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Get Ready for bushfires this weekend

Get Ready for bushfires this weekend

Lismore City Council is encouraging families, friends and neighbours to use the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) Get Ready Weekend this weekend to prepare for bushfire season and start a broader conversation about being aware of and prepared for all hazards.“The 2019/20...

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COVID-19 Domestic and Family Violence Funding – Tranche 2

COVID-19 Domestic and Family Violence Funding – Tranche 2

Domestic, family and sexual violence services have had to respond to changes in service delivery, complexity or demand of their program resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. The NSW Government is inviting frontline organisations which are experiencing increased demand...

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Proud Partners behaviour change program

Proud Partners behaviour change program

Proud Partners will be held in accordance with COVID-19 restrictions, with social distancing and other health measures in place. If you do not feel safe to attend the group at this time, but are interested in joining a future round of the program, you can...

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Safe Parks and Reserves Survey

Safe Parks and Reserves Survey

There are approximately 580 parks and reserves in the Clarence Valley. Council and NSW Police are continuing to improve public safety in our parks and reserves. We'd like to know what our community think about anti-social behaviour and alcohol consumption in our parks...

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Barriers to accessing transport in the Clarence Valley

Barriers to accessing transport in the Clarence Valley

Barriers to accessing transport in the Clarence Valley Transport is a major challenge for regional areas. However, transport is different things to different people. We'd like your feedback with our short survey (below), which will help us identify the barriers people...

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Aboriginal Art Workshop with Uncle Joe Walker

Aboriginal Art Workshop with Uncle Joe Walker

Aboriginal Art Workshop with Uncle Joe Walker Uncle Joe Walker will be conducting two Aboriginal Art workshops in the Lower Clarence. This will be targeting Aboriginal youth aged 8-18 years old. Due to COVID 19 we ask for parents to register their kids prior to the...

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Support the efforts of volunteers in NSW

Support the efforts of volunteers in NSW

The Centre for Volunteering, on behalf of the Australian Government, is offering grants of between $1,000 to $5,000 to volunteer involving organisations to help support the inclusion of vulnerable people through volunteering. Volunteer based organisations can use...

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Richmond Tweed Regional Library Mobile Library Review

Richmond Tweed Regional Library Mobile Library Review

Richmond Tweed Regional Library wants to hear from you! RTRL has been providing the community with outreach services through a mobile library since 1980. During that time the service has evolved to meet changing community needs and expectations. In 2017, RTRL member...

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NSW Police Force Domestic Violence Information Sheets

NSW Police Force Domestic Violence Information Sheets

The NSW Police Force recently developed several information sheets to assist victims of domestic violence and defendants with their journey through the criminal justice system. The information sheets are available on the NSW Police Force website at...

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