Sister Cities of Bankstown
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Sister Cities of Bankstown include:
- Broken Hill, a city in remote New South Wales. Bankstown signed its first Sister City Agreement with Broken Hill on 16 September 1986.
- Suita, Osaka, Japan. Bankstown signed its first international Sister City agreement with Suita City, Japan, in March 1989.
- Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. Colorado students in Bankstown signed a new Sister City Agreement with Colorado Springs, home of the United States Olympic Committee, on 13 July 2001.
- Yangcheon-gu City, Seoul, South Korea. In 1997, Bankstown signed a Friendship Agreement with Yangcheon-gu City in South Korea, resulting in the establishment of youth exchanges and the sharing of information between both local authorities. During a tour in 2001, Bankstown Council delegates met with Korean officials to discuss ways of promoting Bankstown companies with a view to creating new export markets. The Cities exchanged details of Management Planning Processes and inspections of community facilities took place in Yangcheon. A Sister City Agreement was subsequently signed with Yangcheon City in September 2002.
- Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China. In February 2000 a friendship agreement was made between Shijiazhuang City and Bankstown. The friendship agreement signifies that the two cities are exploring the possibility of venturing into a sister city agreement.
- "Bankstown's Sister Cities" (PDF). Bankstown City Council. http://www.bankstown.nsw.gov.au/RequestFile.cfm?FileIs=BCCSisterCitybro.pdf. Retrieved 20 July 2007.
- "Shijiazhuang friendship agreement". Bankstown City Council. http://www.bankstown.nsw.gov.au/Shijiazhuang/default.aspx. Retrieved 9 January 2010.