Reconciliation Week reflections

Individual photos of Jess, Nerida and Dinesha side by side

To mark National Reconciliation Week (27 May to 3 June), Link Wentworth staff members have been sharing reflections, resources, stories and questions about the histories, cultures and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. We have a Reconciliation Working Group that regularly meets to discuss how our organisation can do better to support our…Read More→

Barista Program for Link Wentworth residents

Link Wentworth's Barista Program. The male Barista instructor John from Darcy St Project shows an older female a cup of coffee with smiling. John has slicked back hair and a blue short-sleeved shirt with a grey apron.

Link Wentworth is asking its residents to apply for its free Ready2Work Barista Program to learn more about coffee, the hospitality industry, and be on your way to becoming a Barista. Over two months, residents will receive 50 hours of work experience with Darcy St Project and gain a wide variety of skills. The age…Read More→

Volunteering powerhouse Lynne

Older woman with grey white hair and glasses smiles. She is wearing a black blouse with red and white flower print. The designed background is yellow with a multicoloured design element

This week (16 – 22 May) is National Volunteer Week, Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteering. We appreciate so many of our residents who volunteer their time with Link Wentworth in our Tenant Advisory Group (TAG) and other various committees, including the Resilience Committee, or by contributing content for our resident newsletter and other publications….Read More→

Staff member Michael’s Mardi Gras journey

Staff member Michael smiling with his hair pulled back in a bun. He is wearing a patterned blue and pink shirt

Link Wentworth and its staff members embrace and celebrate diversity, inclusion and equality. This was made clear in the lead up to Mardi Gras this year when our Customer Service Team rallied around fellow staff member Michael Phillips who was part of the parade. Michael is a member of the Sydney Gaymers float and has…Read More→

Assertive Outreach during the floods

Since the current flood crisis began, we have been supporting our residents and clients with information through direct and online channels, essential services and additional support. One essential service that has continued despite the floods is our Assertive Outreach service. The service supports people who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Within the Hawkesbury-Nepean…Read More→

More ways residents can have a say

Elderly woman with short hair speaking into a microphone while sitting down at an event. She is wearing a grey jumper with a high collar.

We are always looking for more ways to give our residents a voice and be involved. This leads to many positive outcomes such as understanding the impact of Link Wentworth policies, projects, and resources on the lived experiences of residents. Resident notification: Our next Drop-in Sessions are being held across Sydney the week starting 17…Read More→

Free events in March 2022 – Community Calendar

A park filled with people

Have a look at these free events happening across Greater Sydney and the Blue Mountains. We recommend that you contact the organiser to confirm that their event is still going ahead and visit your local council website for more events. If you are a Link Wentworth resident and want to share an upcoming event, please…Read More→

Flood preparation with our Resilience Committee

This article was written by Link Wentworth residents Susan Lucock and Mary Conyard (pictured) before the current flood crisis had begun. We are grateful to Susan and Mary for taking initiative as the below information reached residents by mail at the right time. For current flood information, including resources specific to the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley, please…Read More→

2021 Annual Gardening Competition winners

A flower in one of the 2021 Annual Gardening Competition winning garden. It has red and white pointed petals and a yellow centre.

A big congratulations to all our 2021 Annual Gardening Competition winners and thank you to all who entered! This year was our biggest yet, with more categories and free Vegepod gardening packs on offer. Below are some highlights from the winning gardens – look at all those colours and textures. The competition will open again…Read More→

Improving customer experience – Perci

Male Link Wentworth staff member Perci. He is wearing a black shirt and has a thin, dark beard.

Perci Rana started in August 2021 as our Customer Experience Manager. He leads the Customer Experience Team at the Chatswood Hub. They answer all incoming calls and aim to address your request during your first call. Perci and the team are always looking at how to improve Link Wentworth’s services. Perci works directly with Amanda…Read More→