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Reforming in-home aged care

The Australian Government is returning to the timeframe put forward by the Royal Commission into Aged Care to deliver a reformed and improved in-home aged care program by 1 July 2024.  This represents an extension from July 2023. Further details in the link below. The...

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New Northern Rivers mental health support: Safe Havens

The NSW Government and Healthy North Coast have launched four new Safe Haven community support and wellbeing hubs across the Northern Rivers region to offer mental health support and community resilience. Located in Lismore, Murwillumbah, Mullumbimby and Woodburn,...

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Rental lists for week commencing Aug 01, 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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New grant opportunities, coming soon!

Support for children with disability or developmental concerns The National Early Childhood Program for children with disability or developmental concerns (NECP) aims to support young children (aged 0 to 8 years) with newly identified disability or emerging...

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Magic and Emotion Coaching for parents

1-2-3 Magic Parenting Group is running Magic and Emotion Coaching, a free three session parenting course, designed to provide parents and carers with skills to prevent or manage common behaviour problems. The program also helps parents / carers to build positive...

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Solid Mob survey

Solid Mob is seeking feedback through a short 5 minute survey from community partners, stakeholder, schools, sporting and community groups that have partnered with us in an event. This includes: inviting us along to your School or community NAIDOC event partnering on...

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2022 Community Grants Round opens August 1

The annual Community Grants Round distributed by the Northern Rivers Community Foundation (NRCF) will open on 1 August and is set to provide the recovery and long-term support the community needs following significant flooding in the region. The NRCF has adapted its...

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Social Futures is recruiting

Social Futures is recruiting for the following roles. Senior Program Worker Youth Access https://careers.socialfutures.org.au/job-details/query/8657764   Program Worker – Youth Access https://careers.socialfutures.org.au/job-details/query/8683616   Care...

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How to set up a payment plan with your energy provider

Are you finding it hard to pay your energy bill? You’re not alone and as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, bill payments have become more stressful and challenging for many households. Under NSW law, all electricity and gas retailers must establish payment plans or...

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DCJ is looking for a Project Officer for flood support

The Department of Communities and Justice is advertising for a Project Officer – Flood Support Program – Temporary role until June 2023 SEE: https://jobs.dcj.nsw.gov.au/job/Ballina-Project-Officer-NSW-2478/830497801/ The closing date is Sunday , July 31....

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The Family Centre is recruiting

The Family Centre is a progressive, community-owned, for purpose organisation, driven by our values and focused on outcomes. Together, we create opportunities for children, young people and families and increase social value in our community. We have two exciting...

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Quality and safety risks for in home services

The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission has highlighted some important risks for in home services in their July 2022 Bulletin and offers guidance on what home services should look out for when reviewing their performance. The bulletin identifies five areas of...

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