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Hello, Possums! Providing homes for native animalshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/hello-possums-providing-homes-for-native-animalsHello, Possums! Providing homes for native animals2023-05-18T14:00:00Z
The dogs are barking: Animal shelter at capacityhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/the-dogs-are-barking-animal-shelter-at-capacityThe dogs are barking: Animal shelter at capacity2023-05-15T14:00:00Z
Multiculturalism to take centre stagehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/multiculturalism-to-take-centre-stageMulticulturalism to take centre stage2023-05-14T14:00:00Z
New community centre opens in Hurlstone Parkhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/new-community-centre-opens-in-hurlstone-parkNew community centre opens in Hurlstone Park2023-04-30T14:00:00Z
Council booms into action against litterhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/council-booms-into-action-against-litterCouncil booms into action against litter2023-04-30T14:00:00Z
Learn about crime prevention and safetyhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/learn-about-crime-prevention-and-safetyLearn about crime prevention and safety2023-04-20T14:00:00Z
Historic show of faith at Ramadan Nightshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/historic-show-of-faith-at-ramadan-nightsHistoric show of faith at Ramadan Nights2023-04-19T14:00:00Z
Billy Dib celebrates Ramadan and remissionhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/billy-dib-celebrates-ramadan-and-remissionBilly Dib celebrates Ramadan and remission2023-04-16T14:00:00Z
Learn about your family history this ANZAC Dayhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/learn-about-your-family-history-this-anzac-dayLearn about your family history this ANZAC Day2023-04-16T14:00:00Z
Sensational shows to see at the Bryan Brown Theatrehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/sensational-shows-to-see-at-the-bryan-brown-theatreSensational shows to see at the Bryan Brown Theatre2023-04-03T14:00:00Z
Beat boredom with our autumn school holidays programhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/beat-boredom-with-our-autumn-school-holidays-programBeat boredom with our autumn school holidays program2023-04-02T14:00:00Z
Debut event to eliminate racial discrimination in CBCityhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/debut-event-to-eliminate-racial-discrimination-in-cbcityDebut event to eliminate racial discrimination in CBCity2023-03-13T13:00:00Z
Programs to foster next generation of artistshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/programs-to-foster-next-generation-of-artistsPrograms to foster next generation of artists2023-03-13T13:00:00Z
"Not just about selling 'Yummy Yummy' food": The spiritual significance behind Ramadanhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/"not-just-about-selling-yummy-yummy-food"-the-spiritual-significance-behind-ramadan"Not just about selling 'Yummy Yummy' food": The spiritual significance behind Ramadan2023-03-08T13:00:00Z
Ramadan Nights Lakemba - Take your tastebuds on a tantalising tourhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/ramadan-nights-lakemba-take-your-tastebuds-on-a-tantalising-tourRamadan Nights Lakemba - Take your tastebuds on a tantalising tour2023-03-06T13:00:00Z
Bankstown Arts Centre fuels healing through arthttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/bankstown-arts-centre-fuels-healing-through-artBankstown Arts Centre fuels healing through art2023-03-05T13:00:00Z
Celebrating Canterbury-Bankstown's wonderful womenhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/celebrating-canterbury-bankstowns-wonderful-womenCelebrating Canterbury-Bankstown's wonderful women2023-03-05T13:00:00Z
Ramadan Nights - A spectacular month-long celebration of culturehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/ramadan-nights-a-spectacular-month-long-celebration-of-cultureRamadan Nights - A spectacular month-long celebration of culture2023-03-04T13:00:00Z
CBCity scores a hat trick with third synethic fieldhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/cbcity-scores-a-hat-trick-with-third-synethic-fieldCBCity scores a hat trick with third synethic field2023-02-26T13:00:00Z
Residents encouraged to join the clean up campaignhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/residents-encouraged-to-join-the-clean-up-campaignResidents encouraged to join the clean up campaign2023-02-20T13:00:00Z
Kicked to the curb: CBCity cracks down on illegal dumpinghttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/kicked-to-the-curb-cbcity-cracks-down-on-illegal-dumpingKicked to the curb: CBCity cracks down on illegal dumping2023-02-06T13:00:00Z
Campsie Lunar Noodle Markets: Lion dancers, lanterns and all the colour of Lunar New Yearhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/campsie-lunar-noodle-markets-lion-dancers-lanterns-and-all-the-colour-of-lunar-new-yearCampsie Lunar Noodle Markets: Lion dancers, lanterns and all the colour of Lunar New Year2023-01-29T13:00:00Z
Most outstanding honoured with CBCity's Australia Day Awardshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/most-outstanding-honoured-with-cbcitys-australia-day-awardsMost outstanding honoured with CBCity's Australia Day Awards2023-01-26T13:00:00Z
Welcoming CBCity’s new Aussies is the best way to celebrate Australia Dayhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/welcoming-cbcity’s-new-aussies-is-the-best-way-to-celebrate-australia-dayWelcoming CBCity’s new Aussies is the best way to celebrate Australia Day2023-01-19T13:00:00Z
Celebrate Australia Day & cool down at CBCity’s Pool Partieshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/celebrate-australia-day-cool-down-at-cbcity’s-pool-partiesCelebrate Australia Day & cool down at CBCity’s Pool Parties2023-01-16T13:00:00Z
Spectacular new water park opens at Greenacrehttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/spectacular-new-water-park-opens-at-greenacreSpectacular new water park opens at Greenacre2023-01-13T13:00:00Z
Better Homes and Gardens star named CBCity's Australia Day Ambassadorhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/better-homes-and-gardens-star-named-cbcitys-australia-day-ambassadorBetter Homes and Gardens star named CBCity's Australia Day Ambassador2023-01-09T13:00:00Z
Media alerthttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/media-alertMedia alert2023-01-09T13:00:00Z
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Summer funhttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/media/news/summer-funSummer fun2023-01-08T13:00:00Z

CBCity's Bushcare Program inspire local Picasso

CBCity's Bushcare Program inspire local Picasso For local artist, Kim Chau, CBCity’s Bushcare program is more than just an opportunity to give back to the local community, it inspires her artistic genius. Yes CBCity's Bushcare Program inspire local Picasso  

For local artist, Kim Chau, CBCity’s Bushcare program is more than just an opportunity to give back to the local community, it inspires her artistic genius.

The Birrong local first volunteered for Bushcare during her studies in Natural History Illustration to find inspiration for her botanical masterpieces.

But volunteering for Bushcare taught Ms Chau more than she could ever learn from a textbook.

“Bushcare allowed me to observe the parts of flowers, plants and insects that I would only read about in textbooks. It really brought out the Picasso in me,” Ms Chau said.

“And from expert birdwatchers to those skilled in environmental management, you get to volunteer with people who have a wealth of knowledge about the environment.”

When out on Bushcare expeditions, Ms Chau hunts for exquisite plants and animals that she can replicate in her botanical drawings and sculptures. She’s created intricate hand-made lemon myrtle cards, painted Macedonia’s with watercolour, and even built a 3D Cockatoo by paper.

“Sometimes you bump into something magnificent you would only see in the bush!” Ms Chau said.

“I discovered the Native Australian Greenhood Orchids at one of the Bushcare sites, and I now go back in the Wintertime to draw them.”

Mayor Khal Asfour said Canterbury-Bankstown has a rich, diverse and unique natural environment, that we all must nurture and care for.

“There are more than 350 hectares of natural Bushland in our City, which are important for their beauty and the educational and recreational opportunities they provide” Mayor Asfour said.

“I encourage all locals to roll up their sleeves and do their bit to help our natural landscape thrive.”

“With more than 17 different sites to choose from, you might even discover an ecosystem right around the corner from you!”

Ms Chau said volunteering at Bushcare is a great opportunity to enjoy nature and learn something new.

“You’ll make friends with people who have different skills and improve your knowledge on the environment,” she said.

Volunteers are currently needed across the 17 locations to help remove weeds, plant native vegetation and maintain wetlands.

For more information or to get involved, visit cb.city/bushcare


 16/02/2022 10:39 AM