Billie Sankovic in New Planner: Social Infrastructure and Services are just as vital to Liveability

"Social infrastructure & services are just as vital to liveability" To create liveable communities, multiple interdependent and related factors need to be considered, prioritised and financed. The Greater Sydney Commission’s (GSC) draft long term plan for growing Sydney on behalf of the NSW Government, Towards Our Greater Sydney 2056, provides an impressive vision that prioritises the significance of central and western Sydney in creating a global metropolis. The recently released GSC draft District Plans draw on this emerging vision to operationalise and bring this aspiration to reality through a focus on creating a liveable, productive and sustainable city.

2018-04-17T02:09:45+00:00April 16th, 2018|

Western Sydney City Deals Commit to the Future of Western Sydney

A number of commitments are encapsulated within the Western Sydney City Deals which look towards a more connected city, a commitment towards 200,000 new jobs and the support for education and training for those jobs, support for local character, wellbeing and belonging, housing packages and a built-in monitoring and evaluation mechanism.

2018-04-17T02:21:05+00:00March 27th, 2018|

Blacktown Energy Initiative Grant Applications Closes Soon

Western Sydney Community Forum (WSCF) in partnership with Office of Environment & Heritage (OEH) are investing up to $50,000 in the implementation of a project or projects to kick start the Blacktown Energy Initiative (BEI).

BEI aims to increase energy and resource efficiency in the Blacktown and surrounding areas through developing a shared local vision and

2016-12-15T04:10:19+00:00November 14th, 2016|

Blacktown Energy Initiative Funding Now Open

Western Sydney Community Forum (WSCF) in partnership with Office of Environment & Heritage (OEH) are investing up to $50,000 in the implementation of a project or projects to kick start the Blacktown Energy Initiative (BEI).

BEI aims to increase energy and resource efficiency in the Blacktown and surrounding areas through developing a shared local vision and

2016-12-15T04:11:11+00:00October 31st, 2016|

Blacktown leads the way in local saving initiatives: Energy, Money and the Environment

On Friday 5 August 2016, Western Sydney Community Forum (WSCF), brought together market leaders from Businesses, Community Organisations and Government at the Blacktown Energy Initiative (BEI).
BEI created a networking opportunity to bridge the gap between Businesses and Community Organisations, as well as enabling and encouraging the formation of inter-organisational partnerships. Ultimately, the BEI has begun

2016-12-15T04:11:20+00:00September 6th, 2016|