MEDIA & ARTICLES

Generations Western Sydney Music Fellowship 23/24
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Are you an early-career or emerging music artist living in western Sydney?
APPLY NOW for the Generations Fellowship.
The Generations is a fellowship program in partnership with Create NSW, Powerhouse Museum, Blacktown Arts and Vyva Entertainment to support Western Sydney contemporary musicians and their development within the NSW music industry.

Key information

  • Status: Open
  • Grant amount: Each of the successful 3 applicants will receive $25,000 in financial support, mentoring and studio space for 6 months in Blacktown through Blacktown Arts
  • Application opened: 31 January 2024
  • Application closes: 4 March 2024, 5:00 pm
OPPORTUNITY ALERT! Calling all Western Sydney Contemporary artists 📣 The search is on to find three talented contemporary musicians who will take their musical careers to new heights through the six-month 2024 Generations – Western Sydney Music (Early Career) Fellowship residencies. Each Fellow will be provided with $25,000 in financial support, in-kind support with studio space in Blacktown, and industry mentoring and networking facilitated by Vyva Entertainment for the duration of each residency.
AFFORDABLE FUN – Return to Nature 🌳🌼🌞

JANUARY 2024- This month we have an article featured in the Hawkesbury District Independent Magazine about returning to nature for affordable family fun. As a bonus, being in nature has proven therapeutic benefits for us all, so get out there and enjoy 👏

Find our article on page 17 of the January issue or read it here.

 

CONGRATULATIONS FOUAD 

Urban Taskforce’s 2023 Property Person of the Year- Fouad Deiri OAM

Fouad has been a Blacktown local, and did his apprenticeship with Bill McNamara, another local legend that supports community and donated the building for our youth centre many years ago. Deicorp has been supporting the work of NWCS for a few years and this support has enabled us to provide critical support and programs to our local community. We thank Fouad for his continued support of NWCS and congratulate him on a well deserved award!

READ MORE HERE

We’re thrilled to share that our very own Dr. Kim joined us for our Spring Fair in South Maroota! 🌺
Check out the wonderful piece that’s been published into the Hawkesbury Community News!

Read more at https://hillstohawkesbury.com.au/south-maroota-spring-fair/

Sustainable living in Blacktown City

Get involved and help build a more resilient sustainable city. 

Our friends at Blacktown City Council have a range of exciting sustainability initiatives and programs. Check out the information & resources for residents including:

  • Events and Workshops
  • Sustainable Living Blacktown monthly newsletter
  •  Community gardens, bushcare
  • Sustainable schools network
  • Cool Streets in Blacktown
  • More canopy, more cooling

Read more here