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Rental lists for week commencing December 12, 2022

Click the links below to view the latest rental vacancy lists for the Northern Rivers region, including Tweed Heads, Lismore, Ballina, Grafton and Casino. If you or somebody you know is homeless, or is at risk of homelessness, contact Link2Home 1800 152 152 for 24...

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$3.9 million Lismore Urban Sports Precinct

Lismore City Council has received $3.9 million in State Government funding to create a new sports precinct, including a 2300sqm skate park, in the Lismore CBD, Lismore Mayor Steve Krieg announced today. “This is great news for our community and will create a family...

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The NSW Voices of LGBTQIA+ Young People Report is out

The NSW Advocate for Children and Young has released the People The Voices of LGBTQIA+ Young People in NSW 2022 Report. You can read it HERE.  The Advocate has a responsibility to consult with children and young people from a broad range of backgrounds and...

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Sustaining Old Age Volunteerism Among CALD Population

The Social Policy Research Centre at UNSW is doing a case study on how social service providers cannurture volunteering in CALD communities to reach out to older people at a higher risk of social isolation. They focus on an under-researched model of community...

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National 2023 Volunteering Conference in February

The 2023 National Volunteering Conference will be held on Ngunnawal Country, Canberra at the Australian National University from 13-14 February 2023. Join us as we come together to launch Australia’s first National Strategy for Volunteering in ten years. Early bird...

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Older People’s Mental Health Scholarships now open

Health Education and Training Institute (HETI) is offering Older People’s Mental Health scholarships in courses or units within its Applied Mental Health Studies framework for Semester 1, 2023. The scholarships cover 75% of the cost of study and are supported by the...

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Using evidence and Gap Maps for Healthy Ageing

The United Nations have a new tool to assist with finding evidence that supports research and focus funding in targeted areas as a part of the UN Decade of Healthy Ageing. Evidence and gap maps are interactive tools that help researchers and decision makers discover...

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Rental Lists for week commencing 5 December 2022

Click on the links below to view the latest rental vacancy lists for the Northern Rivers region. If you or somebody you know is homeless, or is at risk of homelessness, contact Link2Home 1800 152 152 for 24 hour emergency support.  If you are living from Tweed Heads...

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Pop-up Library Opens in Lismore

After the popular Lismore Library was destroyed by the February natural disaster, a new temporary Pop-Up Library will open its Molesworth Street doors on Thursday. Lismore City Mayor Steve Krieg said Council was determined to open a new temporary library while the...

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