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Bulldogs return to PNG VIDEO

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

A number of Canterbury staff & staff and players from the Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs recently visited Kavieng in Papau New Guinea as part of a ‘Bulldogs in the Community’ program. Click here  to read more and view the gallery or watch the daily highlights below… Day 1 Day 2 Day 3

Toy Library a Big Hit with the Kids

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Toys are of great benefit to the development and socialisation of any growing child but every parent knows how expensive it can be to provide new toys for their children. For many parents living in the Canterbury area, it is a financial burden to be constantly replacing toys as their children quickly outgrow or tire

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Bulldogs return to Papua New Guinea

Monday, 21 October 2013

Local school children in Papua New Guinea were recently treated to a visit from the Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs as part of their ‘Bulldogs in the Community’ program. Bulldogs representatives included recently retired winger Steve Turner, and NRL players Mitch Brown and Tim Browne. A number of up and coming stars like Lachlan Burr, Harlan Alaalotoa

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Job-seeking tough for migrants

Sunday, 13 October 2013

For culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) migrants, many of them are unknowingly sabotaging themselves by not fully understanding the Australian market. Lack of local experience and proper job application skills such as writing professional resumes and cover letters are just some of the hurdles faced by these migrants. Metro Migrant Resource Centre (MRC) has just

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St Basil’s Shed in the Lane

Monday, 30 September 2013

A new Men’s Shed in Lakemba has proven to be a big hit with the senior’s community of Canterbury. Opened in 2012 with the financial help of Canterbury League Club, St Basil’s Men’s Shed is geared towards people of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds. Men’s Shed such as this as well as the Canterbury

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A day out for the Inner Western Circle

Friday, 27 September 2013

Members and their carers of the Inner Western Circle (IWC) were treated to a day of fun entertainment and lunch at Canterbury. IWC is an organisation that provides leisure activities, gentle exercise and advocacy for persons with intellectual disabilities and their carers. The morning started off with a meeting followed by performances led by instructor,

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WILD ABOUT REPTILES

Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Over 100 excited kids descended to the Paragon room this morning to see and touch the live reptiles from the fun and interactive Walkabout Reptile Show. ‘Patch’ the blotched Blue Tongue Lizard and ‘Spot’ the Children’s Python proved to be crowd favourites among the other frogs, snakes and even the small salt water crocodile on

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$2,000 Online Registration competition winner

Tuesday, 24 September 2013

Congratulations to Luciane Bin for winning Canterbury League Club’s Online Registration competition. Her lucky membership number was drawn randomly out of a pool of 407 members who signed up to take part in the competition that ran from the end of May till August 2013. Luciane was presented a cheque for $2,000 by our Chairman,

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2013 Father’s Day competition winner

Friday, 20 September 2013

Brian Warren was just having a meal at Canterbury when he decided to enter the club’s Father’s Day competition. Little did he realise he would eventually receive a phone call letting him know he was the prize winner of a signed 2013 Bulldogs jersey and a Bulldogs fridge full of James Squire beer. “My son

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Keeping men busy in the Shed

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Elderly socially isolated men are four times more likely to commit suicide than their female counterparts. It is a chilling statistic but no less true according to study compiled by the Central Sydney Area Health Service. Canterbury City Community Centre is working to turn around that figure with their Men’s Shed program which has been

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