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Toongabbie Music Club has two night time and one day time sessions per month. Night time sessions are 2nd and 4th Fridays starting at 7.30pm.  These are held at Northmead Scout Hall, 19 Whitehaven Rd, Northmead.  You'll need a ride as there is no public transport. 

The day time session, which is called Wisefolk, is at Toongabblie Bowling Club and its on the last Wednesday of each month. Time to be confirmed.

UPDATE:  September Wisefolk is being held a early and will be on tomorrow 19 September at 11.00 am. 


Inner West Meet Your Neighbour networking event is on Wednesday 31 October 2018 at the Leichardt Town Hall.  Registration is essential:

 This event is for individuals and organisations with an interest in mental health and wellbeing. 




 The NDCO program is looking for participants with disability from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to take part in a film project. There are 2 important aspects in this film project:

1. Sharing of successes and barriers in achieving education and employment goals.
2. The opportunity to learn film making and storytelling.

 This project is supported by Settlement Services International, Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association, Advance Diversity Services and Why Documentaries. The aim is to showcase the successes and inspirational stories from culturally and linguistically diverse community members, so that others within those communities can apply the same techniques to success and reduce the barriers to education and employment.

 Come along to a morning tea on Thursday 13 September from 10:30am – 12:00pm at Level 2, 462 Chapel Road, Bankstown to find out more!

the project is open to applicants from across NSW.

 To RSVP your attendance visit: 
For more information visit:…/



Sailability Dobroyd sails from Rodd Point, every second Sunday from September to May.

We cater for people with disabilities and their families and have a friendly and caring atmosphere We operate in a safe environment and sail in specially designed, stable and unsinkable Hansa dinghies.

Sailors don’t need to move about the boat once on board.

 We can be found at the Dobroyd Aquatic Club, Rodd Point (via Henley Marine Drive), Five Dock.

People of all ages and abilities are welcome at Sailability Dobroyd.

You are encouraged to sail to the best of your ability, or you can just relax and enjoy the ride.

We are wheelchair accessible, with hoists and safety slings available.


Come along and see us!



Mental Health Consumer and Carer Consultation

South Western Sydney Primary Health Network (SWSPHN) is currently undertaking a Needs Assessment to determine current and emerging psychosocial support needs in the region. This information will be used to develop new psychosocial support services for the South Western Sydney community.


We invite Mental Health Consumers and Carers  to attend the upcoming meeting. We want to hear your experience and greatly value your input and knowledge!

When: Wednesday 12 September 10am - 12 noon

Where: SWSPHN - Level 3, 1 Bolger St Campbelltown

RSVP: 7 September to

Light refreshments will be provided and all  attendees will be paid $80 for their time.

 Teleconference is available upon request.  If you have any questions please  contact Rachel.


 SENSES (WA) receives funding to create an Information  hub for people with deafblindness

With the $475,000 funding received, Senses Australia will establish and implement a National Deafblind Information Hub over the next two years that will be available online.   To read the whole story, click on this link:



Do you live in the city of Canterbury Bankstown? 

Do you have children?

Do you care for children and/or young people? 

Do you provide services to children and/or young people?  

Canterbury Bankstown Council is currently conducting a survey and are seeking your opinions.  Go to this link



Canterbury Bankstown & South West Sydney Active Ageing Expo

If you are over 50 you might be interested in attending this FREE EVENT

When:  Thursday 29 November

Time: 10am - 2pm

Where:  The Grand Ballroom Bankstown Sports Club, 8 Greenfield Parade BANKSTOWN



Hunter Deafblind Group launched two locally made videos on Thursday August 9, 2018. 

View them here


12th Annual Parramatta Pride Picnic

will be held on Sunday October 28 from 11.00am to 5.00pm at the River Foreshore Reserve.  There will be roving entertainment, performances, kids activities, food vendors and a licenced bar.

Email parramattapride17@gmail if you require more information.