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Historic gold medal for indigenous figure skater

Historic gold medal for indigenous figure skater

Harley Windsor and his partner Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya have created history overnight in Tallinn, Estonia by becoming the first Australian figure skaters to win a gold medal at an ISU Junior Grand Prix. Coming from a surprise third after the short program and with well-credentialed Russians teams ahead and behind the Sydney-based pair, Harley and Katia […]

Uber partners up to TripGo

Uber partners up to TripGo

With 1 in 10 Uber trips in Sydney already starting or ending within 200 metres of a medium frequency public transport hub,  Uber will be partnering with TripGo to help more Sydneysiders use ridesharing to complement and extend the reach of public transport. In an Australian first, TripGo users will be given access to real […]

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$20,000 towards refurbishment for Burwood women’s and girls’ refuge

$20,000 towards refurbishment for Burwood women’s and girls’ refuge

Federal Member for Reid, Craig Laundy MP has announced a $20,000 grant for the Women’s and Girls’ Emergency Centre in Burwood. The funding will be used for much needed repairs and improving child safe areas at the centre, which is used as a shelter for women and families escaping domestic violence. Mr Laundy said the […]

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Laundy scores a ‘welcome’ from Labor Mayor for Wangal Park promise

Laundy scores a ‘welcome’ from Labor Mayor for Wangal Park promise

Burwood Mayor, Cr John Faker has congratulated Federal Member, Mr Craig Laundy on his re-election and welcomed the Local Member’s commitment to providing $1 million funding to Wangal Park in Croydon. “I would like to congratulate Mr Laundy on his re-election to Reid,” says Burwood Mayor, Cr John Faker. Mayor Faker also welcomed Mr Laundy’s […]

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Communities for Communities Enchanted Ball

Communities for Communities Enchanted Ball

Communities for Communities, a Canada Bay based charity that has raised well over $2million, is hosting its annual Charity Fundraising Ball on Friday,12 August with the theme, An Enchanted Evening at Le Montage in Lilyfield. As a not-for-profit, volunteer-run charity, C4C is encouraging  the community to come along, enjoy the night and contribute to a […]

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Keith steps into Presidential role for second year

Keith steps into Presidential role for second year

Rotary, Rotaract members and friends recently welcomed Keith Weeding for the second year as the Burwood Rotary’s President for 2016/17. “On initially joining Burwood Rotary 25 years ago I never envisaged that I would be President of the club let alone stepping up as President for a second year,” Keith said on the night. Anna […]

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Burwood businesses win big at awards

Burwood businesses win big at  awards

Burwood solidified its position as one of the premier destinations for shopping in the Inner West, with 8 local businesses picking up awards at this year’s Inner West Local Business Awards. The Awards, which were held on Wednesday 29 June, celebrates the achievements and commitment to service exhibited by business owners in the Inner West […]

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$1million promised for Wangal Park

$1million promised for Wangal Park

The Member for Reid, Craig Laundy, has today announced that a re-elected Turnbull Government will provide $1 million in funding for substantial improvements to Wangal Park in Croydon. The recently completed wetland ponds of Wangal Park serve as a much-needed habitat for local flora and fauna, with the Park spanning 4.2 hectares of dedicated greenspace. […]

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Audrey of the Outback

Audrey of the Outback

The Eaton Gorge Theatre Company and EMU Productions will present a timeless Australian tale of growing up – a story i based on the adventures of a 9-year-old girl Audrey Barlow who lives in the outback in 1930s Australia.  There’s a lot of change occurring in the outside world as Audrey wonders about the really […]

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Homebush Diva up for Dame Joan Sutherland Award

Homebush Diva up for Dame Joan Sutherland Award

Homebush soprano Zoe  Drummond is one of just seven finalists who will vie for the prestigious Dame Joan Sutherland Award (DSJA) at a glittering event to be held in Noosa in July. Zoe is the current recipient of the Dame Nellie Melba Scholarship and Patrick & Vivian Gordon Award with the Melba Opera Trust. In […]

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