Self Defence Workshop for Women

Dates & TimesSelf Defence Workshop for Women

Sunday 27 July 2014 | 12.30 PM
Sunday 27 July 2014 | 3.30 PM
Venue: Canterbury Aquatic & Fitness Centre

A Self Defence Workshop will be led by Penny Gulliver, a highly experienced instructor of self defence.

Learn some practical defence strategies in a relaxed and supportive environment. The workshop will include defence against bag snatching, being grabbed from the front, behind and blocking punches.

The workshop will be held at Canterbury Aquatic Centre on Sunday, 27 July, from 12.30pm to 3.30pm.


Call 9789 9303 for further details.


Contact Name: Canterbury Aquatic Centre
Telephone: 9789 9303


Canterbury Aquatic and Fitness Center
Philips Avenue Canterbury NSW 2193

Connections Drop-In

Dates & Times

Thursday 24 July 2014 | 6.00 PM
Thursday 24 July 2014 | 7.00 PM
Venue: Campsie Library

Join us on Thursday 24 July from 6pm-7pm and ask us questions about the world of eBooks and eMagazines.

Improve your catalogue searching skills, explore new technologies or discover the library’s online collections.

Campsie Library, 14-28 Amy Street, Campsie 2194. For more information please call 9789 9423. Just drop in!


Free community event


Contact Name: Campsie Library
Telephone: 9789 9423


Campsie Library
14-28 Amy St Campsie NSW 2194

Tree-mendous Wolli

Wolli PossumDates & Times

Sunday 20 July 2014 | 10.00 AM
Sunday 20 July 2014 | 1.30 PM

Tree-mendous Wolli

In the lead up to National Tree Day, take an easy 10 minute walk through the threatened Wolli Valley:

  • be surprised and inspired by music, artists and bush regenerators at work
  • place an image along the track
  • learn about the local plants
  • BYO favourite poem about nature or a protest about bushland destruction and hang it up

Join the Wolli Creek Preservation Society at Illoura Reserve for light refreshments, more music and art, information stalls about the West Connex and alternatives and activities kids.

See the map on the attached flyer for locations and walk starting points.

Tree-mendous-Wolli-A4-flyer.pdf(PDF, 960KB)

For more information, contact the Wolli Creek Preservation Society on or 0431 914 553

Cost: Free


Contact Name: Wolli Creek Preservation Society
Telephone: 0431 914 553


Illoura Reserve
Johnson St Earlwood NSW 2206

Greek Community Language Selection Meeting

Dates & Times

Wednesday 16 July 2014 | 11.00 AM
Wednesday 16 July 2014 | 1.00 PM
Venue: Earlwood Library


Free Community Event


Contact Name: Wendy or Billy
Telephone: 9789 9399


Earlwood Library
Cnr Homer and William Sts Earlwood NSW 2206

Bankstown have your say -Draft Community Safety and Crime Prevention Plan 2014 – 2017

Draft Community Safety and Crime Prevention Plan 2014 – 2017

The Draft Bankstown Community Safety and Crime Prevention Plan 2014 – 2017 is now on public exhibition until Friday 25 July 2014. The plan outlines Council’s provision of support and resources for community safety education and crime prevention initiatives.

The seven key priorities identified in the plan include:

  1. Addressing Perceptions of Crime and Safety;
  2. Domestic Violence;
  3. Motor Vehicle Theft & Steal From Motor Vehicle;
  4. Sexual Offences & Harassment, threatening behaviour and private nuisance;
  5. Fraud;
  6. Youth Crime Prevention; and
  7. Community Safety Initiatives.

To view the Draft Plan click here

If you would like to comment on the draft plan, you will need to make a written submission by:

Submissions close Friday 25 July 2014. For any enquires please contact Council’s Community Safety and Crime Prevention Officer on 9707 9471

Under the sea FREE Holiday Kids Club

Inviting all kids from Kinder to Year 6 to …  logo

Tues 8th – Fri 11th July, 2014
9:00am – 12:30pm

Condell Park Bible Church
29 Lancelot St, Condell Park, NSW 2200

There’s adventure down there and excitement to share in the world that’s Under the Sea!
Daily activities include games, crafts, skits, singing and a Bible lesson. Morning tea is provided.
Space is limited, so BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL!

To register for the event, click the link below, complete the form and submit it.

If you use a desktop-based email application, the submission email should be automatically created for you to send.

If you use web-based email, you will need to manually send the form to You may need save a copy of the form by printing to PDF, or printing and scanning a copy.

Either way, you should receive a confirmation email within 24 hours.

Open 2014 Registration Form

If you would like to register by phone, or would like more information,

contact Glenn & Erin Matthews on 9790 5953 or 0414 906 291.

View Slideshows of Previous Holiday Kids Clubs

Bob Carr speaks about his new book at Campsie Library

Dates & Times

Wednesday 2 July 2014 | 6.30 PM
Wednesday 2 July 2014 | 8.00 PM

Bob Carr was the longest serving NSW Premier. He was recalled to service as Australian Foreign Minister in 2012.

During his time as foreign minister, Mr Carr kept a detailed diary of his experiences, travelling the world on behalf of Australian interests and meeting some of the world’s most powerful people.

He tells his story for us at Campsie Library.

All author proceeds will be donated to Interplast Australia and  New Zealand.




Contact Name: City of Canterbury Library
Telephone: 9789 9423


14-28 Amy Street Campsie NSW 2194