Students in seat of power

Mulgoa MP Tanya Davies was thrilled with the success of the recent Mulgoa Senior School Leadership Forum.

Nineteen students from local schools, including Colyton High School and St Clair High School, attended the forum at NSW Parliament House to discuss leadership with Legislative Assembly Speaker Shelley Hancock and Resources and Energy Minister Anthony Roberts.

They also watched Parliament's question time and saw the Premier and government ministers in action.

The forum is an annual event initiated by Mrs Davies to inspire senior school students to think more broadly about leadership in the community.

Family Day Care win

Plumpton-based carer Maria Bastian has been recognised as the western suburbs regional winner in the excellence in Family Day Care awards.

Ms Bastian, who is registered with Blacktown Family Day Care, is now in the running for the state and national titles to be announced by Family Day Care Australia this year.

GP training restructure

WentWest has joined forces with Beyond Medical Education and Coast City Country General Practice Training to establish a general practice training entity.

It will create a single GP training organisation to respond to opportunities, including the federal government's restructure of GP training.

This story IN BRIEF first appeared on St Marys-Mt Druitt Star.