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“Shared Lives” Foster Carer Training opportunity

“Shared Lives” Foster Carer Training opportunity

CASPA is looking for people in the community who have ever thought about becoming a foster carer and would like to contribute and make a difference to a child and young person’s life. CASPA is running a FREE online training session called Shared Lives. The dates and...

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Kinship 2021 Festival Report

Kinship 2021 Festival Report

Murwillumbah Community Centre would like to thank all Kinship 2021 Sponsors, Supporters, Committee and Volunteers. The Kinship Markets was 2021's celebration of National Families Week, held in Murwillumbah, and directed by members of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

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How much does a granny flat Cost?

How much does a granny flat Cost?

You want to live close to your family loved ones and a granny flat seems like a good idea. But where to start? Granny flats can offer options for extra space to care for a family member, however some of the considerations include financial costs, council planning and...

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Carer Gateway: an online resource for carers

Carer Gateway: an online resource for carers

As a carer, you have many things you need to manage every day. Explore this information to get practical tips and support to help you in your role. The Carer Gateway website is all about meeting your needs as a carer. The carer gateway have phone counselling, an...

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MHFA Childcare and Mental Health Symposium

MHFA Childcare and Mental Health Symposium

In line with the National Mental Health Month's theme this year on 'Mental Health: Post Pandemic Recovery Challenges and Resilience', the Mental Health Foundation Australia has planned this symposium which will focus on the mental health of the childcare workforce,...

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NAIDOC Week: Heal Country, heal our nation

NAIDOC Week: Heal Country, heal our nation

Heal Country calls for stronger measures to recognise, protect and maintain all aspects of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and heritage. Language and culture are intricately interwoven. In Australia, there are more than 250 Indigenous languages including...

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Our Home is a Smoke Free Zone – Door Mat program

Our Home is a Smoke Free Zone – Door Mat program

Solid Mob provides education and support  to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people on the health impacts of smoking and second hand smoke. We have recently delivered a project to make homes 'Smoke Free Zones"! This project is open to all Aboriginal and Torres...

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The Family Centre – Term 3 Online Course Program – Tweed

The Family Centre – Term 3 Online Course Program – Tweed

Young Mums to Be  Wednesdays July 14–August 18, 10am–12.30pm A course for women aged 21 years or under. There will be an information session each week focusing on either pregnancy or parenting. Sessions include practical information, as well as informal time focussing...

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Eat the Street serves up delicious fun for all ages

Eat the Street serves up delicious fun for all ages

If you love your food and music, then Lismore is the place to be on Saturday, 21 August as the iconic Eat the Street food, art and music festival returns for its 7th year with a new naming sponsor – the Lismore Workers Club. Lismore City Council’s Manager of Liveable...

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NAIDOC Week in September Celebration – Heal Country 2021

NAIDOC Week in September Celebration – Heal Country 2021

When:  Thursday 23rd September 2021 Where:  Namabunda Farm 112 Whites Lane, Alstonville 2477 Time:  11am to 3pm Lunch will be provided.  Activities on the day include: Tree planting Information stalls Yarning circle Kids arts & craft Games Sharing Stories For...

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