of this year as part of the Corrective Services Industries’ Paddock to Plate programs. 
$48 Million Investment in Protecting State’s Paramedics
4 Mar 2017
$48 Million Investment in Protecting State’s Paramedics
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith joined Superintendent Ross Chivers at Penrith Ambulance Station to announce that the NSW Government will spend $48 million to provide an enhanced insurance scheme with a minimum of five years’ income protection for on duty claims, and a specialised health program for NSW Ambulance paramedics. 
New Health Trend Exercises Your Vocal Chords
3 Mar 2017
New Health Trend Exercises Your Vocal Chords
We all know that activities such as yoga, meditation, running and playing a team sport are good for your mind and body, but did you know joining a choir also benefits your health? 
Nepean Football Association Celebrates Female Football Week
2 Mar 2017
Nepean Football Association Celebrates Female Football Week
The Nepean Football Association are pleased to announce that they will be following up their succesful Female Football Week Expo on Saturday 4th Feb with some additional Female Football Week celebrations in the FFA Female Football Week window. 
Penrith Station’s Centre Piece Lifted into Place
1 Mar 2017
Penrith Station’s Centre Piece Lifted into Place
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith announced the new-look and fully accessible Penrith Station is starting to take shape after the giant canopy was lifted into place over the concourse while track work took place over the weekend (23-26 February). 
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