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Honoring community members

Honoring community members

Sophia Watt was named Lismore City Council’s 2023 Citizen of the Year at this year’s Australia Day Awards held at the Goonellabah Sports & Aquatic Centre. Since the devastating February 2022 natural disaster, Sophia has cooked and delivered thousands of meals to...

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TAFE has announced many FREE courses for 2023

TAFE has announced an array of FREE courses for 2023. Check out the courses HERE. People can reskill or upskill with these courses. Fee-free* TAFE is a joint initiative of the Australian and New South Wales Governments, providing tuition-free training places for...

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Family Centre has new programs

Family Centre has new programs

The Family Centre has new programs coming up in the Northern Rivers. Circle of Security Parenting Tuesdays 7 February –21 March 2023, 10am–12pm A course for parents of children 0–5yrs. The course shows parents/carers how secure parent-child relationships can be...

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The Family Centre Course Program – Term 1 2023

The Family Centre Course Program – Term 1 2023

Parenting Courses Circle of Security Parenting Tuesdays 7 February –21 March 2023, 10am–12pm A course for parents of children 0–5yrs. The course shows parents/carers how secure parent-child relationships can be supported and strengthened. Parents/carers will learn how...

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Indexation fails to deliver the real increase people need

Indexation fails to deliver the real increase people need

The Australian Council of Social Service is calling for a real increase to income support payments, arguing that routine indexation is simply not enough. On January 1 each year income support payments including Youth Allowance and Austudy are adjusted for inflation....

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Holiday entertainment

Holiday entertainment

Summer holiday entertainment at the Goonellabah Library and Lismore Pop-Up Library With the excitement of Christmas and New Year’s Eve now in the rear view, the challenge of keeping the kids busy during the school holidays begins. The Goonellabah Library and the...

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Safe Haven Xmas Lunch

Safe Haven Xmas Lunch The Safe Haven Christmas lunch is on 25 December 12pm - 2pm at the Carpark below the Quad in Lismore - Corner of Rural and Dawson Street. All are welcome! Click here for Information about Safe Haven and the Safe Haven Xmas Lunch ...

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GSAC Pool Summer Sunday Sessions

GSAC Pool Summer Sunday Sessions

Splash into GSAC this Sunday for the first of its Summer Sunday Sessions. With the Lismore Memorial Baths still damaged after the February natural disaster, Lismore City Council has extended the GSAC pool’s opening hours to include Sundays. The pool will be opening on...

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