Month: January 2022

You’re invited: Have your say on a place name in Parramatta LGA

THE Geographical Names Board is seeking community feedback on a proposal by Transport for NSW (TfNSW) to name a light rail stop in the suburb of Westmead as Childrens Hospital Light Rail Stop. Acting Chair of the Geographical Names Board Thomas Grinter said the Board was now seeking feedback to gauge community sentiment for the …

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Australia Day Awards: Parramatta honors local citizens

LOCAL community organisations and individuals who have gone above and beyond to support the community have been honored at the City of Parramatta’s 2022 Australia Day Citizen of the Year Awards. Award recipients were announced at a COVID-safe event at Rosehill Gardens, following a special Lord Mayor’s Citizenship Ceremony where a small group of local …

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COVID settings remain: Govt extends restrictions for a month

THE NSW Government will extend current restrictions for another month as the State continues to take a measured response to managing COVID-19 with a focus on a safe return to school and restarting non-urgent elective surgery as soon as possible. Current settings will continue from Thursday, 27 January 2022 until Sunday, 28 February 2022, including: …

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Community first: Lisa Lake is the new Cumberland Mayor

DI BARTOK LISA Lake, elected Mayor of Cumberland last night, looks forward to “taking the community” with her during her 20-month term leading a burgeoning, ethnically-diverse area. The Labor councillor was elected Mayor on January 12 with Kun Huang, also Labor, elected deputy. “As Labor Mayor, you can expect my priorities to be very practical …

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COVID vaccinations for children aged 5-11 commence in Western Sydney

SIX-year-old Beatrix was one of the first children to be vaccinated at The Granville Centre Vaccination Clinic today with COVID-19 vaccinations for children aged 5 to 11 years old commencing across NSW. “My vaccine didn’t hurt! It was quick and easy. To everyone out there, get vaccinated,” the six-year-old said. Beatrix’s mum Carly accompanied her …

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100 million Rapid Anitgen Tests for essential workers, vulnerable

THE first batch of 100 million Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) will be distributed to NSW essential public workers and vulnerable communities from this week to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Premier Dominic Perrottet said the NSW Government will receive 50 million tests from mid-January to February, with a further 50 million tests being sourced …

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Local innovation: Zombie app to build resilience, combat youth anxiety

LAWRENCE MACHADO CHILDREN facing anxiety and stress issues especially due to the long Covid-19 lockdowns in NSW can make the most of a locally-developed app, which is being rolled out in primary schools. The Zombie Thoughts app was developed on the innovative Cogniss no-code platform alongside Riverside Theatre’s Zombie Thoughts stage play written around a …

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