Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Region. Express train services

Train customers in Western Sydney will benefit from 10 new peak hour express services that started this week. The new 10 services weeks are in addition to the 20 new services added in October.

Liverpool. Research showcase

The Ingham Institute for Medical research will partner with Sydney South West Local Health District for this year's 7th Annual Research and Teaching Showcase event. An important event on the health calendar, this year's event is scheduled for Friday, November 30, 2012, at the Thomas and Rachel Moore Education Centre, Liverpool Hospital.

Liverpool. Research facility opened

Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, yesterday officially opened the $50 million state-of-the-art Ingham Institute of Medical Rresearch, in the Liverpool medical precinct. The institute currently houses 200 scientists with up to 100 to come. The insdtitute is the only such facilitiy in South-West Sydney.

Penrith. Ruth wins top award

Ruth Goldsmith, Penrith City Council’s group manager, leadership, has received one of this year’s six Australian Awards for Public Service Excellence, from the Australia-New Zealand School of Governance (ANZSOG) Institute for Governance “This prestigious award recognises Ruth’s contribution to the understanding and measurement of ‘public value’ in local government across Australia. Public value provides a simple framework that public sector organisations can use to implement excellence and efficiency measures. This concept supports community engagement, and strategic planning and reporting,” said Mayor, Mark Davies.