The Committee for Sydney is an independent think tank and champion for the whole of Sydney, providing thought leadership beyond the electoral cycle.
The Sydney Business Chamber established a presence in Western Sydney in 2012 to reflect its emergence as a growing economic force. Over this period its efforts have focused on advocating ideas to grow economic opportunities across the region to provide a stimulus for existing businesses and to attract new businesses.
The regional peak organisation for the Community Sector in Greater Western Sydney, WSCF ensures a voice for people working daily with the challenges facing the region, connecting those too often left out, through advocacy and capacity building.
WSROC's primary role is to represent the councils and communities of Western Sydney as well as developing resource sharing and other co-operative projects between member councils.
The Western Sydney University is an Australian multi-campus university in the Greater Western region of Sydney. Ranked in the top 400 in the world in the 2014 QS World University Rankings, WSU is currently ranked the 25th university in Australia.
Bankstown Poetry Slam is a not-for-profit community collective founded in February 2013 and has gained national recognition as the largest regular slam in the country. Heralding in over 300 people every month, BPS has featured renowned many spoken word poets, and runs workshops and holds performances in high schools and other organisations.
The Blue Datto Foundation is a NSW based registered charity that aims to protect the lives of young Australians through innovative road safety education. Blue Datto’s mission is to change the culture of young drivers by altering attitudes and behaviours.
Refugee Talent is a social enterprise and online platform that connects refugees with businesses. It aims to ease the difficulties faced by many refugees who struggle to gain their first local work experience in a new country, despite their qualifications and transferable skills.