Western Sydney Community Forum partners with major infrastructure company to deliver urgent support for communities

Western Sydney Community Forum is pleased to announce a new partnership with major infrastructure company John Holland to provide support for front line community agencies in areas of community mental health and the provision of devices.

2021-08-25T05:45:48+00:00August 25th, 2021|

Shovels remain in focus – Equity and the 2022 NSW Budget

With the release of the NSW Government Budget for 2021 - 2022, I was interested in the prospect of appropriate support and stability for Western Sydney after the impacts of the bushfires, flooding and the COVID-19 pandemic on local communities. In particular, I was looking for ...

2021-06-24T07:42:50+00:00June 24th, 2021|

Economies thrive when communities do – Equity and the NSW State Budget 2020-21

As I tuned into the NSW Government’s Budget 2020-21 announcement on Tuesday, I couldn’t help but hold a level of anticipation. Amid recent announcements that Australia is facing a recession, I needed to know as I scanned the influx of media announcements – was Western Sydney going to be a ‘winner’ in this year’s budget?

2020-11-19T03:37:01+00:00November 19th, 2020|

One Small Step Towards Reconciliation

Western Sydney Community Forum welcomes a recent Mayoral Minute adopted by Council as a measure towards reconciliation for communities in Western Sydney. Mayor Dr Michelle Byrne of The Hills Shire Council made a significant motion regarding reconciliation in the region. The Mayoral minute was unanimously endorsed by Council where an invitation will be extended to local Aboriginal Elders to meet with Council, and an Acknowledgement to Country will be included in Citizenship Ceremonies and at major community events.

2020-06-25T04:50:14+00:00June 16th, 2020|

R U OK?

Held annually, this national day is committed to starting conversations surrounding mental health, acting as a catalyst for community connection and support. This day advocates for not just a onetime check in to ask “RUOK?” but asks of us to collectively support others regularly each day of the year, especially those who may be struggling with the ups and downs of life.

2019-09-12T04:53:55+00:00September 12th, 2019|

Why you need Affordable Translations

Kamusta! Hola! Marhaba! How many languages are spoken in your local government area, organisation or amongst the people you serve? What steps are you taking to connect with them in their native tongue? Who can help you connect? There is one simple answer, translation services! Western Sydney Community Forum (WSCF) offers quality document translations services to all organisations, charities and businesses ranging from small to large enterprises.

2019-08-09T03:36:08+00:00August 9th, 2019|

How well does the 2019 NSW Budget build beyond bricks?

The 2019 NSW Government Budget was released, promising more advanced and accessible infrastructure, roads and transport for all. The Budget outlines station upgrades, more train services, additional schools, and the building of a new “Mega TAFE” which provides access to modern facilities and more jobs. It also outlines progressing the new Badgerys Creek airport and significant redevelopment of some Western Sydney hospitals.

2019-07-09T03:46:44+00:00July 9th, 2019|

NAIDOC Week 2019

Western Sydney Community Forum (WSCF) pays its respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. WSCF would like to acknowledge the traditional owners of this land on which we work, meet and live by. We pay respects to the elders past, present and future. NAIDOC week is an annual event where we celebrate the rich history, culture and achievements of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

2019-07-02T04:38:29+00:00July 2nd, 2019|