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Australia Day activities
Two girls at Aquatopia holding Australian flags

Fairfield City events for Australia Day

Published on Tuesday, 8th January 2019

Fairfield City residents can enjoy a number of family friendly events on Australia Day.

  • Australia Day Award entries extended

    Australia Day Award entries extended

    Published on Friday, 26th October 2018

    Residents have an extra two weeks to nominate people who give to the community for the 2019 Australia Day Community Awards with Council extending the closing date for entries to 16 November.

  • Image of bales of hay on a dry grass field. Join Prairiewood Leisure Centre in our Fitness for Farmers event with all proceeds going to farmers in need.

    Get fit, have fun and help farmers

    Published on Monday, 3rd September 2018

    The whole family can get fit and have fun together at Prairiewood Leisure Centre while raising much needed funds for our farmers.

  • Social change through creativity grants ceremony

    Council announces Social Change Through Creativity grant winners

    Published on Thursday, 12th July 2018

    Eight local community groups have been each presented with $5000 to assist them in running artistic programs that promote community participation and social inclusion.

  • Adorable animal cat

    Free cat microchipping at Council

    Published on Tuesday, 10th July 2018

    Fairfield City Council is helping to keep local cats safe by offering a free microchipping day for owners.

  • Poker machines

    Statement - Proposed Reforms to Local Impact Assessment scheme

    Published on Tuesday, 6th March 2018

    "Council is pleased the NSW Government has acknowledged Council’s advocacy of the harm caused to the community by electronic gaming machines (EGMs) by capping the number of new EGMs in Fairfield City.

  • Participants at the 2016 Grants Information Workshop.

    Information sessions for community grants

    Published on Tuesday, 30th January 2018

    Fairfield City Council will soon host multiple information sessions and workshops for prospective Social Change through Creativity Grant applicants.

  • ClubGRANTS funding applications will open 1 February 2017.

    2018 ClubGRANTS funding opening soon

    Published on Monday, 29th January 2018

    Community organisations can soon apply for project funding that will address local priorities in the community.

  • Living Cultures Festival celebrates Harmony Day at City Museum & Gallery

    Multicultural Advisory Committee requires new members

    Published on Monday, 4th December 2017

    Fairfield City Council is calling for applications for the next Multicultural Advisory Committee (MAC) before Sunday 21 January 2018.

  • Removing asbestos safely.

    Council calling on NSW Government

    Published on Tuesday, 28th November 2017

    Fairfield City Council is calling on the NSW Government to ban single use plastic bags, remove the waste levy for asbestos disposal and reintroduce a Waste and Sustainability program.

  • Child with disability happy

    Council celebrating inclusion for all

    Published on Tuesday, 21st November 2017

    Fairfield City Council will host two free community events in early December to celebrate International Day of People with Disability.

  • White ribbon walk 2015

    Council stands against domestic violence

    Published on Monday, 20th November 2017

    Fairfield City Council is proud to support a number of community events as part of its annual commitment to 16 Days of Action to Eliminate Violence Against Women and White Ribbon Day.

  • Seniors Concert 2017

    Support for seniors on show

    Published on Thursday, 16th November 2017

    Seniors had a ball at Fairfield City Council’s ever-popular annual Seniors Concert on 16 November, with a day full of music, dancing and entertainment.

  • Family portrait

    Fairfield City celebrates grandparents

    Published on Thursday, 5th October 2017

    Fairfield City Council encourages all grandparents and children to come and enjoy a day of free family fun at Council’s Grandparents Day event on Sunday 29 October.

  • Forum at Parklands Function Centre

    Community forum to discuss City's needs

    Published on Thursday, 24th August 2017

    Fairfield City Council will host a forum in September that outlines the City’s changing demographics, helping organisations better plan for the City’s future needs.

  • All smiles for 2017 ClubGRANTS recipients

    2017 ClubGRANTS recipients announced

    Published on Thursday, 10th August 2017

    The community is set to benefit from a wide range of community programs with more than 100 community organisations receiving a share in $1.8 million through the 2017 ClubGRANTS program.

  • Mayor frank carbone leisure centres trainer fred zhao and the honorable ray williams mp

    Council unveils Disability Inclusion Action Plan

    Published on Monday, 7th August 2017

    Fairfield City Council today unveiled a detailed plan of how Council will ensure the City remains an inclusive and accessible place for everyone.

  • Alex Benetel's winning Capture Fairfield entry

    Discover Local Government Week 2017

    Published on Tuesday, 25th July 2017

    Fairfield City Council staff will hit the road and celebrate NSW Local Government Week 2017 at various mobile office locations across the City next week.

  • Outdoor exercise program Gyms in Parks will return to Bosnjak Park

    Successful outdoor exercise program returns

    Published on Friday, 21st July 2017

    Fairfield City Council’s popular ‘Gyms in Parks’ outdoor exercise program will return in August, utilising gym equipment installed last year at Bosnjak Park.

  • Mayor Carbone visits Community Nursery volunteers on Do Something Day.

    Council thanks volunteers on DoSomething Day

    Published on Wednesday, 19th July 2017

    Fairfield City Council today marks DoSomething Day by acknowledging the combined volunteer efforts of the Fairfield City community.

  • Body image

    Right message for young women

    Published on Friday, 7th July 2017

    Fairfield City Libraries invites young women to attend a motivational workshop on 17 July, led by international author and speaker Marina Passalaris.

  • United Nations flag

    Fairfield City youth to influence United Nations

    Published on Thursday, 6th July 2017

    Fairfield City Council is inviting local youth to a free workshop with Australia’s United Nations Youth Representative Paige Burton.

  • Youth Leadership and Mentoring Day

    Youth Leadership Day inspires students

    Published on Wednesday, 5th July 2017

    High School students from across Fairfield City visited Council last week to help bring out their ‘inner leader’.

  • Fairfield Settlement Action Plan 2017 - 2019 logo

    Refugee settlement plan launched for Fairfield City

    Published on Thursday, 22nd June 2017

    About 18 government and non-government agencies today launched a new action plan to help guide the settlement of refugees in Fairfield City.

  • Disabled parking Dutton Lane

    Have Your Say: Help make Fairfield City more accessible

    Published on Tuesday, 18th April 2017

    Help Council make Fairfield City a more accessible and inclusive place for all.

  • Young girl painting

    Keep kids busy in April school break

    Published on Friday, 24th March 2017

    Parents will be able to keep their children occupied and entertained with one of Fairfield City Council’s many April school holiday programs.

  • Bring It On DJ entertains the crowd during Youth Week.

    Youth Week provides activities for all

    Published on Thursday, 23rd March 2017

    Fairfield City Council will host an array of free activities for the youth community in celebration of National Youth Week, held between 31 March and 9 April.

  • Plenty to do during Seniors Week

    Published on Monday, 6th February 2017

    Fairfield City Council will host a number of events during Seniors Week, between 3 and 12 March 2017.

  • A licensed contractor removes asbestos products from a home in Fairfield City.

    It's National Asbestos Awareness Month

    Published on Wednesday, 23rd November 2016

    Council’s Household Asbestos Removal Program is under way and runs until Friday 2 December 2016.

  • Club grants presentation

    2016 Fairfield ClubGRANTS Information Sessions and Submission Writing Workshops

    Published on Monday, 15th February 2016

    Find out the local priorities for the 2016 ClubGRANTS round, hear what assessors are looking for in successful submissions and learn how to maximise your chances of getting funded.

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