19.1.2022 – Dr Catherine Keenan

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Dr Catherine Keenan AM, Executive Director and Co-Founder of The Story Factory joined Darryn to discuss why she co-founded The Story Factory, what it aims to achieve and how it helps to make sure that “Writing is agency”. If reading is access, then writing is agency.

12.1.2022 – Tim Matthews

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Television Presenter, Voiceover Artist and Actor Tim Matthews speaks with Jim and Darryn about his career and his latest casting in the The Silver Tunnel presented by the Bill Crews Foundation.

22.12.2021 – Mark Halford

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Mark Halford, Owner Macey Ptd Ltd, an owner/operator of many Hills McDonald’s stores speaks with Jim and Darryn about how he and his personal & business families have supported the local Hills community both with Christmas in The Hills and Ronald McDonald House Charities both locally in Westmead and further afield.

22.12.2021 – Atul Kumar

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Atul Kumar, Managing Director Signature Group of Companies, Signature Projects, joined Jim and Darryn to share the great news of Signature Group being able to donate $100,000 to local charities as well as their sponsorship of Christmas In The Hills. In 2021, Signature Group were able support: RuffTrack Community Foundation North Western Sydney The Lisa […]

Unpacking vaping in schools: a community consultation project

What is involved if you choose to take part? Your school’s involvement in this study is voluntary, and if you choose not to participate this will not impact on your relationship with the PERU team.  If you choose to take part, we will require the school to send an email and Participant Information Sheet, which […]

Collective Leisure – Sportability Club

In Celebration of ‘International Day of People with Disability’ last Friday we launched of the Collective Leisure Sportability Club. The club will deliver multi-sport and well-being activities for children and young people with a disability aged between 5 to 18 years of age. This includes people with a learning disability, physical or sensory impairments. A […]

8.12.2021 – Richard Scenna

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Richard Scenna, Founding Director, YourLink speaks with Jim and Darryn about the problem of giving devices at Christmas and talks through ways of proving education for those learning to use new devices.

8.12.2021 – Craig McMaster

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Craig McMaster, Director, Riverside Theatres Parramatta talks with Jim and Darryn about his journey in the entertainment industry which has led him to be the new Director at Riverside Theatres. Craig shares the passion of ‘Shared Joy’ that he hopes can shine through Riverside Theatre in 2022. Spotlight joins Craig in thanking outgoing Riverside Theatre […]

Reopening of Westmead Palliative Care ward must not be delayed any longer

Earlier this year in October 2021, the Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) Chief Executive, Mr Graeme Loy, was reported to announce in a staff meeting that the Westmead Hospital dedicated stand-alone Palliative Care ward would reopen. This was after a ministerial review was called after a long campaign of advocacy led by Dr Philip […]

24.11.2021 – Andrew McIver

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Andrew McIver, Director, Positive Vibes Foundation shares with Jim and Darryn all about what Positive Vibe Foundation does in the The Hills community. Listen to hear of all the great programs. Please give of either financially or your volunteer time.