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We’ve  just finished 2 days with award winning author and Illustrator Judith Rossell, who took time out of her hectic schedule for our stellar storytelling and illustrating workshop at Penrith Regional Gallery. With perfect weather, a killer exhibition and a wondrous experience in a pop up planetarium, courtesy of Western Sydney University’s Penrith Observatory, imaginations were fired […]

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What Matters? is an annual writing competition run by our friends at the Whitlam Institute. Inspired by Gough Whitlam’s commitment to involving young people in the shaping of Australia’s future, the competition is open every year to NSW, the ACT and Tasmania school students in years 5 to 12. Responding to the simple question ‘what […]

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This March saw Australia’s largest African festival, Africultures, bring the heart of Africa to Wyatt Park in Libcombe. For the eighth year running the Africultures Festival showcased the best of Australian/African communities with stalls representing 42 African nations alongside singers, dancers, writers and poets for a fun day that celebrated the rich African culture in […]