Dress up for Harmony Day

Pakenham Primary School celebrated different cultures by holding a multicultural performance afternoon and dress up day on Wednesday. “The school community was so excited to celebrate Harmony Day by promoting culture and belonging,” school leadership and office assistant Roxy Sheehy said. “All students and staff were so excited to learn a little bit more about […]

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Communities unite for Harmony Day

The community came together to experience rich cultures in celebration of Harmony Day at the Living and Learning Centre in Pakenham on Thursday. Music School of Hope founder sasha Rechichi said Harmony Day is about celebrating cultural diversity in our country. “I believe it’s important to celebrate Harmony day because no matter what ethnic background […]

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Sports day proves a delight

Cardinia Gujarati Association Inc. (CGA) hosted a sports day and barbecue at PB Ronald Park in Pakenham on Sunday 10 March. Sports day was primarily a closed group event arranged for the local Gujarati Indian Community, however CGA was honoured to have attendees participating from other cultural backgrounds. The focus of this day was to […]

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New homestead celebration for woodworkers

The Berwick Woodworkers Club officially opened their new homestead at the Old Cheese Factory in Berwick. Forming in 1986 and operating out of a private backyard shed in Hampton Park, the Berwick Woodworkers are a group of people committed to creating hand-made toys for those in need, especially those doing it tough during the festive […]

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$70m for Racecourse Road, PM unveils

Prime Minister Scott Morrison was back in Pakenham to unveil a $70 million overhaul of Racecourse Road, one of the area’s worst bottlenecks. The “congestion-busting package” as described by the PM will duplicate Racecourse Road between the Princes Freeway and Henry Street, put traffic signals at the Bald Hill Road intersection and add a bridge […]

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Berwick to receive Medicare-eligible MRI licence

Patients in Berwick will now be able to access lifesaving scans for cancer, stroke, heart and other medical conditions, with the Federal Government announcing a new MRI licence for St John of God Hospital. An MRI is a commonly used medical scan which gives a detailed view of the soft tissues of the body such […]

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