Initiatives

The Hon. Gladys Berejiklian MP delivers the 2017 Lachlan Macquarie Lecture

Lachlan Macquarie Lecture

A prominent citizen will deliver an annual speech about the region, honouring the colonial Governor who opened up Western Sydney and its River Cities.

In 2017, the Lachlan Macquarie Lecture was delivered by the Premier of NSW, the Hon. Gladys Berejiklian MP (see video above), following the inaugural speech given by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in 2016.

Presentation of the 2017 Pemulwuy Prize by the NSW Premier

Western Sydney Leadership Awards & Pemulwuy Prize

Named after the famous Indigenous warrior and leader, the Pemulwuy Prize honours a leading citizen or group who have made an outstanding contribution to the region.

Presentation of the 2017 Western Sydney Leadership Awards

2017 CATEGORY WINNERS

EXCELLENCE IN PUBLIC POLICY
Greater Sydney Commission
CORPORATE LEADERSHIP
Celestino
INNOVATION IN EDUCATION
Western Sydney University Academy
REGIONAL ADVOCACY
Sydney Business Chamber - Western Sydney
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Amna Karra-Hassan
Auburn Giants
PRODUCTIVE PARTNERSHIPS &
PEMULWUY PRIZE RECIPIENT
Western Sydney Diabetes Initiative

Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue Launch in 2015