Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Sixty-nine long service awards were given out at the recent Canterbury League Club Staff Service Awards. These awards recognises Canterbury employees who have provided the Club with 5, 10, 15, 20, 35 or 40 years of service. Three of the longest serving Canterbury employees recognised on the night were Christine Mitchell, Eva Silvestri and Bridget

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Playground brings joy to children with autism

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

All children love to play but for children with autism, a normal playground might be fraught with uncertainties. McCallums Hill Public School is one school within the local area that doesn’t need to worry about that issue anymore – a $12,500 donation from Canterbury League Club has helped purchase a new playground for children in

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Dressing for success in the workforce

Wednesday, 6 November 2013

Finding a job is not as easy as it seems especially for women who are unprepared to face the Australian job market. The Career Support Programme, run by Dress for Success Inc, assists disadvantaged women in need as they try to enter or re-enter the workforce. “The type of client that attends can have a

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Kitchen Mamas cooking up a storm

Wednesday, 30 October 2013

A shared culture and a passion for cooking are just some ingredients that have banded together migrant women to form Kitchen Mamas. Founded in December 2012, Kitchen Mamas is a social enterprise run by migrant Asian women that offers local catering services to businesses around the Canterbury area. Since their inception, Kitchen Mamas have provided

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Golfing for a Good Cause

Monday, 28 October 2013

A show of support from the community and local businesses saw more than $30,000 raised at the Torch Charity Golf Day. The day saw 112 golfers tee off from the Georges River Golf Course. Ex-Bulldogs players Andrew Ryan, Luke Patten and Brad Morrin were there on the day as the team representing Canterbury League Club.

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Mission to feed the homeless

Friday, 25 October 2013

A hot meal and warm clothes – basic necessities we may take for granted but for more than 25,000 homeless people around NSW it is neither an option nor a guarantee. New group Maronites on a Mission (MOM) from St Charbel’s Church in Punchbowl is changing that with their outreach program to feed the poor

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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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